Tax Credit Contributions Boost Arizona Nonprofits, Benefit Residents

With Tax Day coming April 18, now’s the time to make an impact — view our Arizona Tax Credit Giving Guide above and read the article below to learn more! The past couple of years have been transformative and difficult for the nonprofit community. But there’s one program that has helped them weather the storm. More […]

Christine Fixico Named Executive Director of Fearless Kitty Rescue

Began as a medical caregiver in FKR’S Medical Center Christine Fixico, a former Fearless Kitty Rescue volunteer, has been named the organization’s executive director. Of the appointment, Kim Kamins, president and CEO of Fearless Kitty Rescue, said, “The timing is right as Fearless Kitty Rescue heads into its second decade. With our goal to save […]

Nonprofit Pro Tip: ’Life Goes, Life Listens, Life Wants’

Nate LowrieCEO of Valleywise Health Foundation Life goes where you look. So does your nonprofit. Making a conscious choice to focus time and energy on where you’re going, rather than on problems and fears, takes intentional effort. Distractions and diversions might steer you off your path, so do everything you can to stay awake at […]

Steve Seleznow Announces Retirement from the Arizona Community Foundation

ACF Board of Directors launches national search for the next leader of Arizona’s statewide community foundation The Arizona Community Foundation announced that Steve Seleznow will retire from his role as President and CEO of Arizona’s statewide community foundation after 13 years of leadership. Seleznow has been a transformative CEO and will continue to lead ACF […]

Phoenix Art Museum Selects Jeremy Mikolajczak to Serve as New Director

New Sybil Harrington Director and CEO will begin his tenure at Phoenix Art Museum in mid-April 2022 Phoenix Art Museum (PhxArt) has appointed Jeremy Mikolajczak to serve as the Museum’s Sybil Harrington Director and Chief Executive Officer. Mikolajczak, who currently serves as the Jon and Linda Ender Director and CEO of the Tucson Museum of […]

Make-A-Wish® Arizona Names New CEO

Fran Mallace, a former board member and group vice president of Cox Media, has been named the new president and CEO of Make-A-Wish® Arizona. “We are pleased to add Fran to an already strong team of leaders and staff who are dedicated to growing the number of wish kids we reach each year,” said Andrea […]

Arizona Commission on the Arts Announces New Executive Director

The Arizona Commission on the Arts announced the selection of Anne L’Ecuyer as its next Executive Director. L’Ecuyer will assume leadership of the 54-year-old agency of the State of Arizona in February 2022. Throughout her career, L’Ecuyer has worked with a range of large and small organizations at national, state, and local levels, and consulted […]

Arizona Citizens for the Arts Names Patrick McWhortor CEO

Patrick McWhortor has been named the new CEO of Arizona Citizens for the Arts, the leading statewide organization advocating for the arts and culture sector in Arizona. McWhortor, well-known within the Arizona public policy and nonprofit communities, will focus on building the organization’s engagement with arts and community leaders as well as lead its work […]

Steve Erickson Named Teach For America Phoenix Executive Director

Teach For America (TFA) announced Steve Erickson as the next executive director of its Phoenix region, where he will oversee all aspects of the regional operations. Erickson will lead approximately 120 TFA corps members who serve more than 9,000 students in local public schools. He will also work to continue efforts with more than 1,000 […]