EIN 84-6032307

Morris Animal Foundation (MAF)

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Morris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that invests in science to advance animal health. The Foundation is a global leader in funding scientific studies for companion animals, horses and wildlife.
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Program areas at MAF

Animal health studies: the Foundation funds researchers around the world who are solving critical health problems in animals, including dogs, cats, horses, llamas, alpacas and wildlife. Our work is helping researchers in the field find new diagnostics, treatments and cures for diseases and other health concerns for animals around the world, including many endangered species.
Program awareness: Morris Animal foundations mission is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Raising awareness about the foundations programs and impact is a critical component to fulfilling our mission. The foundations website provides a valuable resource for supporters, including a blog that highlights organizational and study successes, campaigns and donor/partner stories. The website also is used to promote retention for the organizations golden retriever lifetime study, the largest and longest study ever undertaken in the united states to understand cancer in dogs. The foundations stop cancer furever campaign includes videos and podcasts, as well as downloadable information and articles to help pet owners learn more about how pets develop cancer and to raise awareness about cancer in pets. The organization also provides Animal health information through an extensive direct response program to donors, which includes direct mail, a quarterly print newsletter, an email newsletter program and educational webinars.

Grants made by MAF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Regents of the University of California / University of CaliforniaAnimal HLTH Studies$695,642
University of Georgia Research FoundationAnimal HLTH Studies$146,765
Revive and RestoreAnimal HLTH Services$132,000
...and 14 more grants made

Who funds Morris Animal Foundation (MAF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Mark & Bette Morris Family FoundationAnimal Health Research$1,175,000
American College Of Veterinary Internal Medicine FoundationOther Grant$423,951
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$227,632
...and 77 more grants received totalling $3,254,740

Personnel at MAF

Tiffany GrunertPresident and Chief Executive Officer$308,009
Sarah SvitakChief Operating Officer$112,054
Carol BorchertChief Marketing Officer$179,354
Ryan WelchChief Development Officer$214,182
Kathy TietjeChief Program Officer
...and 15 more key personnel

Financials for MAF

RevenuesFYE 06/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,090,948
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$-913,179
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,899,579
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$990,583
Total revenues$18,067,931

Form 990s for MAF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-02-01990View PDF
2021-062022-01-26990View PDF
2020-062021-04-06990View PDF
2019-062020-07-07990View PDF
2018-062019-03-28990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 18, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 16, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
June 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Ira C Kaplan and Anita M Migday Foundation
January 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsAnimal organizationsCharities
AnimalsPublic policy
Operates donor advised fundsOperates internationallyNational levelEndowed supportTax deductible donations
General information
720 S Colorado Blvd Ste 174-a
Denver, CO 80206
Metro area
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
Denver County, CO
Website URL
(800) 243-2345
Facebook page
Twitter profile
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D40: Veterinary Services
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
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