About Us

Our Mission

Honoring the legacy of Virginia Galvin Piper, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust supports organizations that enrich health, well-being, and opportunity for the people of Maricopa County, Arizona. The Trust concentrates its efforts in six areas:

Arts and Culture

Children

Education

Healthcare and Medical Research

Older Adults

Religious Organizations

Piper Trust works side-by-side with nonprofit organizations as a partner, helping them to identify problems, build expertise, find solutions, and become continually stronger and more effective. The Trust strives to be a vital part of Maricopa County—not only as a source of leadership and financial support, but as a neighbor sharing a lasting stake in the county’s future.

2013  Annual Report  – Grantmaking and Beyond: A Foundation at Work
Strategic Philanthropy outlines the Trust’s approach to grantmaking and core funding areas.