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A6 Consultants

A6 Events is a full-service event and meeting management, and destination services company. From our experienced staff to our renowned full-service event and meeting management, our goal is simple - to provide you with the best event or meeting possible. Whether you are planning a symposium in Scottsdale, a golf incentive trip to Tucson, a convention in Las Vegas, or a gala awards dinner in San Diego, you can call on A6. From site selection to online registrations and everything in between, we are here to make your event a success. We're not your run of the mill company - we deliver extraordinary experiences helping you achieve your business and organizational goals. Over the years we have developed a solid reputation for quality service, perfect execution and a keen ability to achieve our client's goals. Dedicated to exceeding your expectations, A6 offers a team of creative professionals and a comprehensive inventory of management, marketing and production tools.

Phone:
520-624-7225
Sponsor Website

Alexander | Carrillo Consulting

Partners Laura Alexander and Jenny Carrillo bring the perfect blend of practical experience and academic preparation to provide expert counsel that is customized, strategic, and highly effective.

Email:
info@do-good-better.com
Phone:
520-405-6145
Sponsor Website

Allegra Marketing & Printing

A marketing, printing, and mailing business in Tucson, Arizona.

Phone:
520-325-5770
Sponsor Website

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits is a unifying association formed in 2004 to advance the common interests of more than 20,000 nonprofits in the Grand Canyon State. We are a statewide organization of, by, and for all of Arizona's nonprofits.

Phone:
602-279-2966
Sponsor Website

American Association of Grant Professionals (AAGP) - Arizona

AAGP CharityUniversity offers grants related education and development opportunities through the distance learning technology of CharityChannel's CharityUniversity. AAGP-Arizona (Founding Chapter) members $10/non-members $15. For more information: aagparizona@msn.com

Email:
Kelly_anneh@yahoo.com
Phone:
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American Society for Public Administration Southern Arizona Chapter

ASPA is the leading interdisciplinary public service organization that: Advances the art, science, teaching, and practice of public and non-profit administration; Promotes the value of joining and elevating the public service profession; Builds bridges among all who pursue public purposes at home and internationally; Provides networking and professional development opportunities to those committed to public service values; and Achieves innovative solutions to the challenges of governance.

Email:
Kimberlee.Lares@tucsonaz.gov
Phone:
520-837-7643
Sponsor Website

Arizona Americorps State Program

AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community. Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. Whether your service makes a community safer, gives a child a second chance, or helps protect the environment, you’ll be getting things done through AmeriCorps!

Email:
pkraeger@az.gov
Phone:
602-542-3482
Sponsor Website

Arizona Commission on the Arts

The Arizona Commission on the Arts is a state agency connecting artists and communities. Its mission is an Arizona where people broaden, deepen and diversify their engagement with the arts, as creators, audiences and supporters, in ways that are satisfying and integral to their lives.

Email:
info@azarts.gov
Phone:
602-255-5882
Sponsor Website

Arizona Community Foundation

The Arizona Community Foundation is a partnership of donors, nonprofit organizations and the community working together to support solutions to community needs. Founded in 1978, we manage more than 850 funds and have 12 Affiliates across the state.

Phone:
800-222-8221
Sponsor Website

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Daily Star newspaper

Phone:
520-573-4142
Sponsor Website

Arizona Evaluation Network

The Arizona Evaluation Network (AZENet) is an organization for Arizona Professionals involved with or interested in program evaluation. AZENet was founded in 1997 to support the broad and diverse group of evaluators in our State. We are an affiliate of the American Evaluation Association and our current members represent private consulting firms, government agencies and universities. Evaluators from other entities are welcome!

Our mission is to provide a statewide interdisciplinary forum for professional development, advocacy, networking, and exchange of theoretical, methodological, and practical knowledge in the field of evaluation.

Email:
info@azenet.org
Phone:
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Sponsor Website

Arizona Humanities Council

Founded in 1973, AHC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and the Arizona affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. AHC is not a state agency. AHC supports public programming in the humanities that promotes understanding of human thoughts, actions, creations, and values. AHC works with museums, libraries, and other cultural and educational organizations to bring humanities programs to residents throughout Arizona. All AHC-supported activities must involve the humanities disciplines-history, literature, philosophy, and other studies that examine the human condition.

Phone:
602-257-0335
Sponsor Website

Arizona Library Association

The mission of the Arizona Library Association shall be to promote library service and librarianship in libraries of all types in the state of Arizona.

