Recent Grantees

Recent Grantees

Indiana 100 Black Men of Indianapolis Create the Education and Career Planning Initiative, which would provide career-readiness curriculum for students who want to join the competitive workforce upon high school graduation. $150,000
Arizona A New Leaf Expand workforce development services to help individuals overcome barriers to employment, secure jobs that offer a living wage and benefits, and build long-term financial stability. $100,000
Arizona A Stepping Stone Foundation Provide general operating support to continue educational programming for at-risk young children and their families and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona AASK Arizona – Aid to Adoption of Special Kids Provide general operating support to serve foster children and their families and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $55,000
Arizona About Care Provide general operating support to help older adults and other homebound residents in the Southeast Valley receive essential services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Provide general operating support to assist ending pet homelessness and pet euthanasia in Maricopa County through spay/neuter services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $80,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Provide general operating support for spay/neuter services to assist ending pet homelessness in Maricopa County and euthanasia of companion animals, and offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $40,000
Arizona Alliance for Companion Animals Support for 36 mobile clinics in Central Phoenix and West Valley locations to provide spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations and wellness services for dogs and cats. $135,000
Arizona Altered Tails Provide spay/neuter and limited wellness services for owned cats and dogs, as well as cats and dogs from rescue organizations and feral cats. $55,000
Arizona Altered Tails Provide general operating support for accessible and affordable spay/neuter solutions for companion animals and free-roaming cats, and offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $35,000
Arizona Arizona Community Foundation Support for the Arizona Together for Impact initiative, helping nonprofits form affiliations, integrate programs or consider other strategic collaborations to further nonprofit sustainability and strengthen the provision of services. $120,000
Arizona Arizona Food Bank Network Expand capacity to distribute groceries to food banks and pantries to help reduce food insecurity. $105,000
Arizona Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation Provide general operating support to serve foster children and their families and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Arizona Newspapers Foundation Publicize, implement and manage the 2021, 2022 and 2023 Nina Mason Pulliam Environmental Journalism Awards. $15,000
Arizona Arizona Sonora Desert Museum Provide general operating support to care for native plants and animals and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Arizona’s Children Association Provide general operating support to serve foster children and their families and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $30,000
Indiana Ascend Indiana Continue to foster collaborations between major employers and educational institutions to create new pathways for workers to enter high-demand careers. $300,000
Arizona Be A Leader Foundation Expand the postsecondary success program to support nearly 1,200 students a year through their higher education journey. $280,000
Arizona Benevilla Provide general operating support to help older adults in the West Valley receive essential services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona Provide general operating support to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth, and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Center for Victim and Human Rights Expand the Victim Rights Program by providing legal services to victims of domestic violence who are uniquely affected by challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Arizona Central Arizona Shelter Services Provide general operating support to serve individuals and families experiencing homelessness and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Central Indiana Land Trust Provide public visitation and education/awareness opportunities at three key White River nature preserves in central Indiana. $175,000
Indiana Child Advocates Provide general operating support to help children who are victims of child abuse or other family disruption by representing their best interests in court and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Child Crisis Arizona Provide general operating support to help vulnerable children and families receive shelter, foster care, adoption and support services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Children’s Action Alliance Provide services to grandparents and other non-parent caregivers of children, including assisting caregivers with meeting their children's educational needs during the pandemic. $25,000
Indiana Christamore House Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near westside and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence Provide general operating support to serve women and children surviving domestic violence and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Coalition for Homeless Intervention and Prevention of Greater Indianapolis Provide general operating support to coordinate homeless-serving agencies and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Coburn Place Safe Haven Support for general operations and to hire two new intake employees who would provide direct services, resources and advocacy focused on empowering survivors to heal from trauma by creating safety plans, budgeting assistance, referrals to education/employment and therapists, support groups and life-skills sessions. $330,000
