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Thanks, giving: Nonprofits look to profit from ‘Giving Tuesday’

The Salvation Army is kicking off its seasonal red kettle fundraising drive on Thanksgiving, but the organization is also asking for gifts on Giving Tuesday. (Photo by Salvation Army USA West/Creative Commons)
by in AZ Business Magazine | Nonprofit

After the unbridled consumerism associated with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits are hoping to appeal to supporters’ generosity and capture some donations, since their wallets are already open. More than 400 Arizona nonprofits are registered to participate this year in Giving Tuesday, a loosely organized day that calls on people to… Read More →

Sundt donates 150k water bottles to St. Joseph

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Sundt Construction Inc., with help from its subcontractors and suppliers, hosted its seventh annual Thirst Aid water drive, delivering a semi-truck-load of nearly 150,000 bottles of water to St. Joseph the Worker, a Human Service Campus agency, on Friday, May 20. As Phoenix’s summer temperatures hit triple digits, employees from Sundt’s corporate headquarters in Tempe,… Read More →

Bank of America awards $300K in grants

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Bank of America this week hand-delivered nearly $300,000 in grants in just three hours to 18 local nonprofits working to increase educational and workforce development opportunities in the Phoenix community, according to a Tuesday announcement. According to these nonprofits, a cumulative total of more than 225,000 low and moderate income people will receive job training,… Read More →

Lottery transfers $64M to Arizona beneficiaries

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Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Lottery are announcing a record breaking third quarter transfer of funds to statewide community organizations for fiscal year 2016. More than $64 million was transferred to Lottery beneficiaries in the third quarter, which is approximately $20 million more than the average quarterly transfer. The increase is a result of… Read More →

Seven Deadly sins of nonprofit board members

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As business leaders rise through the ranks, the increase in prestige comes with an increasing call for them to serve their communities. “Most business leaders want to give back in some way,” says Matthew H. Mason, an associate at Gallagher & Kennedy. “They feel a sense of duty.” But what many of them don’t know,… Read More →

Wells Fargo invests $6.7 million in Arizona nonprofits

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by in Banking | Business News | Nonprofit

Wells Fargo & Company announced that it invested more than $6.7 million to almost 900 nonprofits and schools in Arizona in 2012. Wells Fargo team members personally contributed more than $2.4 million of the total in addition to almost 100,000 volunteer hours to help Arizona neighborhoods and communities succeed. “There are people who have been… Read More →

Wells Fargo grants $1 million to six area nonprofits

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by in Banking | Featured | Nonprofit

Wells Fargo & Company, one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, announced the company will make donations totaling $1 million shared across six Arizona nonprofits to help further strengthen and stabilize Arizona communities. The local grant recipients were identified in close collaboration with the City of Phoenix and Mayor… Read More →

Sundt Foundation Awards $53,000 to Local Nonprofits

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by in Business News | Construction

Sundt Construction’s Phoenix employees — through the Sundt Foundation — have selected 19 local nonprofit organizations to receive Sundt Foundation grants totaling $53,500 this quarter. The foundation was established by Sundt in 1999 to give its employee-owners a means of giving back to their communities. It provides financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving… Read More →

SRP Installs Solar Energy Systems – Helps 3 Nonprofits

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A New Leaf Inc., Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix and Hospice of the Valley are getting some of their electric needs directly from the sun thanks to donations of solar energy systems from Salt River Project customers. The three nonprofits were chosen to receive solar energy systems by SRP EarthWise™ Energy customers who voted… Read More →