News and Updates

Grantmaking organizations Considered ‘Essential Businesses,’ Ducey’s Chief of Staff Says

April 1, 2020

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday signed an executive order instituting a stay-at-home policy to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona. The order took effect Tuesday at 5 p.m. The order requires Arizonans to stay in their homes except when engaging in essential activities including shopping for groceries and supplies and to work in  Read More »

Impact Of Coronavirus-Caused Cancellations, Restrictions Hits Nonprofits Hard

March 23, 2020

An Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits survey of nonprofit organizations statewide showed that nearly 90% of the 364 respondents have been or expect to be significantly impacted by the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus with the total loss of reported revenue at $29,946,350 as of March 20. Of those organizations impacted, more than 83% reported decreased revenue  Read More »

Arizona Grantmakers Forum Responds to COVID-19

March 17, 2020

The health and safety of Arizona Grantmakers Forum members and team is our top priority. Amid the current health concerns regarding the COVID-19 global outbreak, the World Health Organization’s official pandemic declaration, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance to limit large gatherings, Arizona Grantmakers would like to share the specific steps we  Read More »

Coronavirus: What Philanthropy Needs to Know

March 6, 2020

Arizona Grantmakers Forum is monitoring developments related to new coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure we are taking the necessary measures to preserve the health and well-being of Arizona Grantmakers members and to share information relevant to the philanthropic community. We are closely watching recommendations from Arizona Department of Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World  Read More »

Statement on HB 2598

February 27, 2020

Arizona Grantmakers Forum is the statewide network that connects, educates and advocates for Arizona philanthropy. With more than 80 grantmaking organizations in our membership, Arizona Grantmakers envisions a vibrant Arizona where all people thrive. In pursuit of that vision, Arizona Grantmakers opposes HB2598, divisive legislation that will harm the economic vitality of communities across our  Read More »