Arizona College Depot Program at the Burton Barr Central Library  Support for the ReEngage Phoenix and Career Online High School to allow individuals who did not graduate high school with the opportunity to earn their high school diploma or equivalent and continue on to postsecondary education. $250,000
Indiana Community Alliance of the Far Eastside Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the eastside and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Indiana Concord Neighborhood Center Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near southside and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Conner Prairie Build a system of accessible trails, walkways and river education hubs along a 3.3-mile stretch of the White River that would be open to the public, while simultaneously improving river health and stabilizing the shoreline. $1,000,000
Indiana Conservation Law Center Continue to implement the Indiana Water Report recommendations by educating government officials and key stakeholders about Indiana's water resources and the importance of preparing for changing demand, as well as for floods and droughts, and committing to significant improvements in water quality. $300,000
Arizona Desert Botanical Garden Support for the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance to continue implementing the Regional Open Space Strategy for Maricopa County, which will shape a sustainable preserve system that supports healthy ecosystems and provides safe open spaces for communities within Central Arizona. $175,000
Arizona Desert Botanical Garden Provide general operating support to aid in the conservation of desert plants and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Desert Mission Provide general operating support to help vulnerable families receive food access and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Dress for Success Phoenix Provide general operating support to help women thrive in work and in life and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Edna Martin Christian Center Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic Provide general operating support for affordable spay/neuter, vaccination and wellness services for cats and dogs, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $30,000
Indiana FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic Support to provide spay/neuter surgeries, vaccinations and wellness services for dogs and cats. $175,000
Indiana Families First Continue the protective order project to provide advocacy services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. $75,000
Indiana Fathers and Families Center Provide general operating support to equip fathers to be better providers, parents, partners and people. $75,000
Indiana FIDO Inc. Provide general operating support to help dog owners improve the quality of life for their outside dogs and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Flanner House of Indianapolis Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near northwest side and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Indiana Foster Success Provide general operating support to assist foster youth as they transition out of the foster care system, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Fresh Start Women’s Foundation Provide general operating support to help women positively transform their lives and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Friends of Indianapolis Animal Care & Control Foundation Provide general operating support to improve animal welfare in Marion County and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Friends of Public Radio Arizona Provide support for on-air programming on the Phoenix public radio station. $33,000
Indiana Friends of the White River In consultation with the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District, expand outreach to and resources for property owners along the White River to implement environmental enhancement practices on their properties, and coordinate a campaign addressing persistent illegal dumping near the river. $60,000
Arizona Future for KIDS Provide general operating support to serve at-risk youth ages 7 to 14 from low-income families and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Generation Justice Expand services for foster children by training and educating caretakers and child advocates about the legal rights of children in foster care, and provide resources about the dependency process and how to advocate for the rights of foster children. $150,000
Arizona Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus Pine Council Provide general operating support to build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place, and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Provide general operating support to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. $75,000
Indiana Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana Increase programmatic efficiencies by adding produce racking to a walk-in refrigerator, allowing more food-insecure families to receive services. $80,000
Indiana Hamilton County Tourism Implement the messaging and branding components of the White River Vision Collective's mission as articulated in the White River Vision Plan, furthering the appreciation and utilization of the White River as a recreational asset for use by the general public and furthering the preservation and protection of this ecologically significant area. $275,000
Indiana Hawthorne Community Center Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near west side and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Heard Museum Provide general operating support to advance American Indian art and culture to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $250,000
Indiana Hoosier Environmental Council Reduce coal ash and factory farm pollution and preserve floodplains and wetlands by engaging in advocacy and public awareness; and provide technical assistance to implement the Mounds Greenway, a forested buffer for the White River between Muncie and Anderson. $450,000
Indiana Hoosier State Press Association Foundation Publicize, implement and manage the 2021, 2022 and 2023 Nina Mason Pulliam Environmental Journalism Awards. $10,000
