Philanthropy

Grant-Making Foundations

This list is not exhaustive and does not include single-support foundations. For more information visit the Arizona Grant Makers Forum here.

** 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 • Chief Brand/Impact Officer: Lisa Dancsok

    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 Coyotes Foundation

    9400 W. Maryland Ave. Glendale, AZ 85305
    Chief Impact Officer: Nadia Rivera

    MISSION: The Arizona Coyotes Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life throughout Arizona by supporting organizations and programs that promote access to education, health and wellness and economic advancement for underserved and diverse communities.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

    401 E. Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ 85004
    Chairman: Ken Kendrick • President: Derrick Hall • Executive Director: Debbie Castaldo

    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 The Arizona Bar Foundation

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

    MISSION: To promote access to justice for all Arizonans.

  • BHHS Legacy Foundation

    360 E. Coronado Road, Suite 100, 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

    4747 N. 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85018 • 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

    P.O. Box 2427 Prescott , AZ 86301-2427
    President & Director: John B Lees, DO • Vice President & Director: Larry Johnson • Grant Administrator: Nicole Aubin

    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
    President/Chair: Michael D. Jones • Director of Community Benefit: Barb Kozuh • Administrative Assistant: Julie Roorda

    MISSION: To improve lives by promoting optimal oral health.

  • Flinn Foundation

    1802 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004-1506 • 602-744-6800
    President/CEO: Tammy McLeod • Executive Vice President, Communications: 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

    4747 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ 85018 • 602-381-2260
    President & CEO: Paul J. Luna

    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: Jeff Small • Manager of Communications: Teri Fraley Walker

    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.

  • Phoenix Suns Charities

    201 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, Arizona 85004 • 602-379-7559
    Executive Director: Sarah Krahenbuhl

    MISSION: To enhance the lives of children in need throughout Arizona.

  • Rodel Foundation of Arizona**

    2801 E Camelback Rd Phoenix, AZ 85016
    CEO: Jackie Norton • 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.

  • 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.

  • T.W. Lewis Foundation

    6720 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 230 Scottsdale, AZ 85253 | twlewis.com
    Founders & Trustees: Thomas W. Lewis & Janet R. Lewis • Foundation Coordinator: Michelle Arndt | marndt@twlewis.com | 480-768-5905

    MISSION: To support children and families in need. To impact youth through Christian education and character development. To improve our community by supporting civic and cultural organizations. To strengthen America by supporting faith, family, freedom, and patriotism.

  • 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 Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation

    20225 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    CEO/President: Diane Halle • Executive Director: Tom Eagan

    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.

  • The Dorrance Family Foundation**

    6263 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 330, Scottsdale, AZ 85250 • 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.

  • The Globe Foundation**

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

    MISSION: Started in 1958, the Globe Foundation has steadily grown in size and total charitable gifts. The Foundation also serves as a training vehicle for current and future generations of family members, teaching the history of the family’s philanthropy and commitment to continue its philanthropic heritage.

  • The Steele Foundation, Inc.**

    4131 N. 36th Street, Suite 1, Phoenix, AZ 85018 • 602-850-9800
    CEO: Marianne Cracchiolo Mago • Contact: Dana McLean

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

  • Thunderbirds Charities

    7226 N. 16th St., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85020
    Executive Director: Chance Cozby • Director of Charitable Giving: Cheryl Ruggiero • Big Chief: Scott Jenkins

    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: Mary Jane Rynd • 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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