Virginia Piper Charitable Trust (Arizona)

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    Funder Type

    Private Foundation

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    Virginia Piper Charitable Trust


    Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust makes grants that continue Virginia Piper's commitment to improving the quality of life in Maricopa County through programs that support:

    • Arts and Culture - Funded projects include (1) Improved Business and Financial Operations; (2) Collaborations for Greater Effectiveness and Efficiencies; and (3) Revenue Generation, Cost Reduction and Mergers
    • Children - Funded projects include (1) Improved Parent and Caregiver Child-Rearing Know-How; (2) Assistance for Children without Resources or with Special Needs; (3) Enhanced Child Care Practices and Afterschool Care; and (4) Integrated Early Childhood Policies and Practices
    • Education -Funded projects include (1) Improved learning environments; (2)Academic enhancements for youth; (3) Engagement of older adults in learning;
    • Healthcare and Medical Research - Funded projects include (1) Improve Facilities for Children, Adolescents and Older Adults; (2) Better Trained Healthcare Workforce; (3) Increased Access to Basic Healthcare; (4) Centers for Advancement in Personalized Medicine
    • Older Adults - Funded projects include (1) Disease and Disability Prevention, (2) Assistance for Older Adults to Remain Independent; and (3) Volunteerism, Recareering” and Community Engagement
    • Religious Organizations - Piper Trust invites and supports projects from all faiths provided they focus on children, adolescents, and older adults. Grantmaking for religious organizations reflects Piper's objectives and strategies in the Children, Older Adults, Education, and Healthcare program areas.

    History of Funding

    Previously funded projects can be viewed in the online search platform.  

    Additional Information

    Potential applicants are encouraged to view What Makes a Strong Proposal on the trust's website.  


    Terri Leon

    Terri Leon
    1202 E. Missouri Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
    (480) 556-7121

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) organizations and government agencies in Maricopa County. 

    Deadline Details

    Letters of Inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a Piper Program Director prior to formally submitting a letter. Advance discussion helps to identify projects that align with program areas and grant guidelines. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. 

    Award Details

    Award amounts vary by proposal. 

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