Arizona House of Refuge Provide general operating support to help families experiencing homelessness receive transitional housing and wrap-around services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Human Services Campus Provide general operating support to help individuals experiencing homelessness receive supportive services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Indiana Indiana Blind Children’s Foundation Support the emergency assistive technology campaign to help 20 students at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired receive appropriate learning devices and tools to achieve immediate and long-term academic and social success. $75,000
Indiana Indiana Wildlife Federation Develop six to eight access trails of at least four additional miles along the White River and engage in public education on land stewardship, educational habitat programs, invasive species identification and eradication, and basic watershed ecology. $125,000
Indiana Indianapolis Urban League Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in some of the city's most violent and economically depressed neighborhoods and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Indy Reads Continue and expand the Community Classrooms project, providing teacher-led, tutor-supported literacy, English language and job skills instruction at no cost to local adults. $75,000
Indiana IndyHumane Provide general operating support to serve the welfare of animals, improving their quality of life, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana John H. Boner Community Center Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near east side and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Justa Center Provide general operating support to serve older adults experiencing homelessness and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Justa Center  Provide general operating support to assist homeless seniors and offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Indiana Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Remove invasive plants and create native landscapes in Riverside Park near the Lake Indy Boat Ramp and Ravenswood Overlook Park in Broad Ripple, and provide naturalist training for 10 college students. $150,000
Arizona Lost Our Home Pet Foundation Provide general operating support for animal respite services to pet owners in crisis, and offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $15,000
Indiana Low Cost Spay-Neuter Clinic Provide general operating support to help reduce unwanted pet overpopulation and promote animal health by providing low-cost spay and neuter surgeries and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $40,000
Arizona Maggie’s Place Provide general operating support to serve homeless pregnant women and mothers and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Indiana Martin Luther King Multi-Service Center Indianapolis Provide general operating support to allow residents in the Mid-North neighborhoods of Indianapolis grow and enhance their lives, and help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near west side and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Midwestern University Support for full-service vision medical exams and assistive devices to improve the eye care of homeless families and other underserved populations. $100,000
Arizona Native American Connections Support for the HomeBase and Saguaro Ki programs, providing emergency shelter, transitional housing and other supportive services to homeless youth ages 18 to 24. $25,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy Conduct a demonstration project with the City of Cottonwood to highlight how municipalities can reduce groundwater demand on the Verde River and utilize effluent and stormwater as sources for irrigation. $200,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy Reduce the amount of water diverted from the Verde River by improving the function of key ditches and increasing the efficiency in conveying water to farms. $300,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Continue the Verde River Exchange, a water market-based program that allows participants to voluntarily reduce consumption and save water for the Verde River. $250,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Continue implementing projects with developers and municipalities that reduce water use and demonstrate effective effluent and stormwater management. $200,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Pilot a water rights trading platform covering approximately 300 acres in the Verde Valley in order to contribute to water rights certainty and save water for the Verde River. $200,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Support for surface water projects, including irrigation efficiency improvements, conveyance efficiency upgrades, diversion efficiency improvements and water-use agreements. $180,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Pilot the first irrigation dam redesign in the Verde Valley that would allow fish passage and reduce sediment runoff into the Verde River. $100,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Continue support for the Sustaining Flows Council, providing a forum for Verde Valley community leaders and water users to discuss and plan for long-term water security. $100,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Support design services for sediment reduction projects in the Prescott National Forest to develop implementation plans to recover the natural grasslands and stop head cutting and gully erosion caused by historic overgrazing and road and trail crossings. $85,000
Arizona Nature Conservancy – Arizona Continue the next phase of the Verde River Watershed Report Card project by disseminating and communicating the baseline report card; continuing to collect data and monitor conditions; and producing, disseminating and communicating the second report card. $70,000
Indiana Nature Conservancy – Indiana Chapter Improve Indianapolis' primary water source through work in the Upper White River Watershed by encouraging the use of cover crops in farming, examining soil nutrient trends, and installing native aquatic vegetation to improve fish habitat and stream bed stability. $1,125,000
