MCACC's New Hope Program

What is the New Hope Program?

MCACC's New Hope Program is another innovative way we work with our community to find positive outcomes for Maricopa County's shelter animals. This program allows us to coordinate life-saving efforts with other reputable animal welfare organizations who understand that animal homelessness is a community problem that requires a community solution.

Check out some of our amazing New Hope Partners and great funding opportunities here!


New Hope Partner Application Process

A New Hope Partner is an organization or entity that has completed the MCACC New Hope Partner application and contract process and has been approved by the Maricopa County Board Supervisors to take shelter animals into their program. Animal rescue organizations, animal shelters, animal welfare organizations, and veterinary hospitals are all welcome to apply to become a New Hope Partner with MCACC.    

Getting Started

  1. Review and download the New Hope Partner Application.
  2. Review all documents in the below Resources tab carefully to determine if participation as a New Hope Partner is a good fit for your organization.
  3. Return the completed application, along with all requested documents, via email or mail to the attention of New Hope Program Submissions - New Hope at MCACC 2500 S 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85009.
  4. Once received, the completed application packet will be reviewed. MCACC may conduct a site visit as part of the initial approval process.
  5. Upon department approval, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to review and Docusign the New Hope Program Contract. The contract must be signed by the Director/President of your organization.
  6. As the final step in the application process, MCACC will add your contract to the agenda for the next available public meeting of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
  7. After we have received the fully executed contract from the Board, you will be provided with a signed copy for your records, and your organization will be officially considered a New Hope Program Partner!

Your patience and cooperation are appreciated as the full application process may take up to 8 to 12 weeks to complete.

Contact Us

If your organization is interested in partnering with MCACC, please email Responses are normally sent within 24-48 hours from time of receipt.

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