News and Updates


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 »


Transform Arizona presented by Northern Trust is Tuesday, Nov. 1

September 15, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Arizona Grantmakers Forum is holding its annual fundraising luncheon, Transform Arizona presented by Northern Trust, bringing together members of Arizona’s  philanthropic and business communities to hear a dynamic presentation by Paul Taylor, author of “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials and the Next Generational Showdown,” moderated by 12 News Anchor Joe Dana.  Read More »

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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 »

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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 »


Celebrate the 96th anniversary of voting rights for women

August 3, 2016

A coalition of Arizona organizations, including a few AGF members, are presenting this non-partisan event on August 26 to celebrate and honor individuals who have dedicated more than 72 years to pass the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Speakers and special guests will discuss how women can make an impact and the  Read More »