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11 Arizona Funders Contribute More than $1 Million for Second Year of Basic Needs Funding

Phoenix - For the second year in a row, Arizona foundations and funding organizations have pooled their resources to help meet critical emergency housing and food needs in Maricopa County. Read More

MPAC board votes to ‘wind down’ organization in flagging economy

Phoenix - Confronted with difficult economic times, for itself and the arts and culture organizations it was formed to support, the Metro Phoenix Partnership for Arts and Culture (MPAC) board of directors has voted to cease the nonprofit organization’s staffing and programmatic operations. Read More

 

Piper Trust Supports Social Entrepreneurship, Other Community Initiatives

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded 20 grants to Maricopa County nonprofits since mid-September, totaling nearly $1.4 million. These awards are in addition to $1 million in Community Relief Grants to arts and culture organizations previously announced. Read More

Piper Trust Names Five 2009 Piper Fellows

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded Piper Fellowships to five exemplary nonprofit leaders in Maricopa County who will participate in self-designed sabbaticals to build their leadership and organizational effectiveness. Read More

 

Piper Trust Announces Second Round of Community Relief Grants for Maricopa County Nonprofits

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today announced a second group of Community Relief Grants, part of a $1 million commitment to aid Maricopa County nonprofits providing direct assistance to the community. Read More

Piper Trust Awards nearly $4.3 Million in Grants to Valley Nonprofits

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded nearly $4.3 million in grants to Maricopa County nonprofits, ranging from summer youth programs and funding for pool fences to prevent children drowning, to programs for older adults to remain active in their communities. Read More

 

Arizona State University and Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust tap Nobel Prize winner Dr. Lee Hartwell to lead major health initiative

Tempe, AZ - Arizona State University announces the appointment of Nobel Prize winner Dr. Leland "Lee" H. Hartwell to lead an expansive effort addressing two of today's top concerns: improving the effectiveness of health care while reducing its costs, and advancing science education. Read More

Piper Trust Awards Grants for Arts, Children and Healthcare

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded $2.18 million in grants to Maricopa County nonprofits, with grants ranging from mentoring and enrichment activities for children and youth, to Back-to-School grants for school clothing for needy children and health-related grants for specific needs. Read More

 

New Statewide Pro-Education Movement Launches In Arizona

Phoenix - Focusing on the future of education in our state, Expect More Arizona, a new nonpolitical public-private partnership is launching a multi-year effort to create a statewide movement of Arizonans who value education as Arizona’s top priority. Read More

Major Arizona Funders Join Forces to Offer Multi-Million Dollar Community Relief Fund

Phoenix - Ten Arizona foundations and funding organizations have pooled their resources to match donations to meet emergency needs in Arizona. The funds will be awarded as grants to nonprofit agencies providing critical human services to a growing population of Arizonans in distress due to the economic crisis. Read More

 
 
 
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