News and Updates

Supreme Court Rules on Citizenship Question

June 27, 2019

The Supreme Court blocked the Trump Administration from adding a citizenship question to the census for now. In a 5-4 decision on Thursday, the court determined that the explanation for including the question was insufficient. Opponents of the question say there is no time to revisit the issue before next week’s scheduled start to print the forms.  Read More »

Local Philanthropic Organizations Collaborate to Form the Arizona Together for Impact Fund

June 19, 2019

Fourteen Arizona philanthropic organizations have joined  to form the Arizona Together for Impact Fund, a statewide initiative to improve the capacity, effectiveness and financial health of nonprofits. The fund has committed approximately $1.5 million over three years for grants to support permanent collaborations between nonprofit organizations. National statistics indicate that most nonprofits have only three  Read More »

Trump Administration Considering Proposal to Redefine Poverty

June 11, 2019

The Trump Administration is seeking public comments through June 21 as it considers a change to the way the government measures poverty by using lower inflation measures to calculate annual adjustments. If enacted, the proposal would cut billions of dollars from federal health programs and cause millions of people to lose their eligibility for, or receive less help  Read More »

Just Released: 2017 Arizona Grantmakers Forum Annual Report

December 19, 2018

Arizona Grantmakers Forum’s 2017 annual report, Philanthropy Illuminated, is now available! In the report, we shine a spotlight on our major milestones in the second year of our 2016-2018 strategic plan. To tell the AGF story, we present the report in an interactive digital format. Click here to view the report.

Satterberg Foundation awards Community Partnership Grant to Arizona Grantmakers Forum

December 4, 2018

Arizona Grantmakers Forum announced last month that itis the recipient of a three-year, $1 million Community Partnership Grant from AGF member the Satterberg Foundation. This is the largest grant AGF has ever received, and it will invest the funds in alignment with the foundation’s mission to promote a just society and sustainable environment. The community partnership also  Read More »