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Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Achieves $400 Million Milestone in Grantmaking

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, a private foundation that honors the legacy of Virginia Galvin Piper, has achieved a grantmaking milestone by investing more than $400 million in nonprofits and programs since its inception. Piper Trust began awarding grants in 2000 and awards approximately $22 million annually to Maricopa County nonprofits. A grant to The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix to strengthen Catholic education marks this defining moment in Piper Trust’s history. Read More

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Appoints Mary Jane Rynd as New CEO

The board of trustees of Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has named Mary Jane Rynd, a 17-year Trust veteran, as president and CEO. Rynd is replacing Dr. Susan Pepin, who is leaving after four years to join Arizona State University (ASU) as managing director of its new Office of Health and Clinical Partnerships. Rynd has been serving as executive vice president and assumes her new duties at the helm of the Trust starting June 2, 2018. Read More




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