Our New Name and Logo is Here!

AZ Imapct for Good

We are excited to announce that we officially celebrated the unveiling of our new name and logo at the 2023 UNITE Nonprofit + Grantmaker Conference on August 24 at Mesa Convention Center. Thank you to the more than 650 nonprofits, grantmakers, businesses, civic professionals, and leaders who joined us for this historic event!  

As of August 28, we are excited to be AZ Impact for Good. AZ Impact for Good, formerly known as the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits + Arizona Grantmakers Forum, announced the culmination of an extensive year-long rebranding endeavor. This momentous transformation harmonizes the core tenets of the mission, vision, values, and strategic objectives, propelling a rejuvenated commitment to elevate and empower Arizona’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors across Arizona. 

What you can expect. You will see a change to staff email addresses. All emails sent to arizonanonprofits.org and azgrantmakers.org domains will be automatically forwarded to the new addresses. Be sure to save our new website, www.azimpactforgood.org, but you can expect to be automatically directed to the new website if you use old bookmarks.

Please take a moment to watch our announcement video to learn more.

Video Transcript 
Across the Arizona community, people and organizations are coming together to bring change, awareness, and solutions to build a better future. After many collective years of partnering and connecting with countless nonprofits and grantmakers throughout our state, two organizations merged with a new mission, name, and brand. AZ Impact for Good, uniting nonprofits + philanthropy.

Timeline

  • 1986 – Arizona Grantmakers Forum founded
  • 2004 – Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits founded 
  • 2013 – Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits + Arizona Grantmakers Forum partners to launch Arizona Gives Day 
  • 2019 – Arizona philanthropic organizations collaborate to form Arizona Together for Impact 
  • 2022 – Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits + Arizona Grantmakers Forum officially merge

AZ Impact for Good’s mission is to transform Arizona through education, advocacy, and innovation. AZ Impact for Good represents a commitment to making a difference, a dedication to transforming lives and an unwavering belief that we achieve greatness together. 

AZ Impact for Good is guided by: 

Mission 
We unite nonprofits and philanthropy to transform Arizona through education, advocacy, and innovation. 

Vision  
We envision a vibrant and equitable Arizona where all people and living things thrive.

Values  
Collaboration • Leadership • Integrity • Inclusivity • Equity • Transparency

Thank you to everyone who made this possible! We appreciate our members and community partners for staying with us during this time of flux and believing in our impact on the sector we serve. And thank you to the Ideas Collide marketing and branding team and the AZ Impact for Good staff and board of directors for dedicating thousands of hours to this process.

Want to help us spread the word? Email marketing@azimpactforgood.org to get access to our new media and branding kit.  

Please read the full FAQs below for more details. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a new password to log in to my account? Or to register for events? 
No, usernames and passwords will not be impacted by this change. If you do not have a password or need to reset your password, please use the “forgot my password” feature.

Did staff emails change? What if I use an old email? 
Yes, staff emails have changed. No, your emails will not be lost. All emails will be automatically redirected to our new secure email. You will receive confirmation that your email has been forwarded and provided with the new contact information. 

Please be patient with our team as we make this shift. There will be small details that will need to be addressed. Thank you for bringing them to our attention. Your caring feedback can be sent to marketing@azimpactforgood.org.

Has the website URL changed? Does it look different? 
Yes, the www.arizonanonprofits.org website will be automatically redirected to our new secure domain, www.azimpactforgood.org. The website will have a new logo on August 28. The website content will be updated throughout 2023. To reflect the new organization and rebrand, a full website redesign is planned and will be completed by 2025. 

Please be patient with our team as we make this shift. There will be small details that will need to be addressed. Thank you for bringing them to our attention. Your caring feedback can be sent to marketing@azimpactforgood.org.

Why did the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits + Arizona Grantmakers Forum decide to rebrand? 
In 2022, after many years of collaborating, partnering, and connecting nonprofits and grantmakers, the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum merged. With the merger, we will unleash the power of transformation throughout our communities. And we know that this new brand is the first of many transformative changes to connect Arizona’s most passionate givers to Arizona’s most impactful causes. Read the full merger announcement here.

What is the goal of the rebrand? 
The goal of the rebrand is to reflect the new focus and strategic direction of the new organization.  

What does this mean for membership? 
You can expect more inclusive membership models connecting members with more resources and benefits than ever before. Members will be appropriately informed of any changes to their membership, including benefits and investment levels, when these new options are announced in Fall 2023. 

Coming Soon – New Name & Logo

We are excited to announce today is the first anniversary of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits + Arizona Grantmakers Forum merger! After many months of strategic conversations, meeting with hundreds of members and community stakeholders, and thousands of staff hours, we are thrilled to announce the next stage of our journey is almost here: our new name and logo will be officially celebrated at the 2023 UNITE Nonprofit + Grantmaker Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on August 24 at Mesa Convention Center. The conference is sold out; however, a waiting list is available for anyone interested.

The week of August 28, we will launch our new name across our platforms. You can expect a change to staff email addresses and a new website domain. You will be automatically directed to the new website and emails will be forwarded to the new addresses from the previous arizonanonprofits.org and azgrantmakers.org domains. Please read the entire FAQ below for more details.

Read the full merger announcement here.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why did the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits + Arizona Grantmakers Forum decide to rebrand?

In 2022, after many years of collaborating, partnering, and connecting nonprofits and grantmakers, the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Arizona Grantmakers Forum merged. With the merger, we can unleash the power of transformation throughout our communities. And we know that this new brand is the first of many transformative changes to connect Arizona’s most passionate givers to Arizona’s most impactful causes.


