SVPAZ Grants Announcement

Apr 26, 2016

Social Venture Partners Arizona Awards Local Nonprofits, Social Enterprises $100,000+ in Grants

Funds to aid capacity building, growth and awareness of wide range of cultural, social services

PHOENIX –Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) announced today it distributed annual grant awards totaling more than $100,000 – funds deployed to increase the impact and capacity building of Valley organizations in arts and culture, social services, education, nonprofit and social enterprise

Awards ranged from $500 to $30,000 in unrestricted dollars. This year’s grant recipients include:

  • ACT One
  • Anthony Bates Foundation
  • Arizona School for the Arts
  • Civitan Foundation
  • Code Clubs of Arizona
  • Detour Company Theatre
  • Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle
  • Greenlight Solutions
  • Harvest Compassion Center
  • Homeless ID Project
  • Hunkapi Programs
  • Literacy for All
  • Local First Arizona
  • Maryvale Preparatory Academy
  • Million Dollar Teacher Project
  • Natural Restorations
  • ONe TRUe LOVe
  • PAL Experiences
  • Phoenix Community Toolbank
  • Peer Solutions
  • Read Better Be Better
  • Resilient Me
  • Rising Youth Theatre
  • SEEDs for Autism
  • Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
  • Young Artist Society

“True to our unique model of engaged venture philanthropy, SVPAZ has committed to strategic grant making and leveraging the time, talent and expertise of our Partners,” said Terri Wogan-Calderón, executive director of SVPAZ. “Through various initiatives and committees, our Partners have chosen to support organizations that are truly making an impact in Arizona, and we are excited to engage them in creating lasting change.”

Since its inception in 1999, SVPAZ has awarded more than $4.3 million to local organizations and dedicated thousands of hours of skilled strategic support to nonprofits throughout Maricopa County.