grants Archives

APS and Phoenix Suns team up to provide STEM grants

Arizona School Choice Trust

What do cardboard boat races, worm farms, robot coding and solar car design have in common? They are all recent classroom projects funded by STEM mini-grants from APS and the Phoenix Suns. And, effective immediately, Arizona K-12 teachers in public and charter schools within the APS service territory are invited to apply for STEM mini-grants… Read More →

Barrow receives $160K from Joe Niekro Foundation

Doctor, Vacancy

The Joe Niekro Foundation successfully premiered its annual Knuckle Ball event in Phoenix, raising money to support potentially lifesaving cerebrovascular research and honoring a lead investigator at Barrow Neurological Institute with a prestigious award. During the event, Barrow Neurological Foundation was awarded a $160,000 grant from the Joe Niekro Foundation to support research aimed at discovering how… Read More →

Valley Partnership accepting grant proposals

Valley Partnership

Valley Partnership is accepting grant proposals from local nonprofits looking to have their facilities renovated. The 2016 Valley Partnership Community Project will be accepting grants through March 18. “We’re very excited about the Valley Partnership Community project for 2016,” said Aaron Parenica, 2016 co-chair for the Community Project. “We’re looking for applicants who provide a critical service… 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 →

Yelp Foundation Awards $1 Million in Grants


The Yelp Foundation announced plans today to give $1 million to charity, including four local nonprofits in the Phoenix area. In 2011, the Board of Directors of Yelp Inc. established the Yelp Foundation with one percent of company equity devoted to supporting community literacy and small business growth. These initiatives are imperative for local economies… Read More →

SLA Offers $200,000 in Grants

by in Lifestyle

The Scottsdale League for the Arts (SLA), the organization that puts on the Scottsdale Culinary Festival each year, announced $200,000 in donations and grants to support local art and arts education programs in 2013-14. Furthermore, the SLA has created a new, more efficient grant application process as part of its yearly call to local non-profits… Read More →

Arizona Diamondbacks Give Make-A-Wish Arizona $50,000

Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation announced that Make-A-Wish Arizona will receive a $50,000 grant from the D-backs as part of the Grand Slam Awards. In addition, Make-A-Wish America will match the D-backs’ $50,000 donation for a total donation of $100,000 to Make-A-Wish Arizona. The donation will be used to help grant the wishes of children with… Read More →

ArtPlace Grant Will Give Roosevelt Row Arts District A New Look

roosevelt row arts district

Roosevelt Row Arts District (RoRo), in the urban core of downtown Phoenix, is a neighborhood on the rise, with unique galleries, restaurants, and shops. A $150,000 grant announced today from ArtPlace will bring an infusion of art and design to the area, defining the neighborhood as a destination for locals and visitors alike. An “A.R.T.S. Village” – consisting… Read More →

Virginia G. Piper Charitable TrustAwards $3.6 Million In Grants

charitable trust

The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced grants totaling more than $3.6 million—funds that will help strengthen Maricopa County communities in the areas of arts and culture, services for disadvantaged children, youth mentoring, healthcare initiatives, and older adults. “Expanding the Encore Fellows program will allow us to place additional experienced adult professionals within organizations that… Read More →