Email:
admin@azla.org
Phone:
480-609-3999
Sponsor Website

Arizona Youth Collaborative

The Arizona Youth Collaborative is a statewide effort that provides an organizational infrastructure to serve as the vehicle to increase the capacity of those individuals work with and on behalf of young people (e.g., staff from youth serving organizations, faith-based organizations, social service agencies, juvenile, justice, education and others).

Phone:
520-621-8933
Sponsor Website

Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Arizona Chapter

AFP is an individual member association that advances philanthropy through education, training and advocacy. They provide excellent opportunities to learn about fundraising and development for nonprofit organizations and to network with development professionals. Formerly known as the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE).

Email:
admin@afpsoaz.org
Phone:
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Sponsor Website

ASU Lodestar Center

The ASU Lodestar Center exists to advance nonprofit leadership practice so that organizations can better achieve their mission. Whether the mission is housing, youth development, recreation, or neighborhood revitalization, effective nonprofit organizations improve individual lives and enhance our entire community.

For information on the MNpS, contact April Maguire at 602-496-0187 or e-mail nonprofit@asu.edu.
Contact the Graduate Program Director, Dr. Carlton Yoshioka, at 602-496-0153 or by e-mail at Carlton.Yoshioka@asu.edu.

Email:
nonprofit@asu.edu
Phone:
602-496-0500
Sponsor Website

Aurora Foundation

A nonprofit organization founded in Tucson 10 years ago. Through funding from the federal government, Aurora researched, developed, tested, and evaluated a leadership and advocacy development program called Leaders for a Lifetime© expressly for young women, ages 14-25. Their disabilities ranged from physical/mobility, learning, and emotional/psychiatric to developmental, sensory, and intellectual. ‘Leaders’ includes unique and comprehensive curriculum-based leadership modules in Healthy Relationships; Education & Career Exploration; and Social Entrepreneurship.

Phone:
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Sponsor Website

Benevon

Benevon trains and coaches nonprofit organizations to implement a mission-based system for raising sustainable funding from individual donors.

Email:
alaina.szlachta@benevon.com
Phone:
206-709-9400
Sponsor Website

Community Development Network of Southern Arizona

The purpose of this organization is to create positive fundamental change in Southern Arizona through asset-based community development. For information contact Erin Markley, United Way, 330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 200, Tucson, AZ 85754-6750

Phone:
520-903-9000

Community Driven Institute

The Community Driven Institute's vision is for a healthy, compassionate, vibrant world. Their mission is to ensure the Community Benefit Sector has what it needs to create that world.

Phone:
520-321-4433
Sponsor Website

Community Foundation for Southern Arizona

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona is the community foundation serving Pima and Santa Cruz counties. It is made up of more than 475 funds representing individuals, families, organizations and corporations.

Email:
philanthropy@cfsaz.org
Phone:
520-770-0800
Sponsor Website

Community Partnership of Southern Arizona

The Community Partnership of Southern Arizona (CPSA) is the administrative organization responsible for the coordination of publicly-funded behavioral health treatment and prevention services in Southern Arizona. CPSA is a community-based, non-profit organization that is dedicated to ensuring that individuals and families receive accessible, high-quality behavioral health services that are member and family driven, recovery oriented, respectful of cultural differences, and foster hope and self-determination.

Phone:
520-325-4268
Sponsor Website

Confluencecenter for Creative Inquiry

Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry provides a vibrant setting for the advanced study and communication of knowledge derived from research on human culture, history and creative expression.

Confluencenter draws upon a long tradition of interdisciplinary excellence at the University of Arizona to offer programs, initiatives and publications that inform the learning of social scientists, humanists, and artists to enlighten the thoughts and actions of scholars, educators, artists, and the interested public.

Phone:
520-621-4587
Sponsor Website

Creating the Future

At the Creating the Future, our vision is a healthy, compassionate, vibrant world, where people around the world are living at their fullest potential individually and collectively.

The short term mission we therefore intend to accomplish is to make dramatic community improvement the norm, rather than the exception, in Community Benefit / Nonprofit / Social Enterprise groups and organizations around the world.

Phone:
520-321-4433
Sponsor Website

Creative Narrations

Creative Narrations is a cutting-edge social change consulting firm specializing in multimedia support and training for non-profit and educational institutions. Bringing together narrative, technology, and community building, we help you document the voices and images of change that you see every day.

Phone:
520-884-5063
Sponsor Website

Eller College of Managment Center for Leadership Ethics

The Center for Leadership Ethics in the Eller College of Management consists of scholars with diverse interests pertaining to leadership ethics who are committed to improving the ethical culture of organizations. The Center rests on the three pillars of research, education, and outreach.

