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NEXT DEADLINE

November 1, 2022

$982,206 Awarded Since 2001

Funding cycles occur twice annually, in May and November

Funding decisions are made by the Miccio Board of Directors

A Not-For-Profit Corporation Created for Benevolent and Educational Purposes

​The Miccio Foundation is named for Dr. Ursula Delworth's first cat, Miccio (pronounced mee chee o). It supports projects that address the well-being of animals in the State of Iowa, with primary focus on companion animals.

Since 2001, we have awarded nearly $953,655 in grant monies. Funds can be used for, but are not limited to, such projects as humane education, start-up programs, medical care and equipment, spay/neuter programs, caging, and adoption support. These projects should have an immediate, direct and measurable effect on improving animal welfare in the target community.

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“Ursula’s legacy is the vision of a more humane world for animals and humans alike."

Kathleen Janz
Miccio Foundation Board of Directors President (2007-2011)

URSULA DELWORTH

The Miccio Foundation is named for Dr. Ursula Delworth's first cat, Miccio (pronounced mee chee o). It supports projects that address the well-being of animals in the State of Iowa, with primary focus on companion animals.

AWARDS

Since 2001, we have awarded nearly $953,655 in grant monies. Funds can be used for, but are not limited to, such projects as humane education, start-up programs, medical care and equipment, spay/neuter programs, caging, and adoption support. These projects should have an immediate, direct and measurable effect on improving animal welfare in the target community.

APPLY

Those eligible for Miccio Foundation grants in support of Iowa's animals will be organizations that have demonstrated commitment to animal welfare. Examples include, but are not limited to, private and governmental animal shelters, humane societies, rescue groups, volunteer foster organizations, and local animal control agencies.