Nonprofit Archives

ALS Bite Nite returns in June

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Join the ALS Association Arizona Chapter in June, to help raise money and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 6 pm. to 10 p.m. at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. The ninth annual Bite Nite will be showcasing signature dishes from top chefs across the Valley.… Read More →

Cable One donates $100,000 for Hance Park Amphitheater

McDowell Mountain Musical Festival

Cable One Inc. provided a $100,000 donation to Hance Park Conservancy, whose mission it is to work with the City of Phoenix to activate and unite the community by promoting the creative use of public space and a vibrant arts and culture experience at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The funds will go… Read More →

Mother’s Grace to host fundraiser in May

Clear Title

Mother’s Grace is hosting its champagne brunch fundraiser on Thursday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to raise money for its efforts to support mothers and children who have endured life tragedies. The fundraiser will be hosted at El Chorro, and will feature luxury raffle prizes. Valley Toyota Dealers, Ducey Family Foundation, Steak… Read More →

9 finalists announced for ‘Fast Pitch’

Fast Pitch

Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) selected nine finalists for the seventh annual Fast Pitch program, a spirited competition that connects social entrepreneurs with the business community and potential investors. SVPAZ selected the seven nonprofit finalists, plus one ASU student organization and a for-profit organization with a social mission, because they stand out for their innovative charitable… Read More →

How can Arizona improve higher education attainment rates?

Enterprise Bank

College Success Arizona released a new policy brief that explains the characteristics of a well-designed state grant aid program that would boost Arizona’s postsecondary attainment rate. The brief, “Investing in College Access, Supporting Completion: How Need-Based State Grant Aid Can Help Increase Higher Education Attainment Rates in Arizona,” provides insight to state leaders, legislators, and policymakers… Read More →

Arizona Science Center receives $100,000 grant from Thunderbirds

Arizona School Choice Trust

Arizona Science Center is on a mission to bring an increased focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics – the subjects commonly referred to as STEM – to teachers, students and families across Arizona through its innovative, signature STEM Extravaganza program. Thunderbirds Charities awarded Arizona Science Center $100,000 in grant funding to help provide customized… Read More →

Bob Parsons’ Double Down For Vets reaches $20M goal

The Semper Fi Fund today announced it has raised a total of $20 million in its annual “Double Down for Veterans” fundraising challenge. The campaign ran for two months, with The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation pledging to match all donations, dollar for dollar, up to $10 million. Fulfilling more than 20,000 immediate need requests… Read More →

OnTrac Relay For Life raises money for cancer research

OnTrac, a logistics company specializing in contracting regional shipping services in the Western United States, held their second annual Relay For Life event at the OnTrac Corporate office in Chandler, Arizona on Thursday, February 23, 2017. A total of 229 OnTrac employees at the Chandler office registered for the event in order to raise funds… Read More →

Valley businesses Help Phoenix Children’s Hospital in March

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

For the entire month of March, local businesses and the community at large will help raise money for The Hope Fund—to help support the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The Hope Fund allows Phoenix Children’s Hospital to launch critical new programs, purchase essential equipment, conduct cutting-edge research, provide charitable care and much more. “We are so excited… Read More →

Colleen’s Dream helps TGen cancer research

Colleen’s Dream Foundation, a Scottsdale-based nonprofit, today announced a $30,000 grant to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to research new ways of treating ovarian cancer. The grant will help fund research that builds on TGen’s discovery that mutations in a gene known as SMARCA4 drive a specific type of extremely aggressive ovarian cancer —… Read More →

Arizona Gives Day rallies support for state’s nonprofits

Arizona Gives Day is a grassroots, statewide day of giving that invites Arizonans to support their favorite causes by visiting azgives.org and donating either the day-of — April 4 — or scheduling their gift in advance to be processed on April 4. Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum and presented… Read More →

UA Center for Integrative Medicine receives $1M gift

Thanks to a $1 million commitment from Iris Cantor, a lifelong philanthropist, the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine will develop new curricula, train a new generation of integrative health professionals and empower individuals and communities to optimize health and well-being through the establishment of the Iris Cantor Research and Innovation Fund. An advocate… Read More →

Chase gives $925K in grants to entrepreneurial nonprofits

Chase

Eight local nonprofits working to help underserved entrepreneurs in the Valley received nearly $1 million in grants from JPMorgan Chase. Chase is giving out $925,000 between eight nonprofits that help local entrepreneurs expand their business through mentorships, small business loans, business development and workshops. Chase made the announcement Monday morning at the Galvanize offices during… Read More →

Geena Davis will speak at United Way event in Phoenix

Geena Davis, an Academy Award winning actor who is one of Hollywood’s most respected stars, is coming to Phoenix to speak at a luncheon presented by the Women’s Leadership Council of the Valley of the Sun United Way. “We Are UNITED,” a fundraising event to help fund Valley of the Sun United Way’s Breakfast in… Read More →