BISSELL PET FOUNDATION

Until every pet has a home.

Grand Rapids, MI   |  http://www.bissellpetfoundation.org/

Mission

The BISSELL Pet Foundation exists to assist animal welfare organizations. This includes helping to reduce the number of animals in shelters and rescues through pet adoption, spay/neuter programs, microchipping and foster care. Since 2011, BISSELL Pet Foundation has awarded millions of dollars to our partner network of over 4,500 organizations in all 50 states.

Ruling year info

2011

Founder

Cathy Bissell

Main address

2345 Walker Ave Nw

Grand Rapids, MI 49544 USA

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EIN

38-3853264

NTEE code info

Other Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C. (T99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Each year in North America, millions of pets enter shelters and almost half of them are euthanized. BISSELL Pet Foundation aims to address the pet overpopulation problem by being a leader in providing support to shelter and rescue organizations across the country.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

BISSELL Pet Foundation Grants

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s lifesaving programs include nationwide Empty the Shelters adoption events and grant support for spay/neuter, adoption, emergencies and veterinary care.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Nearly 200,000 pets have been impacted by BISSELL Pet Foundation between November 2011 and September 2019.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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BISSELL PET FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 5/21/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mark Bissell


Board co-chair

Cathy Bissell

Ryan McLean

William Brennan

Kevin Little

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No