Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Names Katia Jones as New CEO

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona, an organization dedicated to ensuring that Arizona women and girls have the opportunity to thrive, recently named Katia Jones as its new CEO. Jones brings over two decades of experience in development and donor relations. She started her journey with WFSA in June 2021 as a member […]

A New Leaf and Homeward Bound Announce Strategic Acquisition

A New Leaf, a leading provider of shelter services and programs for families in need across the Valley, recently announced its acquisition of Homeward Bound, a Valley shelter and transitional housing provider known for its Strong Foundations Early Childhood education program. “By merging Homeward Bound within A New Leaf, everyone wins. Homeward Bound continues to […]

The Literary Society of the Southwest Announces 2023-24 Grantees

The Literary Society of the Southwest, a nonprofit that supports literature and promotes literacy throughout Arizona, recently announced their 2023-24 grantees. These donations were made through its Literacy Grant Challenge, a fundraising goal for the 2023-24 season. Thanks to the generosity of the Literary Society of the Southwest’s 650 members and sponsors, the original $30,000 […]

George Washington Carver Museum Captures Black Alumni Oral Histories

In a captivating tribute to resilience and triumph over inequality, the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center presents the Carver High School: Alumni Oral History Series. Premiering March 14 on the museum’s YouTube channel, the series marks the beginning of an organizational initiative to document and preserve alumni oral histories that would otherwise be […]

Be Kind People Project Celebrates Opening of Community Education Center

The Be Kind People Project® (BKPP) celebrated the grand opening of its new BE KIND Community Education Center, located at 731 Grand Ave. in the Roosevelt district of Downtown Phoenix. The new space — which was built with a grant from the Super Bowl LVII Host Committee — will allow community members to participate in […]

Rotary 100 Holds Art Auction to Support Homeless and Youth Development 

Photo Credit: “I AM Butterfly” by Bjorn Bengtsson Hold onto your wings. The Phoenix Rotary 100 is hosting Take Flight 2024, a live art display and online auction to raise funds for charities benefiting youth and people experiencing homelessness. A portion of the proceeds will also benefit the Shemer Art Center. Take Flight will take place […]

The Board of Visitors Grants Over $1M to 22 Local Charities

The Board of Visitors funded 21 grants totaling $1,040,000 at their annual Grants Celebration. The selected Phoenix-area nonprofits support the BOV mission to serve the healthcare needs of women, children and the elderly. The Board of Visitors 2024 grant recipients are Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels, Aster Aging, Barrow Neurological Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs of […]

Valleywise Health Foundation Raises $54M, More Than Doubling Campaign Goal

Valleywise Health Foundation announced the successful completion of its four-year ALL IN for Valleywise Health Campaign. Launched in 2020 by Valleywise Health Foundation and the ALL IN for Valleywise Health Campaign Cabinet led by co-chairs Nita and Phil Francis, this first major campaign effort more than doubled its original campaign goal, ending 2023 with $54,123,689 […]

Bank of America Invests $3M in Phoenix in 2023

Bank of America invested $3 million across Phoenix in 2023 through philanthropic grants, sponsorships, and other financial and volunteer support as part of its longstanding commitment to supporting economic opportunity and local communities. Bank of America’s support is helping Phoenix thrive, with a particular focus on creating access and opportunity for local talent, supporting small […]