Tax Check-off  for Michigan Animal Welfare Fund


Tax-payers: Have you completed your 2014 Michigan income tax return yet? If not, be sure to include a donation to the Animals Welfare Fund by using Form 4642 available here.


The Michigan Companion Animal Welfare Fund was established as a tax check-off to support animal shelters statewide. Registered shelters may apply for grants from the fund. Eligible projects include spay/neuter programs, registration fees and speakers for anti-cruelty training conferences, and programs that provide for the care and protection of animals pursuant to state animal anticruelty laws. See which shelters received funds from last year's contributions. 

Shelter receiving 2015 Animal Welfare Grants. Source: MDARD
Michigan Shelters Receiving Animal Welfare Grants
Source: MDARD


Shelters: Your staff may begin to apply for grants for next year. MDARD has posted a 2015 Animal Shelter Letter  containing information about the grant. The fillable form, listed below, is due November 10, 2015. 


Kroger Renewal in April
Each April, all  existing  Kroger Community Rewards members are asked to re-enroll in the program. This quick & easy process allows you to continue earning donations for Michigan Pet Fund Alliance whenever you swipe your Kroger card. Linking your card doesn't affect your gas points, and doesn't require that you shop at a specific store: all spending at any Kroger counts! 


 Between April 1 - May 1, please enroll or  re-enroll at  
Enter  90335 for Michigan Pet Fund Alliance.  
Send any questions to


Thank you! 

Michigan Pet Fund Alliance Mission
The single mission of the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance is to stop the killing of healthy and treatable homeless cats and dogs in Michigan shelters. 

MPFA is an all-volunteer organization collaborating with shelter and rescue organizations to achieve No Kill through training, technical  assistance,
 education and advocacy.

For more information: 
877-FUR-PALS  (877-387-7257)

The Michigan Pet Fund Alliance is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization as defined by the IRS and is a Guidestar Exchange Silver Participant.
Guidestar Silver 
 Contributions are tax deductible. 
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