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News and Announcements

A new day for cats and dogs
in Phoenix and Indianapolis

The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust is a major supporter of animal welfare initiatives in Indianapolis and Phoenix. Through increased spay and neuter surgeries, adoptions and public education, local animal welfare groups are reducing the number of animals euthanized. The numbers tell the story.
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Check out the 2015 grant guidelines

The Trust has made revisions to its grant guidelines, application process and deadlines. The first funding cycle deadline in 2015 is January 12. The second deadline is June 29.

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Children’s Action Alliance honors Gene D’Adamo

Arizona’s Children’s Action Alliance honored the Trust’s President and CEO Gene D’Adamo at its annual luncheon October 10 with the Horace Steele Child Advocacy Award for his work at The Arizona Republic as a philanthropic leader and for bringing Arizonans together for safer children and stronger families. He continues that commitment to children and families at the Trust.

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Mega adoption events clear Indianapolis area shelters

A total of 946 dogs and cats found homes at the October Indy Mega Adoption Event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The event was the second adoption weekend presented this year by Love me. Fix me., an initiative of the Trust. A total of 672 animals found homes at a two-day event in June.

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Trust promotes four to program directors

New program directors Robert Berger and Belen Gonzalez in Phoenix and David Hillman and Lee Ann Hoy in Indianapolis will be responsible for leading grant making and initiatives.

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Meet three new Trust staff members

Michael Mendel and Jeff Small have joined the Trust’s grant making team as program associates. Mendel is based in Phoenix and Small in Indianapolis. In addition, Lorie Stringer joined the Phoenix staff as an administrative assistant, working with the grants team and assisting with communications.

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An evening at the museum with Indiana grantees

Grantees welcomed Trust CEO Gene D’Adamo to Indiana at a reception June 4th at the Indiana State Museum.

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35 Indiana and Arizona nonprofits receive $3.1 million in grants

The Trust recently awarded $3,149,100 to 35 Indiana and Arizona nonprofit organizations in its first round of grantmaking in 2014.

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Our Founder

Nina Mason Pulliam was a business leader, journalist, humanitarian and a lover of all creatures. At her direction, upon her death, her assets were placed into an irrevocable charitable trust to support the causes she loved in her home states of Arizona and Indiana. Read More