$557,739 Raised in First 11 Hours of 2nd Arizona Gives Day

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits (Alliance) and Arizona Grantmakers Forum (AGF) are pleased to announce that as of 11 a.m., an estimated 5,968 people have donated $552,701 to nearly 1,000 nonprofits across the state through the Arizona Gives Day movement.

Presented by FirstBank, Arizona Gives Day is a 24-hour online initiative encouraging Arizonans to recognize and financially support the efforts of various nonprofits from all over the state. Arizonans can go online at until 11:59 p.m. TONIGHT and pledge their financial support to the nonprofit of their choice. Last year, the initiative raised more than $1 million for Arizona non-profit organizations.

Any 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization in Arizona was eligible to participate in the program. First Bank committed incentive funding, which will be shared with the nonprofits that meet certain milestones throughout the 24-hour period for such things as most donors in an hour, most donors overall, etc.

Arizona Gives Day received additional financial and in-kind support from a variety of organizations throughout the state, including:

  • Arizona Community Foundation
  • Arizona Republic/AZCentral/12News
  • AZ Family
  • BHHS Legacy Foundation
  • Clear Channel Media Entertainment
  • Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
  • CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
  • Cox Communications
  • Eight – KAET PBS
  • FirstBank
  • Flinn Foundation
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation
  • HAPI
  • Hickey Family Foundation
  • HMA Public Relations
  • Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust
  • St. Luke’s Health Initiatives
  • The Thunderbirds
  • Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

For answers to the most frequently asked questions about Arizona Gives Day, as well as additional information on the 2013 inaugural effort, please visit

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