News and Updates

Arizona Grantmakers Forum to Explore the State’s Shifting Demographics at Its Annual Luncheon

November 25, 2019

As Arizona philanthropic groups and nonprofits prepare for the decade ahead, Arizona Grantmakers Forum will delve into demographic shifts related to aging at its Transform Arizona Luncheon presented by Northern Trust. The annual networking event and membership meeting will be held at the Heard Museum on December 12 at 11:30 a.m. and is open to  Read More »

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.