Rosendin Employees Raise $11,000 for Junior Achievement of Arizona

Employees with Rosendin, the nation’s largest employee-owned electrical contracting company with a regional office in Tempe, raised $11,000 to support literacy education in Arizona by partnering with Junior Achievement of Arizona (JA) for a Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon. Rosendin had 15 teams of bowlers and there were 9 teams of bowlers from event vendors that participated … [More]

Voya Employees Surprise Children’s Cancer Network with $10,000 Donation

Employees from Voya Financial, Inc. recently gathered in Chandler, Arizona, to volunteer at the Children’s Cancer Network, and they brought a surprise along with them – a $10,000 donation from Voya Foundation. Voya’s Arizona employees have had a long-standing relationship with the Children’s Cancer Network (CCN), which provides assistance to Arizona families battling childhood … [More]

Bank Foundation Launches Online Donation System to Fulfill Community Mission

Integro Bank announces the launch of the foundation's online donation landing page. The activation of the online donation system will allow the Integro Bank Foundation to move forward with its overall mission to support nonprofit organizations in the community that help small businesses grow. The foundation aims to advocate and provide exemplary leadership … [More]

Goodwill Raises More Than $285,000; Funds to Support Job Seekers, Arizonans without a High School Diploma, Veterans

Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona (GCNA) hosted its annual Empower fundraising breakfast on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Phoenix Art Museum. More than 350 guests gathered to learn how Goodwill transforms the lives of individuals and families through programs and services like The Excel Center, a tuition-free high school for adults, the new Veteran and Military Family … [More]

WM Phoenix Open and the Thunderbirds Raise a Record $14.5 Million for Arizona Charities

The Thunderbirds – hosts of the WM Phoenix Open Presented by Taylor Morrison – announced the 2023 edition of “The People’s Open” raised a record $14.5 million for Arizona charities. This marks the sixth time in tournament history The Thunderbirds and the WM Phoenix Open have raised more than $10 million for charity in a single tournament. The previous record was set in 2020 … [More]

Credit Union Awards $44K in Grants to 10 Statewide Nonprofits

Since launching the Local Causes Visa® debit card program in 2020, Arizona Federal Credit Union has supported more than 60 unique nonprofits throughout Metro-Phoenix. Today, the local credit union has announced the latest group of 10 nonprofit organizations that will receive grants to support community-based initiatives. This round of grants amounts to a total of $44,000, and … [More]

Parsons Foundation Donates $500,000 for Homeless Youth Services

Native American Connections is pleased to announce a $500,000 grant over two years from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. The donation will fund the organization’s existing Homeless Youth Services. “The sad reality is that more and more youth are experiencing homelessness in Arizona,” said Bob Parsons, co-founder, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. “Native … [More]

Parsons Foundation Donates $300,000 to Junior Achievement of Arizona

A recent study found 8 out of 10 American workers live paycheck to paycheck to make ends meet. These issues are even more critical for low-income and ethnically diverse students, as they are least likely to learn financial and career readiness concepts at home or school. The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation grant of $300,000 over two years to Junior Achievement of Arizona … [More]

Panda Express Announces $14 Million Pledge to Phoenix Children’s

Panda Express announced its $14.8 million, 10-year pledge to Phoenix Children’s as well as unveiled the new Panda Cares Center of Hope playroom on the 9th floor of the Thomas Campus. Leadership from both organizations were in attendance as well as Panda Cares Child Life specialists, passionate restaurant employees and patients who want to say thank you in person. “Panda … [More]

Tempe Awards Nearly $225,000 in Arts Grants to Local Nonprofits and Artist Collectives

The Tempe community can expect to see a calendar full of exciting, inclusive arts and culture programs this year thanks to a $225,000 investment from the City of Tempe. This week, Tempe awarded 35 arts grants to nonprofit organizations and artists collectives that present arts and culture programming. The funding supports a wide variety of activities, from theatre groups to … [More]

Arizona Foundation for Women Finds a New Independence with 501(c)(3) Status

Arizona Foundation for Women has been a leading voice of advocacy and a resource for women since its inception in 1995 and has provided millions of dollars to community nonprofit organizations. Each year, AFW awards grants to Arizona nonprofits that make a difference in the lives of women in the areas of safety, health, and economic empowerment. In 2016, the AFW became a … [More]

Maximizing Charitable Donations for Arizona State Tax Purposes: A Win-Win Strategy for Businesses

by Elizabeth Hale

In today’s business landscape, corporate social responsibility is more than just a buzzword; it’s a crucial aspect of running a successful and sustainable business. Companies engaging in philanthropy and giving back to their communities often earn the respect and loyalty of their customers, employees and stakeholders. Additionally, charitable donations can be a strategic tax … [More]

LGBTQ Philanthropy Center Grants $432,750 to Nonprofits Serving LGBTQ People across Arizona

The Arizona Community Foundation’s Kellenberger + Tollefson Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy has granted $432,750 to 35 nonprofit organizations serving LGBTQ people across Arizona. “We are proud to have this opportunity to invest in organizations that are actively engaged in work that supports the Center’s mission to advance justice and opportunity for LGBTQ people and the … [More]

Valley of the Sun United Way Grants $9.3M for Maricopa County Nonprofit Organizations and Schools

Valley of the Sun United Way announced today more than $9.3 million in strategic investments of programs and services provided by 101 nonprofit organizations and schools throughout Maricopa County. In partnership with First Things First and other government support, Valley of the Sun United Way also provides nearly $80 million to support families with affordable quality … [More]

Delta Dental of Arizona Contributed $1.5 Million Through Community Giving

The Delta Dental Institute released its 2022 Community Impact Report highlighting the philanthropic investments that Delta Dental made last year to support the oral and overall health of communities across the country. According to the report, Delta Dental of Arizona contributed $1,495,967, positively impacting more than 295,125 people. “Delta Dental of Arizona exists to … [More]

Fresh Start to Expand Services for Women of Color through $1.3M Investment from JPMorgan Chase

Through a $1.3-million commitment from JPMorgan Chase to Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, the local nonprofit will provide expanded resources and support directly to women of color across the Valley. Fresh Start was selected as one of eight organizations nationwide to be awarded a grant from JPMorgan Chase’s Annual Challenge competition, receiving funding to increase support … [More]

Amazon Donation to Provide Shoes to Maricopa County Homeless

Amazon has donated 640 pairs of tennis shoes and sandals to Phoenix-based Circle the City that will be distributed to people facing homelessness in Maricopa County as a way to promote sustainability and support the community. Shoes and footwear are always in need and are critical to the health needs of the homeless. Many people facing homelessness have aged and worn footwear … [More]

Vitalyst Health Foundation Announces $700,000 in Grants

The Vitalyst Health Foundation Board of Trustees has approved $700,000 for four Systems Change Grants. The grants, each worth $175,000 over three years, are part of the Foundation’s ongoing mission to improve health and well-being for vulnerable populations across Arizona. Grant recipients are Activate Food Arizona, Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, the Northern … [More]

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