News

Find current and archived news materials about Piper Trust news announcements, grantee features, and Piper Trust staff.

Piper Trust Seeks 2017-2019 Resident Scholar

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is seeking candidates for its next Resident Scholar (2017-2019). As a way to engage young professionals in the social profit and philanthropic sectors, and learn from them as they work with us, Piper Trust established the Resident Scholars Program and selected our inaugural Scholar earlier this year. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Announces Awardees of 2016 Encore Prizes for Exceptional Organizations

- Three nonprofits that tap the talent of adults age 50 and older in meaningful work that benefits society have received 2016 Piper Trust Encore Prizes for Exceptional Organizations. Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awarded prizes to: Sun Sounds of Arizona, Circle the City, and The Be Kind People Project. Circle the City and The Be Kind People Project each received a $5,000 prize for demonstrating significant encore engagement. For exemplary encore engagement, Sun Sounds of Arizona received a $5,000 prize and the $50,000 Encore Enhancement Prize to help expand its use of encore talent. Read More

 

Letter from Susan M. Pepin—Advancing Community Resilience

- Earlier this year, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, in partnership with Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), convened a series of interviews, focus groups, and workshops on the topic of community resilience. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Applauds a Notable Maricopa County Asset—Its “Social Profit” Community

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s recent investments support vital work underway by nonprofits—better described as social profits as this defines them by what they are—social profits work to benefit people and their places; they strive daily to care for and enrich the lives of those they serve. Read More

 

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Welcomes New Staff Members

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is pleased to welcome four new staff members and share some updates about its finance team. Read More

A Special Message from Susan M. Pepin—Remembering Dan Schay

- Dear Friends and Colleagues, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our dear friend, Dan Schay. Read More

 

Letter from Susan M. Pepin—New Piper Trust Resident Scholars Program

- As a way to engage young professionals in the social profit sector—and learn from them as they work with us— I’m excited to announce our new Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Resident Scholars Program. Through a paid two-year commitment, Resident Scholars can learn about the social sector and philanthropy, examine issues and challenges in our region, and contribute to advancing the Trust’s mission of improving well-being for all in Maricopa County. The program benefits are mutual and far-reaching—Piper Trust receives an ongoing infusion of fresh ideas and talent through the Scholars and Scholars gain a philanthropic experience that can enrich their career paths and the social profit sector. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Names 2015 Piper Fellows

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has named its 15th class of Piper Fellows—six nonprofit leaders dedicated to improving and enriching lives throughout Maricopa County’s communities. The newly selected Piper Fellows, chosen via a competitive process, will complete their fellowships in 2016 and become part of the larger and enduring “Piper Fellows community.” Read More

 

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Names Karen Woodhouse Arizona Children’s Vision Screening Director

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced today the appointment of Karen Woodhouse, an early childhood development expert, as the Arizona children’s vision screening director. With input from local nonprofits, agencies, and philanthropies, Piper Trust established... Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s Grantmaking Highlights Nonprofits’ Dedication to Children and Youth

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust’s recent investments support a range of nonprofits in their solution-oriented missions. This compilation of grants will help advance the health, well-being, and development of our community’s children and teens... Read More

 
 
 
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