2015 Michigan Animal Welfare Fund Grant Winners


The state income tax check-off distributed more than $165,000 this year to registered animal shelters to fund qualified programs. You may see your local animal shelter in this year’s list: if so, your community will soon be benefitting from the funds! Please remember to donate to the fund on your state tax return this year, to keep the life-saving improvements at Michigan animal shelters coming! These winning programs were chosen by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The enabling legislation was originally spearheaded by the Michigan Humane Society.

Addison Veterinary Clinic (Addison): $10,000.00
AuCaDo Rescue Mid Michigan (Remus): $1,790.00
Brownstown Animal Control (Brownstown): $600.00
Cherryland Humane Society (Traverse City): $10,000.00
Clare County Animal Control (Harrison): $9,700.00
Delta Animal Shelter (Escanaba): $160.00
Downriver Central Animal Control (Southgate): $2,900.00
City of Hazel Park Animal Shelter (Hazel Park): $10,000.00
Humane Society of Genesee County (Burton): $9,900.00
Humane Society of West Michigan (Grand Rapids): $4,464.00
Iosco County Humane Society (Tawas City): $9,999.50
Kalamazoo County Animal Services & Enforcement (Kalamazoo): $7,000.00
Livingston County Animal Control (Howell): $7,532.66
Mackinac County Animal Shelter (St. Ignace): $4,000.00
Macomb County Animal Control (Clinton Township): $7,475.00
McCloud’s Lake Haven (Newaygo): $750.00
Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society (Detroit): $10,000.00
Michigan Humane Society (Bingham Farms): $6,025.00
Missaukee Humane Society (Lake City): $4,578.00
Newaygo County Animal Shelter (White Cloud): $200.00
City of River Rouge Animal Shelter (River Rouge): $10,000.00
St. Joseph County Animal Control (Centreville): $5,950.00
Taylor Animal Shelter (Taylor): $10,000.00
Tuscola County Animal Shelter (Caro): $800.00
Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (Negaunee): $7,728.00
Volunteers Muskego County Animal Shelter – Pound Buddies (Muskegon): $7,000.00
Woodhaven & Trenton Animal Shelter (Woodhaven): $6,900.00



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