Phone:
520-621-3688
Sponsor Website

Every Voice in Action Foundation

Every Voice in Action Foundation is a private foundation based in Tucson, Arizona that makes grants to non-profit organizations to encourage and support youth voice in our community. We define youth voice as young people having an authentic voice in their lives and in the life of the community. For us, this means the community recognizing youth as important resources, and encouraging them to express their unique perspectives and ideas. In addition to grantmaking, we operate and support programs to teach youth about philanthropy and engage them in making grants that benefit other youth and the community.

Email:
danielle@everyvoicefoundation.org
Phone:
520-615-2100
Sponsor Website

GIFT Center

The Grant, Information, Facilitation, and Training (GIFT) Center supports University of Arizona faculty, staff, and development personnel with non-governmental charitable grantseeking activities. Our onsite and online resource center, guest speakers, and expert staff provide guidance on private grantseeking and campus development.

Email:
http://uafoundation.org/information/faculty_staff/grantseeking/giftcenter/
Phone:
520-621-3579
Sponsor Website

Goodmans

The largest office furniture dealer in the Southwest and one of the top three largest Herman Miller dealers in the world.

Phone:
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Sponsor Website

Grant Writing Training Foundation

The purpose of the Grant Writing Training Foundation (GWTF) is to provide affordable and relevant training in grant seeking and writing. Founded by Dr. Beverly A. Browning in order to expand her training programs nationwide, the GWTF is a private operating foundation supported by BBA, Inc. dba Bev Browning & Associates (Arizona corporation). The GWTF is registered as an Arizona nonprofit corporation and also holds IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit status under section 170 of the Code. All revenues earned by the GWTF are for the sole purpose of covering Grant Writing Boot Camp training-related expenses. The GWTF does not award grants nor does it intend apply for grant funding for its own benefit.

Email:
grantsconsulting@aol.com
Phone:
480-768-7400
Sponsor Website

Grant Writing USA

Grant writing (how to get the money) and grant management (what to do after you have it). Managing the money in accordance with regulations and laws is often the tough part of the grants process. Do it properly and you'll keep your auditors and grant makers happy, which will greatly increase your chances of continued funding. The grant writing class covers how to write grant proposals start to finish and how to locate and track relevant grant opportunities. Federal, state, local and non-governmental, private sector grants are covered. You'll learn everything you need to know to get started writing grants. View class learning objectives here. Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges and universities are encouraged to attend. The grant management class is for government grant recipient organizations. As such, in this class you'll learn how to manage your federal, state or local government grants in accordance with laws and mandatory compliance guidelines.

Email:
cathy@grantwritingusa.com
Phone:
800-814-8191
Sponsor Website

Grantsmanship Training Center

The Grantsmanship Center® was founded in 1972 by Norton J. Kiritz to offer grantsmanship training to nonprofit and government agencies. Before this time, no such training existed and small organizations often lacked the skills to compete for grant opportunities. The Center began as a local project in Los Angeles, but as word of its alumni's successes spread, demand for trainings rapidly expanded. Soon organizations in other cities were asking to host training programs in their own communities. By 1975, The Grantsmanship Center® was conducting more than 100 workshops a year across the country.

Phone:
213-482-9860
Sponsor Website

Grassroots Grantmakers

Grassroots Grantmakers is a membership network of funders that:

Address local priorities - helping residents tackle the challenges they define as most important.

Value civic engagement - helping people practice and grow the habit of citizen involvement.

Build community - helping individuals come together and improve the quality of life where they live.

Email:
info@grassrootsgrantmakers.org
Phone:
361-798-1808
Sponsor Website

Institute for Strategic Fund Development

ISFD's goal is to educate individuals seeking grants and fundraising for their programs through our innovative in person workshops. We believe that by sharing the experiences and knowledge of our organization, individuals will be able to achieve a highly effective grant writing ability resulting in successfully funded programs.

Phone:
877-414-8991
Sponsor Website

It's Your Estate Workshop Sponsors

Sponsors of the “It’s Your Estate” workshops include the Carondelet Foundation, American Heart Association and American Bible Society. Milton Ames, Certified Financial Planner™ and past member of Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council and Planned Giving Roundtable, will moderate all sessions.

Email:
milton@buttonwoodadvisors.com
Phone:
520-398-4376

Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona

The Jewish Community Foundation serves as the endowment and planned giving division of the Jewish community of Southern Arizona. The Foundation's mission is to provide future funding sources both for local institutions and programs and worldwide Jewish emergencies.

