Babbo Italian Eatery Raises $105,634 for Pancreatic Cancer Research

Babbo Italian Eatery celebrated its 20th anniversary on Thursday, April 7, with the grand opening of its Goodyear location and a Day of Giving to benefit the Seena Magowitz Foundation. The community came together to support this important cause with all Babbo locations donating 100% of profits on April 7 in support of pancreatic cancer research. “We are so grateful to the … [More]

Republic Services Unveils $2 Million Sponsorship to Fund New Sustainable Garden in Phoenix’s Hance Park

In celebration of Earth Day, Republic Services, Inc. announced its $2 million sponsorship to the City of Phoenix to help revitalize downtown's Margaret T. Hance Park, transforming it into an iconic urban space that will help drive the city's civic, cultural and economic life. The Republic Services Charitable Foundation contribution will help fund the park's Republic Services … [More]

Arizona Women’s Partnership Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary by Awarding $30,000 in Grants

The Arizona Women’s Partnership, Inc., an all-volunteer philanthropic non-profit, formed in 2002 and based in Phoenix celebrates its 20th anniversary of providing grants to grass roots charities that assist disadvantaged women and children in AZ. AZWP is pleased to announce that it has awarded another $30,000 in grants which means a total of over $565,000 in grants. "This is … [More]

Arizona Couple Donates Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic

by Jim McVeigh

Thomas R. and Ruth Ann Hornaday of Paradise Valley, Arizona, have donated the Collaborative Research Building to Mayo Clinic. The 110,000-square-foot biomedical research facility, which opened on Mayo Clinic's Scottsdale campus in 2005, is valued at $64.4 million. The Collaborative Research Building houses laboratory-based research activity at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Mayo … [More]

Inaugural Gateway Celebrity Fight Night Raised More Than $5 Million after Two Years Away

Gateway for Cancer Research, an internationally recognized philanthropic organization that has generated more than $90 million in charitable funding throughout its 27-year history, raised more than $5 million at its inaugural Gateway Celebrity Fight Night, the result of a merger between Gateway and Celebrity Fight Night in 2021. This year's event featured a "Stardust Dreams" … [More]

Glencroft Receives $70,000 in Grants

Glencroft Center for Modern Aging, the largest senior living campus in Arizona located in Glendale, has received $70,000 in grants and will use the funding to construct a walking and exercise trail for its residents. Construction is underway with a fall completion target. ZoeLife is Glencroft’s signature program that helps Glencroft residents maintain a healthy, active … [More]

Phoenix Children’s Gets $125K Grant to Provide Mobile Healthcare, Homeless Youth Outreach

Phoenix Children’s has been committed to improving the health and welfare of all children in the community, not just those patients treated in the brick and mortar facilities.  In alignment with Boeing’s mission to support outreach projects that directly improve access to quality health care to historically underserved communities, Phoenix Children’s has received a $125,000 … [More]

Scottsdale-Based Plexus Worldwide Celebrates Donation of 30 Million Meals

Plexus Worldwide, one of the largest direct selling health and wellness companies in the world, hit a major milestone by donating 30 million meals** through their Nourish One® initiative to people facing food insecurity. This achievement comes as a result of the efforts of Plexus Brand Ambassadors and team members in their ongoing commitment to fighting worldwide hunger. In … [More]

Seven Arizona Bioscience Startups to Watch in 2022

A regenerative treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, a respiratory-assist device to improve COPD patient care, a blood-based test for colorectal cancer, and a treatment to solve bad dog breath are some of the transformative advances of the 2022 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program participants. The seven Arizona-based, early-stage companies competitively … [More]

Credit Union Foundation Opens Community Impact Grants for Arizona Nonprofits

OneAZ Credit Union and the OneAZ Community Foundation has opened the application process for the 2022 Community Impact Grants. This year, $5,000 will be awarded to 50 nonprofit organizations that positively impact communities served by OneAZ. This represents more than double the amounts awarded in 2021. “We are proud to announce that this year we’ll be able to assist … [More]

