The Indianapolis Animal Welfare Alliance is a collaborative and engaged coalition of public and private animal shelters, outreach and rescue groups, and individuals who are dedicated to the welfare of animals in the City of Indianapolis.
Members of the Alliance recognize that long-term efforts and goals can only be realized through a cooperative approach and readily share information and resources (as they can) to meet their collective needs.
Members of the Alliance recognize that to sustain a model program for animal welfare in the City of Indianapolis, the concepts and format must be institutionalized so that the long-term success of the collective group is not based on any one individual who serves at the helm of any of the organizations, whether large or small, public or private. As leadership changes within any of the members, the other members hope that new leaders are selected based on their ability to work cooperatively and in the spirit of the Alliance.
Members of the Alliance pay no dues but make the following commitments:
In its initial stages, the Alliance will be based on a board/committee structure, driven by the strategic goals and initiatives to realize the 10-Year Vision: