Nonprofit Archives

Vermaland helps St. Vincent de Paul feed the hungry

John Ogden - Suncor Development

While the holiday season is filled with joy, shopping and twinkling lights, unfortunately many don’t know where there next meal will come from. Recent statistics show that in many impoverished areas in Arizona nearly one-in-three children go hungry. For the holiday season, Vermaland has sponsored St. Vincent de Paul’s Family Evening Meal on Dec. 23… Read More →

Hunter Douglas Donates $200K to Philippines Relief

Dennis Desmond
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Hunter Douglas Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window fashions in North America, announced that it has donated a total of $200,000 to the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a global humanitarian organization, to help all those in need following Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated the central Philippines last month. Hunter Douglas Horizontal Blinds Division… Read More →

Deadline Extended for Governor's Arts Nominations

The deadline to nominate individuals and businesses in six categories for 2014 Governor’s Arts Awards has been extended to 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13. Winners, who have made substantial and outstanding contributions to arts and culture in Arizona, will be announced at the 2014 Governor’s Arts Awards event on March 25 at The Mesa Arts… Read More →

New ASU program provides grants to nonprofits

In recognition of #GivingTuesday, the Howard G. Buffett Foundation today announced a new program to engage young people in identifying innovative and impactful efforts to address hunger, conflict and poverty. In partnership with Arizona State University’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation, the Buffett Foundation will solicit proposals through the 40 Chances Seed Grants… Read More →

Foundation targets $500K for TGen cancer research

Following concrete progress this year in addressing pancreatic cancer, the 2013 Seena Magowitz Golf & Spa Weekend is poised Dec. 7 to help support continuing advances in treating this highly aggressive cancer. Nearly 400 participants, including 200 golfers, will help the Seena Magowitz Foundation raise as much as $500,000 the weekend of Dec. 6-8 at… Read More →

LaneTerralever Hosts Operation: #SocialSanta

LaneTerralever, is hosting its second annual Operation: Social Santa happy hour and toy drive Thursday, Dec. 5. The event benefitting the Arizona Toys for Tots Foundation will take place at Handlebar and Grill in Tempe from 5 to 8 p.m. Using the power of social media to generate awareness through Social Santa, LT will bring… Read More →

Wells Fargo Supports Neighborhood Revitalization

Tailoring Jobs

Wells Fargo & Company announced it will donate $75,000 to Native American Connections (NAC) of Phoenix as part of a $6 million in grants awarded across 67 nonprofits through its 2013 Leading the Way Home® program Priority Markets Initiative to  help stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods impacted by the economy.   The Leading The Way Home® program… Read More →

Cox Charities Contributes nearly $600,000

united way
by in Business News | Nonprofit

Cox Charities has announced its selection of 91 non-profit organizations to receive grant funding totaling nearly $600,000 across the state—thanks in part to Cox’s internal sustainability program, Turning Waste Into Growth (TWIG), which contributes thousands of dollars to the nonprofit grant program. In the Phoenix-area, $484,000 was awarded to 58 non-profits. This year’s donation was… Read More →

Wells Fargo team members donate $3M to nonprofits

Enterprise Bank

Wells Fargo & Company announced today that its team members donated $3.02 million to nonprofit organizations and schools in Arizona as part of the company’s annual Community Support and United Way Campaign.  All donations were funded personally by team members.  In addition to a 14 percent year-over-year increase in donations, the one-month campaign also resulted… Read More →

ASU Polytechnic Students Take $2 Challenge

More than 30 students at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic campus in Mesa, located at 7001 E Williams Field Rd, will abstain from modern-day luxuries and challenge themselves to live on two dollars a day and in cardboard-box houses from Nov., 12-15, 2013.  Students will convene outside the Student Union and begin building their homes at… Read More →

Young Men Most Likely to Give Charitable Gift

by in Finance | Nonprofit

Headlines this year have not been kind to young men – often tagged as selfish Millennials, significantly more likely to still live with mom and dad, less likely than women to be enrolled in U.S. colleges – but a new holiday giving survey from World Vision shows that men ages 18-34 are in fact the… Read More →

Lee Elected to Ballet Arizona's Board of Directors

Fennemore Craig, one of the largest law firms in the Southwest, announced that T. James Lee, a shareholder and director at Fennemore Craig in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Ballet Arizona. Lee focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, charitable giving, and business formation and… Read More →

Foss Institute Receives $100K grant from Parsons

Bob parsons

The Joe Foss Institute (JFI) announced a $100,000 grant from The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation. The grant will help promote civics education in select urban Phoenix schools through a unique partnership between JFI and Elevate Phoenix. Funds will help expand the reach of the Veterans Inspiring Patriotism program to 10,000 Phoenix students, provide curriculum… Read More →

RE/MAX Campaign Benefits Phoenix Children's Hospital

childrens hospital

RE/MAX Affiliates in Arizona have been supporting Phoenix Children’s Hospital for over 23 years and have raised over $2 million dollars for the hospital. Now, through the Snap. Share. Support Campaign, they have once again partnered with Phoenix Children’s to help raise even more money for their patients and families. To kick off the campaign,… Read More →