Philanthropy

This list is not exhaustive and does not include single-support foundations.

For more information visit the Arizona Grant Makers Forum here.

Grant-Making Foundations

** Indicates that these foundations do not accept unsolicited grant proposals.
  • APS Foundation

    P.O. Box 53999, MS 8010, Phoenix, AZ 85072-3999 • 602-250-2984
    Tina Marie Tentori, Executive Director

    MISSION: To advance knowledge and support in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education.

  • Arizona Community Foundation

    2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B, Phoenix, AZ 85016 • 602-381-1400
    President/CEO: Steve Seleznow • Contact: Megan Brownell

    MISSION: To improve the quality of life in Arizona by promoting and facilitating effective philanthropy. Our success is directly related to our generous donors who invest through the Arizona Community Foundation in our state's most effective nonprofit organizations.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

    P.O. Box 2095, Phoenix, AZ 85001
    Chairman: Ken Kendrick • President: Mike Kennedy

    MISSION: The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation supports three main areas of need: homelessness, indigent healthcare and children's programs of all types, including education and youth baseball field development.

  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education

    4201 N. 24th St., Suite 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016-6288 • 602-340-7356
    CEO: Kevin Ruegg, PhD • Contact: Lara Slifko

    MISSION: To promote access to justice for all Arizonans.

  • Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation **

    6710 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 235, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 • 480-659-9621
    Founder/President: Catherine E. Ivy • Contact: Cindy Haviland

    MISSION: The mission of the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation is to improve the quality of life and increase the life expectancy of people diagnosed with brain tumors. We fund promising research on gliomas in order to develop diagnostics and treatments that lead to long-term survival and a high quality of life for these patients.

  • BHHS Legacy Foundation

    360 E. Coronado Road, Phoenix, AZ 85004 • 602-778-1200
    CEO: Gerald L. Wissink

    MISSION: To enhance the quality of life and health of those we serve.

  • College Success Arizona

    4040 E. Camelback Road, Suite 220, Phoenix, AZ 85018-8361 • 602-636-1850
    President/CEO: Rich Nickel • Chairman: Vince Roig

    MISSION: Making college a reality for Arizona students through scholarships and mentoring programs to high potential/low income students.

  • Del E. Webb Foundation

    141 S. McCormick Street, Suite 100, Prescott , AZ 86301-2427 • 928-445-9699
    President/CEO: Larry Johnson

    MISSION: To support organizations that are primarily involved in providing formal medical services, medial research,or medical education and are located in the state of Arizona, California or Nevada.

  • Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation

    5656 W. Talavi Blvd. Glendale, AZ 85306
    Executive Director: Sandi Perez, PhD • Contact: Julie Roorda, Executive Assistant

    MISSION: Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation supports the improvement of oral health.

  • Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation

    20225 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    CEO/President: Diane Halle • Main Contact: Kim Miller

    MISSION: The mission of the Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation is to create and implement collaborative philanthropy. We focus on building, strengthening and sustaining innovative organizations whose goals reflect the Halle family's deep commitment to the following issues: social justice, homelessness, hunger, human services, health and medicine, education and arts/culture.

  • Dorrance Family Foundation**

    7600 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Suite 300, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 • 480-367-7000
    Executive Director: Carrie Ostroski

    MISSION: The Dorrance Family Foundation works to improve the quality of life in the community by supporting education and natural resource conservation.

  • Flinn Foundation

    1802 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004-1506 • 602-744-6800
    President/CEO: Jack B. Jewett • Executive Vice President: Main contact: Matt Ellsworth

    MISSION: To improve the quality of life in Arizona to benefit future generations.

  • Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

    333 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 • 602-366-8116
    President: Tracy Bame

    MISSION: Working with the communities in which we operate to develop partnerships with community organizations, fund projects designed to address priority needs and contribute to the sustainability of each community.

  • Helios Education Foundation

    2415 E. Camelback Road, Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ 85016 • 602-381-2260
    President/CEO: Paul J. Luna • Contact: Ian Smith, Chief Communications Officer

    MISSION: To enrich the lives of individuals in Arizona and Florida by creating opportunities for success in postsecondary education.

  • Lodestar Foundation

    4455 E. Camelback Road, Suite 215A, Phoenix, AZ 85018 • 602-956-2699
    Chairman: I. Jerome Hirsch • President: Lois Savage

    MISSION: To support the growth of philanthropy.

  • Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

    2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 600B, Phoenix, AZ 85016 • 602-955-3000
    President/CEO: Gene D'Adamo • Vice President of Programs: Bob Berger

    MISSION: The Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust seeks to help people in need, especially women, children and families; to protect animals and nature; and to enrich community life in the metropolitan areas of Indianapolis and Phoenix.

  • Rodel Foundation of Arizona**

    6720 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 310, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
    CEO: Jackie Norton • Main Contact: Nancy Westlake

    MISSION: The vision of the Rodel Foundations of Arizona is to improve Arizona's pre-kindergarten through grade 12 public education system so that it is widely recognized as one of the best in the country by 2020.

  • Science Foundation Arizona

    400 E. Van Buren St., Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85004 • 602-682-2800
    President/CEO: William C. Harris

    MISSION: To strengthen and diversify Arizona's economy with strategic research and development investments.

  • Stardust Foundation**

    6720 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 220, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 • 602-840-0704
    Chairman: Gerald (Jerry) Bisgrove • Main Contact: Donna Parrish

    MISSION: To strengthen the family by promoting individual responsibility and spiritual values in partnership with God and the community.

  • The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation

    15475 N. 84th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85260 • 480-696-4820
    Executive Director: Laura Mitchell • Public Relations: Amber Liptal

    MISSION: The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation inspires hope by providing critical funding at critical times to communities striving to make a difference.

  • The Globe Foundation**

    6730 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 250, Scottsdale, AZ 85253 • 480-991-0500
    President: Bert Getz • Main Contact: Twyla Mishler

    MISSION:

  • The Steele Foundation, Inc.**

    702 E. Osborn Road, Suite 190, Phoenix, AZ 85014 • 602-850-9800
    CEO: Marianne Cracchiolo Mago • Contact: Heather Peattie, Grant Administrator

    MISSION: Growing stronger families through education, the arts and human services.

  • Thunderbirds Charities

    7226 N. 16th St., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85020 • 602-870-0163
    President: Dan Calihan • Director of Charitable Giving: Cheryl Ruggiero

    MISSION: To assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in our communities. Charitable giving is directed toward organizations based or with a significant presence in Arizona.

  • Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

    1202 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85014 • 480-948-5853
    President/CEO: Susan M. Pepin, MD • Contact: Karen Leland

    MISSION: Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust supports organizations that enrich health, well-being, and opportunity for the people of Maricopa County, Arizona. Piper Trust grantmaking areas are healthcare and medical research, children, older adults, arts and culture, education, and religious organizations.

  • Vitalyst Health Foundation

    2929 N. Central Ave.,, Suite 1550, Phoenix, AZ 85012 • 602-385-6500
    President/CEO: Suzanne Pfister

    MISSION: Vitalyst Health Foundation pursues its mission in four general areas: conducting research on Arizona health futures, increasing the organizational capacity of health and human service organizations, providing direct medical assistance for persons in need, and supporting affiliate organizations.

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