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Arizona Women’s Partnership awards $33,500 in grants

Posted 3/27/23

The Arizona Women’s Partnership, an all-volunteer philanthropic nonprofit, is pleased to announce the awarding of a total of $33,500 to their 2023 grant recipients:

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Arizona Women’s Partnership awards $33,500 in grants


The Arizona Women’s Partnership, an all-volunteer philanthropic nonprofit, is pleased to announce the awarding of a total of $33,500 to their 2023 grant recipients:

  • About Care for the Elderly - provides services to the under served elderly in the East Valley;
  • Alice’s Place - provides counseling and shelter for victims of domestic violence in Winslow;
  • Angel Heart Pajama Project - provides PJs and books to abused/neglected/foster care children in Tucson;
  • Arizonans for the Protection of Exploited Children and Adults - shelter for sexually abused girls;
  • AZ Reach - services for disadvantaged teens on the West side - clothing / school supplies / mentoring;
  • Ballet Folklorico Quezalli AZ - provides cultural opportunities for Hispanic youth - based in Mesa;
  • Books for Classrooms - provides books for children of the Tohono O’odham Nation in Southern AZ;
  • Care for the Caregivers - provides services to caregivers of disabled children Valley-wide;
  • Control Alt Delete - provides services for women and children fleeing domestic violence Mesa;
  • Desert Sounds Performing Arts - provides musical instruments / instruction for low-income youth Mesa;
  • Dignity House - provides shelter for sexually trafficked / domestically abused women in metro Phoenix;
  • Esperanza Dance Project – services and therapy for survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Tucson;
  • Grand Canyon Music Festival - Native American Composer Youth Project Navajo /Hopi/Salt River-Pima;
  • Helping At Risk Teens - provides food and supplies for under served youth in the West Valley;
  • Neighbors Who Care – provides services for the elderly poor in the East Valley;
  • Phoenix Legal Action Network – provides pro bono legal assistance to immigrant families statewide;
  • Rising Youth Theatre – multi-generational artistic programs focused on Title 1 Schools in Phoenix;
  • Somali American United Council of AZ - serves a variety of different refugee groups in metro Phoenix;
  • Sounds Academy - music program for under served youth Valley-wide;
  • Sounds of Autism - supportive services for the population dealing with autism Valley-wide;
  • Village of the Valley - supportive pathway programs for women who have survived abuse - Phoenix; and
  • Y.E.S. for Navajo Youth / Dine’Bike’yah - provides various programs for youth on the Navajo Nation.

“We are so very grateful to our donors over the past 20 years, especially to the Violet M. Johnson Family Foundation,” Paula G. Cullison, Arizona Women’s Partnership Founder and President said in a press release. “With this support, we have been able to award over $600,000 in grants to 92 small charities throughout the state that provide critical services to our most vulnerable populations. Most of these nonprofits are multi-year Arizona Women’s Partnership grant recipients. They assist a diverse population of approximately 250,000 on an annual basis”,

For more information, visit: www.azwp.org or email: azwpinc@aol.com.