Donors Making a Difference

We inspire donors making a difference now and forever. Read more about the creative ways donors are are choosing to give back.

Splendido Scholarship Committee co-chairs Dr. Bill Horst and Dr. Dorothy Vanek

Splendido Residents Give Scholarships

Residents thought their neighbor Charles Johnson had a good idea when he suggested that they establish a scholarship fund for employees and their children.

Supporters Brian Batemen, Noel Matkin and Alliance Fund President Doug Noffsinger

LGBT-Straight Alliance Fund

A small group found a way to honor two bulwarks of the LGBTQ community, Noel Matkin and Jim Sincox, while at the same time providing for the future of the Alliance Fund.

Alex Anderson with students from Arcadia High School in Phoenix.

Worth & Dot Howard Foundation

It’s a story of generosity with deep Arizona roots. Dora Mae “Dot” Howard met Josiah J. Anderson—who is part of an early Arizona ranching family—when he hired her to teach school in rural Arizona in the 1920s.

May Chika Mgbolu

Nigeria Motivates Scholar

What she saw and learned her first morning in Nigeria confirmed her desire to pursue a career in public service – and that led to her selection for the Christina-Taylor Green and Daniel Hernandez Jr. Scholarship.

Julian Babad

Julian Babad

Julian and his family benefitted from philanthropy at a young age, and each sibling has been giving back in his or her own way ever since.

Col. David Uselman and Jan Thalberg

Jan Thalberg

Jan enjoys her life and says she has everything she needs, so when she can help out a friend and support causes she cares about, she does.

Susan Dodd

Susan Dodd

Susan is clear that philanthropy isn’t just for wealthy people; with good planning and skillful guidance, many can leave a lasting legacy.