News and Updates

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 »

The Largest Philanthropy Network Has a New Name: United Philanthropy Forum

July 31, 2017

(This article was adapted from a public letter announcing the new name of the largest philanthropy network.) For those of you who weren’t able to attend the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers’ 2017 Annual Conference this year, the Forum has revealed its new name — United Philanthropy Forum — and a new visual identity to reflect a transformed  Read More »

Arizona Gives Day Raises $2.74 Million for Nonprofits Statewide

April 26, 2017

Arizona Gives Day, the grassroots, statewide day of giving that invites Arizonans to support their favorite causes, raised $2.74 million for nonprofits on April 4, 2017. Hosted by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum, and presented by FirstBank, Arizona Gives Day has now helped raise more than $10.14 million for Arizona nonprofits  Read More »

Arizona Grantmakers Forum’s 2015 Annual Report Now Available

August 24, 2016

We are pleased to share with you Arizona Grantmakers Forum’s annual report, 2015 Year in Review. The report highlights major milestones including a smooth leadership transition and a bold new strategic direction for AGF. You’ll also find snapshots of some of our high-quality educational programs and notable collaborations among AGF members. We present the report as an interactive  Read More »

Your Vote is Your Voice: Make Your Voice Heard by Voting in the Aug. 30 Primary Elections

August 10, 2016

Early voting in the Aug. 30 Arizona primary elections is underway. Because the vast majority of our state legislative districts are heavily dominated by one political party or another, most legislative races will be determined by the outcome of the primary, rather than the general, elections. Arizona Grantmakers Forum strongly encourages civic participation, and we  Read More »