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About Us

Our Mission

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust supports organizations that enrich health, well-being, and opportunity for the people of Maricopa County, Arizona. The Trust concentrates its efforts in six areas:

Arts and Culture



Healthcare and Medical Research

Older Adults

Religious Organizations

Piper Trust works side-by-side with nonprofit organizations as a partner, helping them to identify problems, build expertise, find solutions, and become continually stronger and more effective. The Trust strives to be a vital part of Maricopa County—not only as a source of leadership and financial support, but as a neighbor sharing a lasting stake in the county’s future.

Piper Trust Annual Reports
Strategic Philanthropy outlines the Trust’s approach to grantmaking and core funding areas.