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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

 

Piper Trust awards $4.6 million in second quarter grants, more than half for community relief in arts and human services

Phoenix, AZ - With nonprofit organizations facing continued pressures to increase services with fewer revenues, the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awarded $2.6 million in grants for Community Relief in Maricopa County, Arizona, representing 55 percent of total 2nd quarter 2011 grantmaking of $4.6 million. Read More

Piper Trust Awards $3.4 Million in Grants

PHOENIX - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced grants of $3.4 million, including funding for early literacy and tutoring programs, healthcare projects for people across the Valley and unique housing for older adults with aging children with disabilities. Read More

 

Piper Trust Selects Four New 2010 Piper Fellows

Phoenix - The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has named the 10th class of Piper Fellows, an exceptional group of nonprofit leaders selected to undertake self-designed sabbaticals to build their leadership and organizational effectiveness. The 41 Piper Fellows named since 2001 have created a strong, enduring network of Maricopa County nonprofit executives. Read More

Piper Trust Awards Collaborative Grants for Early Education and Arts and Culture; Brings Acclaimed Models to Arizona

Phoenix - The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced grants of over $1.8 million, including two grants for community collaborations that are national models. Read More

 

Piper Trust Announces $1.2 million ART Fund Grants

Phoenix - The one-time arts and culture initiative resulted from redirecting remaining grants funds from the wind-down of Metro Phoenix Partnership for Arts and Culture (MPAC) in April. Read More

Piper Trust Supports Back-to-School Clothing Initiative, Other Projects for Kids, Families

Phoenix - Many Maricopa County children face going to school without adequate clothing because their families can't afford to outfit them and schools are hard-pressed to help them. Read More

 
 
 
 
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