What is the goal of the rebrand?

The goal of the rebrand is to reflect the new focus and strategic direction of the new organization.


What does this mean for membership?

You can expect more inclusive membership models connecting members with more resources and benefits than ever before. Members will be appropriately informed of any changes to their membership, including benefits and investment levels, when these new options are announced in Fall 2023.


Will I need a new password to login to my account? Or to register for events?

No, usernames and passwords will not be impacted by this change. If you do not have a password or need to reset your password, please use the “forgot my password” feature.


Are staff emails changing too? Will my email get lost in the transition?

Yes, staff emails will be changing. No, your emails will not be lost. All emails will be automatically redirected to our new secure email. You will receive confirmation that your email has been forwarded and provided with the new contact information.

Please be patient with our team as we make this shift. There will be small details that will need to be addressed. Thank you for bringing them to our attention; your caring feedback can be sent to marketing@arizonanonprofits.org.

Is the website URL changing? Will it look different again?

Yes, the www.arizonanonprofits.org website will be automatically redirected to our new secure domain. The website will have a new logo on August 28 and a new color scheme. The website content will be updated throughout 2023. To reflect the new organization and rebrand, a full redesign of the website is planned and will be completed by 2025.

Please be patient with our team as we make this shift. There will be small details that will need to be addressed. Thank you for bringing them to our attention; your caring feedback can be sent to marketing@arizonanonprofits.org.

News and Info for Nonprofits: Maricopa County Public Health – Sanitation and First Aid Items Available for FREE

Maricopa County Public Health Giving Away COVID Pandemic Prep Items for FREE

Submitted by: Maricopa County Public Health

Throughout the COVID pandemic, Maricopa County Public Health has provided PPE to long-term-care, physicians, schools, charitable organizations, etc.   We’re currently in the process of demobilizing and need to empty our warehouse.  We have a variety of both current/unexpired and expired items that can still be used, depending on their intended purpose.   As during the pandemic, all items are free of charge, though we MAY ask you to send someone to pick up at our warehouse.   

List of available items: 

Unexpired

  • N95s NIOSH approved (L-188 folding style and L-288 rigid style).  Exp April-June, 2025.
  • Purell Hand Sanitizing Wipes (packages of 1200 wipes).  Exp 12/23.*

*These require a dispenser, which we do not provide (approx. $60).  Note: a single pack of wipes is c. $50.  Price ranges vary depending on supplier. You may view online pricing here.

No Expiration: 

  • Sharps Containers (various sizes), including 2, 3, 8 and 9 gallon.  
  • Band-aids (basic 3” plastic adhesive strips). 

Expired items:

We also have a large volume of expired items, which we’re unable to distribute for medical use.   Facemasks can still be used for general purposes, such as patients, visitors, schools, but not for medical procedures specifically.  We still distribute a large volume of masks to long-term-care for patients/visitors.  Certain items come in a variety of units per case, so we can provide specifics upon request.  All items are in original packaging: 

  • Level 1 medical gowns.
  • Facemasks (3-Ply and ‘surgical’), generally 2000 per case.
  • Touchless infrared thermometers.
  • Face shields.
  • Chemistry-class-style goggles.
  • Uline safety glasses.
  • Zinntex sanitizing wipes (for countertops, etc), 24 cannisters Per Case.
  • Various alcohol-based hand sanitizer that’s beyond its “best by date”.   They come in communal sizes (office size) to keychain style, 1.7 oz pocket bottles, great for distributing at various events.   

If you or any organization you know of is able to take any of the above items, please me know and we’d be glad to help!

For more information please contact:

Adam.Costello@maricopa.gov

602.739.6427

Image of the Maricopa County Public Health logo in all capital bold lettering with an orange cactus symbol in place of the letter "I" in Maricopa.

Volunteer Opportunity: Board Member at Lifewell

Company/Organization Name:

Lifewell

Position Available:

Board Member

Deadline for applying: 09/30/2023

Organization Mission Type:

Health, Human Services

Organization Mission Statement:

Inspire, hope, promote health, and provide opportunities for healing.

Position Type & Location

Other, Hybrid, Phoenix, AZ

Position Duration and Time Commitment 

Board Member

Commitment Needed: 3-4 hours per quarter, 2 years of services on board

Previous experience is required/desired.

Details:

We are currently recruiting for diverse leaders with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Public health interest. Professional financial interest—e.g., accountants,CFO, auditor, lender or individuals with work experience in the financial area, management, business or legal experience. Active in political or civic organizations. Expertise in health and welfare administration. Demonstrative leadership. Representative of the community.

Contact

Name: Doris Hotz

E-mail address:

dhotz@lifewell.us

Phone Number: 602.599.5420

Volunteer Opportunity: Marketing Communications with the Valley of the Sun Early Childhood Association

Company/Organization Name:

Valley of the Sun Early Childhood Association

Position Available:

Board of Directors, Marking & Communications

Organization Mission Type:

Education

Organization Mission Statement:

We believe all children have the right to a safe and accessible, high quality early childhood education that includes a developmentally appropriate curriculum; knowledgeable and well-trained program staff and educators; and comprehensive services that support their health, nutrition, and social well-being.

Position Type & Location

Remote, Phoenix, AZ

Position Duration and Time Commitment 

Volunteer Board Member, Ongoing, 4 quarterly meetings online, 5 hours per month.

Skillset/Experience: 50-year Anniversary 2024, Marketing, Social Media, Press Releases

Contact

Name: Mary Ann Biermeier

E-mail address: you.matter@vseca.org

Phone Number: 480.306.0542