News and Updates

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 »

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 »