About the Foundation

Founded in 1969 by the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association, the Michigan Animal Health Foundation (MAHF) was created to allow those who love animals an opportunity to donate money to assist in improving animal health and well-being through tax-exempt contributions.MAHF provides grants to those working on research and educational projects that help animals to have longer, better, and healthier lives and advance the practice of medicine.In 2017, MAHF founded the Companion Animal Fund, offering financial assistance to veterinary clinics and hospitals treating companion animals of clients under the federal poverty level, on Medicaid or on WIC (Women Infants & Children).