News and Updates

Erin Owen Named Arizona Grantmakers Forum’s New Director of Member Engagement & Operations

June 4, 2021

On June 21, Arizona Grantmakers Forum will welcome Erin Owen as the director of member engagement & operations. She will act as the first point of contact for all current and prospective members and take over the role from Kalisha Bass, whose last day is July 2. Reporting to President and CEO Laurie Liles, Erin  Read More »

Ways to support Arizona’s Asian American & Pacific Islander communities

March 30, 2021

As we bear witness to the ongoing horrific acts of anti-Asian violence across the country, Arizona Grantmakers Forum members are seeking out opportunities to support Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Thanks to our  members and partner organizations that shared their recommendations, we compiled a list of resources for your organization to consider. If you have additional resources  Read More »

Arizona Gives Day Invites Nonprofits to Enroll, Local Businesses to Participate

February 19, 2021

Coming off a record-breaking Arizona Gives Day 2020 when donors generated an incredible $6.1 million for nonprofits statewide, the 2021 event on April 6 is more important than ever given the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Registration and re-enrollment is now open for Arizona nonprofits interested in participating in the 24-hour online fundraising event.  Read More »

Poll Shows Nearly Half of Arizona Nonprofits Are in Need of Personal Protective Equipment

September 9, 2020

A recent Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits survey to gauge the need among nonprofit agencies statewide for personal protective equipment shows that 49.9% have no disinfectant sprays or wipes and just over 25% have no access to thermometers. More than half of respondents serve elderly communities, which are known to be at higher risk of more serious COVID-19  Read More »

Ways to Support the Black Community and Combat Racism

June 3, 2020

The recent incidents of racism, murder and police brutality, including the murder of George Floyd, have once again reminded us of the systemic racism that continues to plague America and Arizona. In response to the community’s requests for recommendations, Kim Covington of the Arizona Grantmakers Forum member Arizona Community Foundation has compiled the following list  Read More »