Email:
grants@jcftucson.org
Phone:
520-577-0388
Sponsor Website

JUST GRANTS! Arizona

Offers workshops, seminars, conferences, and major meetings of interest to Arizona's grants community. Click on Calendar of events on their web site for a listing.

Email:
sally.clifford@grantsusa.net
Phone:
866-472-6878
Sponsor Website

Microbusiness Advancement Center

The Microbusiness Advancement Center (MAC) is a non-profit organization that helps individuals start, fund and grow their businesses by providing quality business education and access to capital. MAC drives the development of small businesses in Southern Arizona by providing clients with training programs, resources, and microloans.

Phone:
520-620-1241
Sponsor Website

National Council of Nonprofits

National Council of Nonprofits is the network of state and regional nonprofit associations serving more than 20,000 member organizations. The National Council links local organizations to a national audience through state associations and helps small and midsize nonprofits manage and lead more effectively, collaborate and exchange solutions, engage in critical policy issues affecting the sector, and achieve greater impact in their communities.

Phone:
800-201-0779
Sponsor Website

Nonprofit Executives Together (NET)

The mission of Nonprofit Executives Together (NET) is to provide a place in Pima County for:

-networking informal support among nonprofit executives
-sharing knowledge and facilitating collaboration among nonprofit executives
-advocating and promoting public policies, legislation and funding that promote a vibrant nonprofit sector.

Phone:
602-279-2966
Sponsor Website

NonProfit News Source

NonProfit News Source, (a 501 (c) 3 organization), is an educational and training center that helps Executives and NonProfit Organizations develop clear and effective Media Plans and Strategies through:

•Media Workshops Conducted by Working Journalists
•Media Interview and On-Camera Training
•Presentation Training
•Professional Video Production Services - Creating an Agency Video
•Adding Critical and Effective Video to Your Agency's Website, Facebook & Twitter Accounts
•Social Media Training

Phone:
520-303-6280
Sponsor Website

NPower Arizona

NPower Arizona exists to serve nonprofits' technology needs. Every day, we put technology know-how in the hands of nonprofits to increase their ability to serve Arizona's communities.

Email:
info@npoweraz.org
Phone:
888-512-8882
Sponsor Website

Pima Association of Governments

Pima Association of Governments' mission is to address regional issues through cooperative efforts and pooled resources, and to provide accurate, relevant data that leads to effective regional planning decisions.

Pima Association of Governments is a nonprofit metropolitan planning organization with Transportation Planning, Environmental Planning, Energy Planning and Technical Services divisions.

These divisions coordinate efforts with all the local jurisdictions in Pima County, and with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Tohono O’odham Nation. PAG's nine-member Regional Council has representatives from the local, state and tribal governments.

Phone:
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Sponsor Website

Pima Community College

Pima Community College offers a series of classes to support nonprofit management.

Email:
chouse@pima.edu
Phone:
520-206-4646
Sponsor Website

Pima County Public Library Grants & Nonprofit Info Center

The Grants & Nonprofit Info Center is a special collection of print and electronic sources of information and knowledgeable staff serving nonprofit and community organizations in Pima County. Please come to the Joel D. Valdez Main Library to use this collection.

Email:
grantsinfocenter@pima.gov
Phone:
520-791-4010
Sponsor Website

Pima County/Tucson Women's Commission

A non-profit organization and city/county commission dedicated to supporting women's issues including poverty, training, domestic abuse and education.

Phone:
520-622-0905
Sponsor Website

Planned Giving Roundtable of Southern Arizona

A professional association for people whose work includes developing, marketing, and administering charitable planned gifts. Those people include fund raisers for nonprofit institutions and consultants and donor advisors working in a variety of settings. The organization is affiliated with the National Council on Planned Giving (NCPG).

Phone:
520-545-1117

PRO Neighborhoods

PRO Neighborhoods was created in 1994 by a collaboration of City of Tucson, Pima County, Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, and United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. These local public and private organizations joined together to encourage and assist grassroots groups to build on the assets of their communities. PRO Neighborhoods is a strong advocate for problem solving and revitalization.

Email:
info@proneighborhoods.org
Phone:
520-882-5885
Sponsor Website

Prototypes

Prototypes takes tactile marketing pieces to a new level. Merging promotional products with innovative 'must open' direct mail is one of our founding principles.

Phone:
520-409-3039
Sponsor Website

SCORE

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.