See What Company Has a $5.5B Economic Impact in Arizona

A study just released by Applied Analysis shows that Cox, a family-owned business serving the Phoenix Metropolitan area and Southern Arizona since 1995, has a $5.5 billion positive economic impact in Arizona annually. The study focuses on key economic indicators upon which Cox impacts Arizona’s economy including: $5.5 billion in total economic impact in Arizona … [More]

Desert Financial Foundation Funds 1 Darn Cool School at Phoenix Children’s with $850,000 Donation

Desert Financial Foundation and Desert Financial Credit Union donated $850,000 to 1 Darn Cool School at Phoenix Children’s during a check presentation Tuesday, Feb. 15. This is the second donation of a four-year, $3 million commitment to Phoenix Children’s. The 1 Darn Cool School is a fully accredited K-12 school with eight full-time master’s level teachers. The … [More]

Make-A-Wish Celebrates 40 Years of Wishes to Go to the Super Bowl

Make-A-Wish will be sending a team of 15 wish kids and their families to Los Angeles to attend Super Bowl LVI. The kids, who are all facing critical illnesses, will be treated to a life-changing experience thanks to the generous donations of individuals and corporate supporters, including the National Football League (NFL). In addition to celebrating a return of wish kids to … [More]

Piper Grantmaking in 2021 Demonstrates Commitment to Long-Term Investment and Meeting Critical Moments

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s nearly $141 million in grantmaking during the last half of 2021 is a keen expression of both its legacy of long-term strategic investment in Maricopa County’s resilience and its unique ability to respond powerfully to unfolding crises. From July through December 2021, Piper Trust awarded $140,961,650 in grants. This total includes … [More]

Rob and Melani Walton Foundation Makes $5M Gift to Arizona’s Homeless Pets

The Arizona Humane Society is thrilled to announce a $5M gift from the Rob and Melani Walton Foundation, one of the largest single contributions to AHS in its 64-year history. This milestone gift to name the Rob & Melani Walton Papago Park Campus, expected to open in early 2023, signifies the culmination of years' worth of transformation for homeless pets in Maricopa … [More]

Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation Awards $100,000 to First Place® AZ for Nutrition and Gardening Initiative

Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation has awarded First Place® AZ, an Arizona nonprofit that serves individuals with autism and neurodiversities, with a two-year, $100,000 grant for its Sprouts First to the Table Gardening and Nutrition Initiative. Funding supports the building of two gardens in the Phoenix area, the maintenance of two existing gardens in the Valley, the … [More]

Titan Solar Power Commits $500,000 to Phoenix Children’s

Titan Solar Power

Titan Solar Power, the nation’s leading rooftop solar contractor, has committed $500,000 over the course of three years for Phoenix Children’s. Titan Solar Power partners with like-minded solar sales companies and dealers to deliver world-class installations with industry-leading customer experience. Titan Solar Power is committed to family centered focused programs. The pledge … [More]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Grants More Than $395K to Help Fight Diabetes

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s Mobilize AZ initiative has awarded grants to seven local community organizations, providing funding to help combat diabetes and address social determinants of health. The grants will support projects that improve health outcomes for patients living with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes, or gestational diabetes, or which impact … [More]

Community Tire Donates Cars to Single Mothers at ProShred Arizona

Community Tire Pros

Ebony Parker and Dianera Pena couldn’t hold back tears when they put the keys in their free cars for the first time during Community Tire Pro’s car donation event on November 13. The vehicles were donated by Community Tire Pro Customers Pat Deangelis and Rena Ellis. Parker received a 2008 Chevy Equinox and Pena received a 2002 Chevy Cavalier. The cars were presented to the two … [More]

MCC Foundation Awarded $500K Grant Providing Scholarship Opportunities to Black and Hispanic Students

The PepsiCo Foundation

PepsiCo and its philanthropic arm, The PepsiCo Foundation, announced today a $500,000 2-year grant award to the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF.) The grant is part of the PepsiCo Foundation Community College Program to provide scholarship opportunities for Black and Hispanic students across the country. The Maricopa Community Colleges District (MCCCD) is one of 13 … [More]

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