News and Updates

Ways to Support Separated Families at the Border

June 21, 2018

Along the southern border, thousands of children are being separated from their parents and held in detention facilities after crossing the border illegally. While President Trump has signed an executive order to end this practice, the harm to these families has already been done. Those who are interested in learning ways to support families being separated at the  Read More »

Philanthropy’s Role in the 2020 Census

April 2, 2018

Today, Arizona Grantmakers Forum joins Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation’s Funders Census Initiative, United Philanthropy Forum and philanthropy-serving organizations around the country in asking our members to commit to a fair and accurate census. “Census Day,” April 1, 2020, is now less than two years away and the time to act is now. More than $600 billion  Read More »

Philanthropy in Drive: Arizona Grantmakers Forum 2016 Annual Report

December 21, 2017

Arizona Grantmakers Forum’s 2016 annual Report, Philanthropy in Drive, is now available. Get behind the wheel with us to review our major milestones in the first year of our 2016-2018 strategic plan. To tell the AGF story, we present the report in an interactive digital format.             Click here to  Read More »

Arizona Grantmakers Forum Statement on DACA

September 25, 2017

PHOENIX – Arizona Grantmakers Forum joins our partners in philanthropy, immigrant communities and advocates in urging Congress to act immediately to ensure that the nearly 800,000 immigrants enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program can continue to live, work and learn without fear of deportation. Arizona is home to 28,000 young people  Read More »

Arizona Grantmakers Forum annual luncheon set for Oct. 31

August 15, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, Arizona Grantmakers Forum is holding its second annual fundraising luncheon, Transform Arizona presented by Northern Trust, bringing together members of Arizona’s  philanthropic, nonprofit and business communities to hear from Jon Talton, the economists columnist for the Seattle Times. 12 News Anchor Joe Dana will return as the luncheon emcee. Mr. Talton will  Read More »