Nonprofit Archives

Cardinals and Shea Homes make a difference in Phoenix

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Shea Homes and the Arizona Cardinals celebrated the complete makeover of the House of Helps Community and Worship Center in South Phoenix.  The celebration included a ribbon cutting, a check presentation, a tour, and time for the community to spend with five Arizona Cardinals players, Big Red and Arizona Cardinals… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees surpass giving goals

Harrah's Ak-Chin Resort

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, long-known for its corporate giving and community support, impacted many local organizations in 2016 through its HERO program. HERO is an employee-based volunteer program in which Harrah’s staff and their families make noteworthy and visible contributions to the community by donating their time, skills, expertise and compassion to dozens of volunteer projects… Read More →

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union boosts PCH program

For nearly 20 years, Desert Schools Federal Credit Union has played host to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Charity Golf Tournament benefitting Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, an international non-profit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals, medical research and public awareness of children’s health issues. Since the golf event’s inception… Read More →

Cox Charities seeks grant applicants for 2017 cycle

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Cox Charities is asking Arizona nonprofits that focus on K−12 youth and education programs to submit proposals for grants valued at $10,000 or less. This year’s grant cycle is now open and closes on May 31. The grant application can be found online at and can be viewed once a login is created. In… Read More →

HandsOn Greater Phoenix seeks volunteers for STEM camp

A team of volunteer professionals will join teachers at Moon Mountain Elementary School, 13425 N. 19th Avenue, to offer a hands-on, project based STEM Academy summer camp experience for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students.  The four-day summer camp, June 5-8, is presented through a partnership of the Washington Elementary School District and HandsOn Greater… Read More →

Vitalyst Health Foundation awards innovation grants totaling $624,703

Vitalyst Health Foundation, in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, has awarded Innovation Grants totaling $624,703 to five Arizona nonprofits. These grants will fund projects that have a direct impact on building healthy communities around the state. Vitalysts Innovation Grants are awarded each year to support projects that… Read More →

TW Lewis Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) announced it has received a generous $25,000 challenge grant from T.W. Lewis Foundation. For every new gift made at $1,000 and above, the foundation will provide an additional $1,000 to the Girl Scouts up to $25,000. These challenge grant funds will help underwrite camperships for girls in the foster… Read More →

TGen and UNC Lineberger shed light on aggressive brain cancer

Two studies by researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNC Lineberger) provide insight on the evolution of glioblastoma and how to potentially combat this most aggressive brain tumor. Both studies were published recently in the scientific journal Neuro-Oncology, and both were funded, in… Read More →

Boys & Girls Clubs rally community for annual fundraiser

The Connect volunteer group for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP) invites the public to join its eighth annual charity celebration, “The Big Event.” Taking place at 6:00p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Camelback Esplanade, the event will feature local dining, live auctions and entertainment as guests come together to raise… Read More →

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation grants nearly $500K

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation has dulled out nearly $500,000 in grants to oral health education and preventative dental care groups focused on care for children and expectant mothers. The Foundation sent out these grants in the first quarter of 2017, with the nearly $500,000 distributed to 29 Arizona community groups serving high-risk children and… Read More →

Arizona Gives Day raises more than $2M for local nonprofits

Arizona Gives Day Post-it note mural

Last week, about $2.2 million was donated to hundreds of Arizona nonprofits in just 24 hours as part of Arizona Gives Day, according to preliminary numbers. Arizona Gives Day is an annual 24-hour campaign that prompts the community to donate to over one thousand nonprofits from across Arizona on a single-day in order to boost each nonprofits’… Read More →

Wells Fargo donates $7.8 million to support Arizona nonprofits

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) donated $4,109,630 to support nonprofits in Arizona in 2016 – which amounts to $11,269 in daily giving to local nonprofit organizations, according to an announcement from the bank. Separately, Wells Fargo team members in Arizona spent 97,267 hours last year volunteering with nonprofits, schools and community organizations, and donating more than… Read More →

Watch: FirstBank presidents go undercover to pay it forward for Arizona Gives Day

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FirstBank, the premier sponsor of Arizona Gives Day, had two of its Arizona regional presidents go undercover Monday afternoon to pay for roughly $5,000 of customer groceries at Fry’s Food Store, located at 4724 N. 20th St. in Phoenix. The undercover operation was an effort to help promote Arizona Gives Day April 4, and encourage the lucky recipients to… Read More →

Thirsty Lion raises $40,000 for childhood cancer patients


During the month of March, Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill partnered with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to raise money for childhood cancer patients. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-powered national organization that is committed to funding research to find cures for childhood cancers. From March 1 to March 19, the eight Thirsty Lion locations in Arizona, Colorado and Oregon… Read More →