Phone:
520-505-3636
Sponsor Website

Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired

SAAVI is a non-profit agency serving visually impaired adults in Southern Arizona since 1964. By promoting independence, SAAVI enhances the quality of life for those with vision loss through programs offering services, skills training and social and recreational opportunities.

Phone:
520-795-1331
Sponsor Website

Southern Arizona Grant Professionals Association

This chapter is dedicated to supporting and developing skills, competencies, and knowledge of local grants professionals in order to best serve our community. Comprised of professionals in the nonprofit, private industry, K-12, community college, and university sectors, our chapter will provide training, networking, mentoring, and professional development opportunities.

Email:
gpasouthernazchapter@gmail.com
Phone:
520-620-9290
Sponsor Website

Southern Arizona Volunteer Management Association

SAVMA is a professional association promoting excellence in the field of volunteer program management, providing educational programs, leadership, state-of-the-art information and resources, networking opportunities and support to the volunteer community throughout Southern Arizona.

Phone:
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Sponsor Website

The Foundation Center

The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust.

Email:
customerservice@foundationcenter.org
Phone:
800-424-9836
Sponsor Website

The Grantsmanship Center

TGCI was founded in 1972 to offer grantsmanship training and low-cost publications to nonprofit organizations and government agencies. At first a local project in Los Angeles, TGCI expanded rapidly as word of its alumni's success spread across the United States. Soon organizations in other cities asked to host TGCI training programs in their own communities. By 1980, TGCI was national in scope, conducting more than 100 workshops every year.

Phone:
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Sponsor Website

The Volunteer Center@ United Way Tucson and Southern Arizona

Volunteer Southern Arizona's mission is to inspire, prepare, and mobilize people and organizations to strengthen communities through service.

Email:
chansen@unitedwaytucson.org
Phone:
520-903-3949
Sponsor Website

Tucson Association of Museums and ArtNet

Tucson Association of Museums is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the educational and cultural value of member museums, increasing support for museums from the public and private sector, and providing a mechanism for communication and collaboration between member museums.

Founded in 1994, ArtNet is a dynamic coalition of Tucson’s art and cultural organizations, educational institutions, and individuals whose mission is to integrate art experiences into the community with a focus on our youth.

Email:
kmclear.phf@mindspring.com
Phone:
520-623-6652

Tucson-Pima Arts Council

Arts Council mixers are a great place to meet other people who do, view and support the arts. These fun, informal gatherings are scheduled monthly on third Thursdays. Bring flyers, brochures, and business cards to share. Cash bar. $3-$5 admission or bring a friend for 2 for 1. Mixers are held quarterly, date and location to be announced, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Call 634-0595 x18 for more information.

Phone:
520-634-0595
Sponsor Website

UniSource Energy Corporation

UniSource Energy's primary subsidiaries include Tucson Electric Power (TEP), which serves more than 397,000 customers in southern Arizona; and UniSource Energy Services (UES), a utility that delivers natural gas and electric service to more than 236,000 customers across Arizona. UES's commitment to customers goes far beyond providing safe and reliable service. UES is an active community partner, dedicated to constantly improving the quality of life for all of us who call Arizona home.

Phone:
520-571-4000
Sponsor Website

United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona

For more than 80 years, United Way has held a reputation as our community's fundraiser, but United Way doesn't just raise money. Today's United Way is a focused, results-driven system working year-round to change community conditions and create lasting solutions. Much like a "general contractor" manages all aspects of constructing a building, we manage people and resources to create lasting, positive solutions in lives that need it most.

Phone:
520-903-9000
Sponsor Website

Voices

Voices is a partner in the Southern Arizona Compassion Initiative. All workshops are free, but reservations are required. For reservations, call 622-7458.

Phone:
520-622-7458
Sponsor Website

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Network

Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Network was established in February of 2007 in an effort to reduce duplication of services by recruiting financial partners and community partners to provide administrative support to small non-profits (direct service partners) and to coordinate services to at-risk youth, parents and neighborhoods. As an intermediary agency, YES-Network’s effort is to deliver better collaborative services more cost-effectively than individual agencies could provide alone. Our mission is to create and support a coalition of strategic partnerships with community-based youth empowerment service agencies in order to empower positive change in at-risk youth through experienced leadership, quality management and effective programming.

Email:
info@yes-network.org
Phone:
520-297-0702
Sponsor Website

YWCA Tucson

Our Mission: The YWCA Tucson is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Email:
info@ywcatucson.org
Phone:
520-884-7810
Sponsor Website
Pima County Website