Over $160 million raised for Arizona charities. And Counting.

Thunderbirds

OUR MISSION

Thunderbirds Charities is a non-profit organization formed in 1986 to distribute monies raised through the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament. The Thunderbirds Charities Board consists of 15 board members from varying professional backgrounds. The mission of Thunderbirds Charities is to support organizations that assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area. The organization’s giving is directed toward organizations based or with a significant presence in Arizona.

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THUNDERBIRDS CHARITIES 2020 FALL FUNDING CYCLE IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE CHECK BACK IN EARLY JANUARY 2021 FOR SPRING FUNDING UPDATES. THANK YOU.

In the Community – Positive Coaching Alliance

The Thunderbirds began nearly a century ago with the mission to promote the Valley of the Sun through sport. These […] More

The Thunderbirds Team Up with Arizona Helping Hands for Back-to-School Mission

To assist Arizona Helping Hands in their mission to provide essential needs for children in foster care, The Thunderbirds – […] More

Special Olympics Arizona Awarded $100,000 Grant from Thunderbirds Charities

President and CEO Jamie Heckerman announced today that Special Olympics Arizona received a $100,000 grant from Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable […] More

Florence Crittenton Awarded $75,000 for Girls Living Well Program from Thunderbirds Charities

Florence Crittenton’s Girls Living Well program encompasses integrated healthcare, effectively addressing holistic needs of clients residing in the Therapeutic Group […] More

Arizona Helping Hands Receives $50,000 Grant from Thunderbirds Charities

Arizona Helping Hands receives a $50,000 grant to provide essential needs to children in foster care during the COVID-19 pandemic […] More

Thunderbirds Charities Helps Homebound Seniors Stay Independent

Thunderbirds Charities helps Aster Aging with homebound seniors stay independent by supporting the Aster Neighbors Program. Through this program, volunteers […] More