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Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 01/03/2014: Michigan Pet Fund Alliance

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 07/14/2014: MICHIGAN PET FUND ALLIANCE

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Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 01/03/2014: Michigan Pet Fund Alliance

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 07/14/2014: MICHIGAN PET FUND ALLIANCE

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Physical Address: Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 
EIN: 20-0399162
Web URL: www.michiganpetfund.org 
NTEE Category: D Animal related
D01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
D Animal related
D02 Management & Technical Assistance
E Health—General & Rehabilitative
E01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
Ruling Year: 2005 


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Mission Statement

End the killing of healthy and treatable homeless cats and dogs in Michigan.

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses

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Fiscal Year Starting: October 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: September 30, 2013

Total Revenue $51,761
Total Expenses $40,558

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Fiscal Year Starting: October 1, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: September 30, 2013

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Leadership

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Deborah Schutt

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Programs

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Spay/Neuter Clinic for the pets of limited income families. Provided 2000 procedures since 2/2007 Provide expertise and consultation to public shelters and rescue organizations on best practices. Champion efforts to stop/change antiquated practices and cruelty to companion animals through public awareness.

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Spayed/Neutered 1000 animals of low-income families

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Program: Municipal Animal Shelter Support (GuideStar Exchange,
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Assist shelters in learning and adopting best practices within the shelter operations to improve adoption rates and animal welfare.

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Program: No Kill Conference (GuideStar Exchange,
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Annual educational conference for shelter personnel, animal control officers, veterinarians, rescue staff, and volunteers.  Presents no kill formula programs/philosophies to move shelters in Michigan to no kill status.

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Program: Michigan Rescue Certification Program (GuideStar Exchange,
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Animal Protection & Welfare
Population Served:
Adults
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Program Description:

The Michigan Rescue Certification Program is designed to: Save more lives and maximize the capacity of animal shelters Establish best practice and a code of ethics Encourage more collaboration between rescues and shelters Advance Michigan to become a no-kill state

Program Long-Term Success:

First launched in 2012, the program has certified 15 rescues and shelters in Michigan which have committed to following a Best Practices and Code of Ethics, so that the public can easily select a reputable organization with which to adopt a pet or make a charitable donation.

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Number of organizations applying to become certified.

Program Success Monitored by:

Feedback by certified organizations as to effectiveness of program.

Program Success Examples:

Certified rescues are utilizing multiple forms developed by the program, such as animal surrender agreements, foster contract and guidelines, adoption applications and contracts, intake, home visit, volunteer liability forms, and volunteer manual.

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Animal Protection & Welfare
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Adults
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Program Description:

Each year the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance uses a variety of available data sources to determine if progress is being made toward becoming a no kill state. The most important data set available is from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - the annual reports submitted by licensed shelters.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

Over 100,000 cats and dogs are euthanized annually in Michigan shelters. Current practices, which are funded by tax payers dollars and charitable donations, are not solving the problem. The Michigan Pet Fund Alliance was formed to fill the void by introducing new techniques, based on the No Kill Equation model, including collaboration and cooperation among business, government, nonprofit communities and concerned citizens.
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