News

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Greater Phoenix Chosen for National Pilot Project on Aging

- The MetLife Foundation and Partners for Livable Communities has selected the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Greater Phoenix region to participate in the City Leaders Institute on Aging in Place, a new national pilot project striving to help people aged 65 years and more to live independently in their homes. The region was chosen as just one of five areas in the country to develop strategies over the next year that will help seniors age in place. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Appoints Judy Jolley Mohraz to Board of Trustees

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today announced the appointment of Judy Jolley Mohraz to its Board of Trustees. Mohraz is president and CEO of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and has led the organization since its inception in 2000. Read More

 

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Awards $3.6 Million in Grants

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today announced grants totaling more than $3.6 million—funds that will help strengthen Maricopa County communities in the areas of arts and culture, services for disadvantaged children, youth mentoring, healthcare initiatives, and older adults. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Establishes Arizona Literacy Director Position

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today announced the establishment of a literacy director for the state of Arizona. Working in partnership with the Arizona Department of Education, Arizona Head Start Collaboration Office, First Things First, and other local philanthropic partners, Piper Trust is investing in a full-time consulting position to lead state efforts in early literacy. Read More

 

ASU to use $10-million Piper Trust Investment To Improve Health Care Outcomes

- Initiatives will include research, education, clinical practice, data analysis, internal and external networking, and health care delivery systems The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has established a $10-million strategic investment fund at Arizona State University to enable ASU to improve all aspects of health care delivery. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Awards $4.7 Million in Grants

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust today announced grants totaling $4.7 million—an infusion of funds for the nonprofit community that will advance their work in the areas of arts and culture, services for disadvantaged children, youth mentoring, higher education research initiatives and civic engagement opportunities for older adults. A $3 million grant will expand the Center for Sustainable Health at Arizona State University (ASU). Read More

 

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Recognizes Nonprofit Leaders

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has named its 11th class of five Piper Fellows—leaders that work daily on the frontlines to improve quality of life for people in Maricopa County’s diverse communities. Through the Piper Fellowship, these dedicated nonprofit leaders will participate in self-designed professional development sabbaticals to further strengthen their skills and bring new knowledge back to the organizations they lead and serve. Read More

Piper Trust Names New Director of Communications and External Relations

- The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced today the appointment of Karen Leland as director of communications and external relations. Read More

 

Piper Trust Names New Program Officer

- Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced today the appointment of Theresa (Terri) Leon as program officer. Leon formerly served as chief operating officer of Friendly House, Inc. in Phoenix. Read More

Dan Pallotta stirs nonprofit world with unique worldview in Uncharitable

- The author spoke at an August Piper Academy about how we practice 400-year-old ideas of charity that are at odds with 21st Century realities. Pallotta believes our society has swallowed whole a set of ideas dating back to the Puritans about doing good that actually ensures less success and prevents real progress for nonprofits. Read More

 
 
 
 
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