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Piper Trust Names Five 2009 Piper Fellows

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded Piper Fellowships to five exemplary nonprofit leaders in Maricopa County who will participate in self-designed sabbaticals to build their leadership and organizational effectiveness. Read More

Piper Trust Supports Social Entrepreneurship, Other Community Initiatives

Phoenix - Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust has awarded 20 grants to Maricopa County nonprofits since mid-September, totaling nearly $1.4 million. These awards are in addition to $1 million in Community Relief Grants to arts and culture organizations previously announced. Read More

 

MPAC board votes to ‘wind down’ organization in flagging economy

Phoenix - Confronted with difficult economic times, for itself and the arts and culture organizations it was formed to support, the Metro Phoenix Partnership for Arts and Culture (MPAC) board of directors has voted to cease the nonprofit organization’s staffing and programmatic operations. Read More

11 Arizona Funders Contribute More than $1 Million for Second Year of Basic Needs Funding

Phoenix - For the second year in a row, Arizona foundations and funding organizations have pooled their resources to help meet critical emergency housing and food needs in Maricopa County. Read More

 

Flinn Foundation, Piper Trust Announce Strengthening Arts Initiative

Phoenix - A total of $1.25 million will go into a one-time arts and culture initiative resulting from redirecting remaining grant funds from the wind-down of Metro Phoenix Partnership for Arts and Culture (MPAC) 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

 

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

 

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 Awards Over $5,000,000 to 27 Local Nonprofits

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ - The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust announced grants totaling nearly $5.3 million that will support projects ranging from a new ASU Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence to an Arizona Bridge to Independent Living sports and fitness center for youth and older adults with disabilities. Read More

 
 
 
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