Cox Charities Archives

Phoenix nonprofits share $350K from Cox Charities

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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 →

Nonprofits can apply for $10K Cox Charities grants

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Cox Charities is asking  Arizona non-profits 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 will close June 3. The grant application can be found online at In 2014, Cox Charities distributed nearly $715,000 to 91 youth and education-focused nonprofits across… Read More →

Long-time Cox leader Rizley announces retirement


Cox Communications Senior Vice President and General Manager Steve Rizley will retire at the end of the year. During his 34-year career at Cox in Phoenix, Rizley motivated and galvanized those around him, and created unique relationships with his employees, customers and the Southwest community through his many years of service to area non-profits. Rizley… Read More →

Cox Charities seeks grant applicants


Cox Charities is asking Valley non-profits 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 will open April 30th and close May 28th. To better inform the non-profit community about the process for submitting applications and to answer questions, Cox Charities will… Read More →

Cox Charities Contributes nearly $600,000

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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 →

Cox and Swift Charities maximize community impact

by in Business News | Events

Cox Communications and Swift Charities are using their communications expertise and business relationship to serve local charitable interests. The two companies have put together a creative partnership agreement which utilizes the Cox array of communications tools–Cox Media, Cox Business and Cox Creative Services, to promote Swift Charities’ 2nd Annual 5K FUNRUN and 2.5K Walk. In… Read More →