Indiana Near Eastside Area Renewal Enhance business and entrepreneur opportunities to serve and employ Near Eastside residents. $50,000
Arizona New Life Center Provide general operating support to serve survivors of domestic violence and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona Northwest Valley Connect Provide general operating support to help older adults and veterans receive transportation services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Arizona PACC911 – Phoenix Animal Care Coalition 911 Provide general operating support to allow a network of animal rescue organizations save and rehome displaced pets in need and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $60,000
Arizona Phoenix Herpetological Society Provide general operating support to asssit with the conservation and preservation of native and non-native reptiles through education, rehabilitation and relocation, and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $40,000
Arizona Phoenix Zoo Provide general operating support to aid in the conservation of animals and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $200,000
Indiana Reconnecting to Our Waterways  Continue to engage in water quality outreach in Indianapolis' inner core neighborhoods, supporting local efforts to organize waterway projects and events, and oversee the Partners for the White River metrics and communications efforts. $250,000
Indiana Rosie’s Southside Animal Shelter Provide general operating support to help rescue at-risk dogs and cats and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Indiana Second Helpings Provide general operating support to help food-insecure families receive freshly-prepared, nutritious meals and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Shepherd Community Center Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near east side and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Arizona Society of Environmental Journalists Publicize, implement and manage the 2021, 2022 and 2023 Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting. $64,800
Arizona Society of St. Vincent de Paul – Phoenix Provide general operating support to serve the basic needs of the working poor, those at risk of or experiencing homelessness, and families in need and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Sojourner Center Provide general operating support to serve survivors of domestic violence and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $25,000
Indiana Southeast Community Services Provide general operating support to serve low-income families who live in the near southeast side and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Arizona Southwest Human Development Continue the Raising A Reader program to promote the development of early communication, language and literacy in children from birth to five with an emphasis on meeting children's educational needs during the pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center Provide general operating support to rehabilitate native animals and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $30,000
Arizona St. Joseph the Worker Provide general operating support to help homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals secure employment and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona St. Mary’s Community Food Bank Alliance Support to deliver food and water to Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe residents suffering from impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona Support a collaborative eviction-related assistance fund to help address the increase of evictions expected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Arizona Tempe Community Action Agency Provide general operating support to provide basic services for low-income households and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $35,000
Indiana The daVinci Pursuit Continue to create more sculptures, interactive installations, and educational signage and programs along the White River to promote watershed education, advocacy and protection, while helping people to engage wisely in the White River’s use and future development. $80,000
Indiana The Salvation Army – Indiana Division Provide general operating support to help meet human needs and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $50,000
Arizona The Salvation Army – Phoenix Provide general operating support to help meet human needs and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Arizona Trust For Public Land Assist in the conservation and restoration of an ecologically important 58-acre property at the confluence of the Verde River and Wet Beaver Creek in Camp Verde, just east of Park Central Farm. $40,000
Arizona UMOM New Day Centers Provide general operating support to serve families experiencing homelessness and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $75,000
Indiana Villages of Indiana Provide general operating support to help vulnerable children through foster, adoption and community services and to help offset impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. $100,000
Indiana Visually Impaired Preschool Services Continue and expand early intervention services in the homes of Marion County children who are blind or visually impaired. $75,000
Arizona Waste Not Support to purchase a refrigerated truck to improve efficiency in its food reclamation and distribution system. $105,000
Indiana WFYI Public Media Support for WFYI Public Media. $30,000
Indiana White River Alliance Advance the Indiana Water Roadmap through a variety of means, including hosting the Indiana Water Summit and its regional forums and promoting the adoption of waterway conservation best management practices and policies. $1,220,000
Arizona White Tank Mountains Conservancy Assist in the second phase of a regional multi-sector initiative to plan for sustainable growth around a designated system of linked natural desert corridors in the White Tank Mountains region. $50,000