Passionate Work

by Kristen  Merrifield

As we are just coming off one of the most generous and philanthropic seasons of the year, and with a brand new year at our fingertips, now is an important time to consider how we will continue to support our communities in the coming year. As business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs, you have an important opportunity to engage in and support the nonprofit sector as we … [More]

Arizona Gives Announces Employee Giving Landing Pages for Businesses

by Jennifer Purcell

Arizona Gives is excited to announce a new way for businesses to get involved in Arizona Gives Day (April 2) through employee giving landing pages. The customizable pages can be created with just a few clicks and will allow a business to share their philanthropic principles and encourage employees to donate to a local nonprofit on Arizona Gives Day.  How will it work? … [More]

Corporate Philanthropy

by Michael B. Cyrino

Do you engage your customers in your community involvement?  We have a wide range of stakeholders that includes the State, our providers, our members, the communities we serve and more. Many times we partner with one of our providers to conduct health screenings at events we sponsor or attend. In other opportunities, we support community efforts that further state … [More]

January 2019 On The Board and In The Spotlight

by Robin Hanson

Name: Yvonne Moss Company: Caritas Law Group, P.C. Job Title: Attorney What drew you to the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits board? I work with nonprofits on a daily basis. I was drawn to the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits because of its positive impact on the Arizona nonprofit sector. What would you say to someone considering joining a nonprofit board? Anyone interested … [More]

Rethinking our Approach to Community Solutions

by Thomas Barr

On a slightly chilly yet sunny day in November in Arizona, crowds descended upon a local art festival, gazing at the unique vendors, their mouths watering at the smell of kettle corn cooking in the distance. A man in his 50s sat with his dog asking for spare change. My wife walked over to hand the man a few dollars and pet the pup. “His name’s Kansas City,” he said and … [More]