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Lon Babby elected to ACF Board of Directors
Lon Babby, former President of Basketball Operations for the Phoenix Suns, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Arizona Community Foundation.
STO contributions by April 18 qualify for 2016 tax credit
Arizona taxpayers can still qualify for a dollar-for-dollar credit against their 2016 Arizona state tax liability with a gift to ACF's School Tuition Organization made by April 18. Your donation funds scholarships for low-income, disabled and foster-care students to attend tuition bearing, private K-12 schools throughout Arizona.
ACF distributes nearly $14.4 million in third-quarter grants, scholarships, prizes, and loans
ACF has announced the distribution of grants, scholarships, prizes, and loans for the third quarter of its fiscal year. Between October 1 and December 31, 2016, a total of $12,957,196 was awarded from funds of ACF and its six statewide Affiliates. Through its Community Impact Loan Fund, ACF invested an additional $1.4 million in the work of nonprofit organizations. Third-quarter distributions rel...
Heidi Jannenga and Mark Bohn elected to ACF Board of Directors
The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently elected two new members. Heidi Jannenga, PT, DPT, ATC/L, president and co-founder of WebPT, and Mark C. Bohn, partner at Boyer Bohn, P.C., were both elected during the board’s January meeting.
Morning Star Leaders Youth Council learns about philanthropy at ACF
The Arizona Community Foundation recently enjoyed the privilege of hosting a learning circle from the Morning Star Leaders Youth Council, a group of young Native Americans representing various tribes throughout Arizona. Jacob Moore and Elisa de la Vara presented an overview of the Foundation and provided an example of what philanthropy looks like in practice.
Shelley Cohn elected chairman of ACF Board of Directors
The board of directors of the Arizona Community Foundation has elected as chairman Shelley Cohn, former executive director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Shelley succeeds as chairman Ron Butler, Arizona managing partner for Ernst & Young, who served as chairman since 2015. She served as vice chairman to Ron throughout his two-year term.
The American Dream in Crisis: A Conversation with Robert D. Putnam
The Arizona Community Foundation partnered with the Center for the Future of Arizona and the Girl Scouts—Arizona Cactus-Pine Council to present a series of events featuring respected thought leader Robert D. Putnam. During the events, Dr. Putnam provided insight into his groundbreaking examination of the growing opportunity gap among America's youth.
ACF funds three-year research project on Arizona's foster children
ACF is funding a three-year research and analysis project assessing neglect and prevention policies within Arizona's foster care system, led by Morrison Institute of Public Policy in collaboration with the Arizona Department of Child Safety.
Consider increasing your charitable giving for 2016
Election results, market performance, potential tax code changes, a strengthening economy and a multitude of long-term factors affect decisions for 2016 charitable giving. Consider increasing your charitable giving for 2016.
Tony Bolazina elected to ACF Board of Directors
Tony Bolazina, Northern Trust’s Senior Vice President and Region President managing Arizona operations and overseeing the Colorado and Nevada markets, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Arizona Community Foundation.
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