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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

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Announces 2015 Piper Trust Encore Career Prize Awardee

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Announces 2015 Piper Trust Encore Career Prize Awardee - Champion for Children and the Arts, Russ Perlich, Founder of Act One, Receives Award Read More

 

Arizona Commission on the Arts Launches Creative Aging Initiative

- The Arizona Commission on the Arts has launched an unprecedented endeavor to build a local creative aging infrastructure that improves quality of life for older adults. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Accepting Nominations for 2015 Piper Trust Encore Career Prize

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Piper Trust Encore Career Prize for an Exceptional Individual. The Trust will award one individual, who is age 50 or older and considered an encore role model, a $50,000 Prize in recognition of significant, innovative work that combines personal meaning with social impact. Read More

 
 
 
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