Nonprofit Archives

Boeing grants Goodwill $25,000 to help veterans


The Boeing Company has awarded Goodwill of Central Arizona with a $25,000 grant for a program that that will serve 200 veterans by providing much needed job preparation skills to help them find civilian jobs.  Through the program, Goodwill anticipates serving and helping place 80 job seekers in gainful employment. “We’re extremely grateful for Boeing’s… Read More →

Quarles & Brady volunteers time at Capitol School

Capitol School

On Friday, Oct. 30, nearly two dozen members of Quarles & Brady’s Phoenix office joined together to volunteer their time as “homeroom parents” at the Capitol School’s annual Fall Celebration. This was the first of three events during the 2015-2016 school year where attorneys and staff will volunteer their team to the Capitol School, providing… Read More →

Salvation Army celebrates 150th anniversary

by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

A crowd of more than 900 packed the Arizona Biltmore’s Frank Lloyd Wright Ballroom to celebrate the Salvation Army‘s 150th anniversary. William Booth’s mission was to help feed the hungry and homeless and lift up the thieves, prostitutes and drunkards who needed salvation in the abject poverty of London in 1865. As he helped people… Read More →

Valley Leadership honors Michael Crow, Elva Coor

Michael Crow (current)

Valley Leadership announced Dr. Michael Crow and Mrs. Elva Coor as the organization’s 67th Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contributions and commitment to our community at the Annual Man & Woman of the Year awards luncheon on March 24th, 2016. Each year an outstanding Valley man… Read More →

A New Leaf receives $200K grant from Wells Fargo

A new Leaf

Wells Fargo & Company announced it will donate $200,000 to A New Leaf as part of $6 million initiative in neighborhood stabilization grants awarded to 69 nonprofits through its 2015 Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Priority Markets Program to  help stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods impacted by the economy.  The Priority Markets Program provides grants to support… Read More →

Flinn Foundation marks 50th anniversary with $1M gift

St Joseph's Hospital Phoenix  Front exterior
Photos by Dennis Scully of D Squared Productions inc

The Flinn Foundation has honored the legacy of Dr. Robert S. Flinn at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center with a $1 million gift to establish a cardiology fellowship program in his name. The grant to the Phoenix hospital was made in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Foundation, created by Dr. Flinn… Read More →

SEED SPOT receives funding to expand

Courtney Klein, Co-Founder & CEO of SEED SPOT

SEED SPOT has been awarded a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation as part of the Foundation’s initiative to fund exemplary organizations that help entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses. SEED SPOT was one of eight grantees selected from an applicant pool of more than 300 entities from 47 states. Applicants included organizations that… Read More →

Phoenix nonprofits share $350K from Cox Charities

money pile

Cox Charities has announced its selection of Phoenix-area nonprofit organizations to receive nearly $350,000 in grant funding. Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona, Homeless Youth Connection and Arizona Friends of Foster Children are among the 55 recipients. Since the program’s inception in 1996, Cox Charities has awarded more than $6 million to local Arizona nonprofits that support youth and education. “Local nonprofits, devoted to lifting up, supporting and educating youth − particularly… Read More →

TGen fundraiser helps children with rare disorders


The 3rd annual “Mito What?” barbecue and concert, a fundraiser for TGen’s Center for Rare Childhood Disorders, is set for 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Monastery in Mesa. The fundraising event for Phoenix-based non-profit TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is sponsored by Jayse’s Mito Rascals, Supporting Mitochondrial Disease Research. Mitochondrial diseases result from failures… Read More →

Bankers Trust celebrates opening of new location

Bankers Trust Check Presentation

Nearly 150 community leaders, industry experts and customers joined Bankers Trust on Thursday as they celebrated the grand opening of its new location on the ground floor of Esplanade Building II (2525 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 100). The first Bankers Trust Phoenix location opened in 2007 and since that time the Bank has grown from… Read More →

Arizona nonprofit earns award from Microsoft

Earth Citizens Organization (ECO), an Arizona nonprofit based in Sedona, has been selected as one of five publically voted winners in Microsoft’s UpgradeYourWorld campaign. The UpgradeYourWorld campaign was conducted in 10 countries — Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Ten organizations in each country will receive… Read More →

Tips for helping those in need


The poor are always with us – and in great numbers. In the United States, about 46.5 million people live in poverty, according to the Brookings Institution. Worldwide, the number of impoverished people is about 1.6 billion, according to a study by Oxford economists. “There is so much need out there and that’s why I… Read More →

Yelp Foundation donates $100,000 to Playworks Arizona

Photo: Yelp, Facebook

The Yelp Foundation has announced plans to give $100,000 to Playworks Arizona to help continue to spread their mission of making recess a positive and productive time for kids. The check presentation will take place on October 27 at 9 a.m. at Loma Linda Elementary, one of the 28 Playworks schools in Arizona. Playworks is a national nonprofit that… Read More →

Bank of America awards $190K in housing grants


The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced $190,000 in housing grants to 10 nonprofits serving the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. This investment will help improve access to affordable housing, preserve neighborhoods, provide financial education and coaching for future homeowners, and support organizations and initiatives that contribute to the success of local communities. The economic recession… Read More →