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Harvard scientist Dr. Joshua LaBaer to head Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics

Phoenix - In a significant boost for an Arizona-based personalized medicine initiative, the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University and the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust are pleased to announce Joshua LaBaer, M.D., Ph.D., as director of the new Virginia G. Piper Center for Personalized Diagnostics. Read More

Piper Trust Balances Strategic and Emergency Grantmaking

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded grants totaling $3.4 million, supporting both strategic projects in arts and culture, children and education and emergency grants providing food, shelter and medical services. Read More

 

Piper Trust names four 2008 Piper Fellows

Phoenix - irginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today awarded Piper Fellowships to four exemplary nonprofit leaders who will participate in self-designed sabbaticals for professional development and renewal. Read More

Piper Trust provides community relief grants for Maricopa County nonprofits stretched to serve those in need

Phoenix - Recognizing the growing financial distress in Maricopa County, Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced a $1 million commitment to a new Community Relief Grants program for nonprofits providing direct assistance to the community. Read More

 

Piper Trust Focuses Grantmaking on New Models, Best Practices and Rich Valley Heritage

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded 21 grants totaling $3.3 million for innovations in pediatric hospice care, fighting childhood obesity, expanding a popular entrepreneurial training program for youth and creating a new Jewish history center on the site of the first synagogue in Phoenix. Read More

Partnership for Personalized Medicine Signs Major Agreement with Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Phoenix - Arizona’s evolution to become a center for biosciences leapfrogged in June 2008. Read More

 

Piper Trust makes $2.5 million in grants to benefit children focusing on programs in health, arts and education

Scottsdale, AZ - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded grants to benefit children in Maricopa County that will improve early childhood education, music and science educational enhancement, leadership programming for at-risk girls, pet therapy for children and child abuse prevention. Read More

Piper Trust Makes Award for Catholic Elementary Schools

Scottsdale, AZ - The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today awarded $8 million to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix to make needed elementary school building improvements to address important health and safety issues. Read More

 

Piper Trust Names Five 2007 Piper Fellows

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ - The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today awarded Piper Fellowships to five exemplary nonprofit leaders, who will participate in self-designed sabbaticals for professional development and renewal. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Flinn Foundation Launch $45 million Initiative to Develop Personalized Diagnostics

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ - Two Arizona-based philanthropic organizations have committed $45 million to fund an innovative initiative to develop personalized molecular diagnostics. Read More

 
 
 
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