More than 1,000 nonprofit organizations across Arizona are preparing for the 24-hour online fundraising event, Arizona Gives Day, from noon on Tuesday, April 5 to noon on Wednesday, April 6. A list of participating nonprofits headquartered in Northern Arizona is below.
Early giving began on March 15 at AzGives.org, but the biggest impact will take place during the 24-hour event. Since 2013, Arizona Gives Day has raised more than $30 million for Arizona nonprofits, including a record $7.1 million in 2021.
Donors also can donate during a specific block of time on Arizona Gives Day to help a nonprofit win a “Power Hour” prize or earn additional funds from the prize pool when donating on April 5 and 6. More than $180,000 in prize pool incentives (116 prizes) are distributed based on certain categories from random drawings during the 24-hour period.Donations received on AzGives.org between March 15 and April 6 will count towards a nonprofit’s grand total.
Arizona Gives Day is managed by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits in collaboration with Arizona Grantmakers Forum. FirstBank, one of the nation’s largest privately held banks with a focus on “banking for good,” is the presenting sponsor. Arizona Gives Day’sannual online giving movement unites nonprofits to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Arizona through online giving.
Donors also have the option of creating a fundraise page to benefit their favorite nonprofit organization. Visit www.azgives.org/fundraiser for details.
For interested donors, AzGives.org offers an advanced search filter to find nonprofits by specific criteria, area of focus, and which donations may qualify as an Arizona tax credit. Donors can either check out as a guest or create an account to set up recurring donations and make changes to their giving throughout the year.
Arizona Gives Day is not possible without the support of sponsors FirstBank, Arizona Community Foundation, BHHS Legacy Foundation, Freeport McMoRan Foundation, Hickey Family Foundation, Intel Corporation, Vitalyst Health Foundation, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Salt River Project (SRP), Southwest Gas Corporation, Tucson Electric Power/UniSource Energy Services and Sechler Morgan CPA. In-kind promotional partners are Frontdoors Media and InBusiness Magazine Greater Phoenix and Phoenix Magazine.
For more information, visit www.azgives.org
Yavapai County organizations:
Animal Guardian Network, Inc.
Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary
Highlands Center for Natural History
People Who Care, AZ
Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation
Yavapai Humane Society
Yavapai Regional Medical Center Foundation
Prescott Valley Performing Arts, Inc.
Agape House of Prescott
Prescott Farmers Market
Red Earth Theatre
The Cosanti Foundation | Arcosanti & Cosanti
Community Cats, Inc.
Emerson Theater Collaborative
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters
Northern Arizona Restorative Justice
Tennies for Tots
Plan B Foundation, Inc.
PUSD Education Foundation
AARF ANIMAL RESCUE and SANCTUARY
Eric Marsh Foundation for Wildland Firefighters
Prescott YMCA of Yavapai County
Arizona Natural History Association
Central Arizona Animal Search and Rescue
The International Hummingbird Society
The Launch Pad Teen Center
Verde Valley CASA Support Council
Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew Learning and Tribute Center
Rotary Club of Sedona Charitable Fund
Prescott Center for the Arts
United Animal Friends
Bread of Life Missions, Inc.
Sedona Area Veteran and Community Outreach
Arizona Philharmonic, Inc.
Natural History Institute
Black Canyon Heritage Park
Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum
Desert Star Community School
Friends of the Verde River
Golden Bone Rescue and Rehab, Inc.
Old Town Mission
Runnin’ W Wildlife Center, Inc.
Sedona Community Food Bank
Steps to Recovery Homes
Verde River Institute, Inc.
Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition
Verde Valley Humane Society, Inc.
Verde Valley Sanctuary
Verde Valley School
Rusty’s Morningstar Ranch for Adults with Autism
Humane Society of Sedona
Home for New Beginnings, Inc.
About the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits: The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits is a statewide trusted resource and advocate for the nonprofit community. The Alliance’s mission is to unite, strengthen and advance Arizona’s nonprofit sector and is comprised of more than 1,000 members – both nonprofits and those in the community who support them – across the state. Since 2004, the organization has been dedicated to furthering the common interests of Arizona’s nonprofit community and envisions an Arizona where all nonprofits are valued, empowered and thriving, with support from grassroots efforts like Arizona Gives Day. For more information, visit www.arizonanonprofits.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About FirstBank: FirstBank began providing banking services in Colorado in 1963. Today, the bank maintains more than $23 billion in assets and operates more than 110 branch locations across Colorado, Arizona and California. FirstBank offers a variety of checking accounts, savings accounts, home equity loans, mortgages, and a full range of commercial banking services, including financing, treasury management and deposit accounts. Since 2000, FirstBank has been recognized as a leader in corporate philanthropy, contributing nearly $70 million and thousands of volunteer hours to charitable organizations. The company is also unique in that a large portion of its stock is owned by management and employees, giving employees a financial stake in the bank’s success through its Employee Stock Ownership Program. For more information, visitwww.efirstbank.com. MEMBER FDIC
About the Arizona Grantmakers Forum: Arizona Grantmakers Forum is the statewide network that connects, educates and advocates for Arizona philanthropy. With a mission to empower its members to transform Arizona through leadership and meaningful philanthropy, Arizona Grantmakers is made of organizations that provide funds and resources to nonprofit organizations throughout the state. Members include private foundations, trusts, endowed community foundations, corporate foundations, businesses with charitable giving programs, government agencies and individuals with organized giving programs. For more information, visit www.arizonagrantmakersforum.org.