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.

Thunderbirds

THUNDERBIRDS CHARITIES 2022 SPRING FUNDING CYCLE IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE CHECK BACK IN LATE SUMMER FOR UPDATES REGARDING THE FALL 2022 FUNDING CYCLE.

Special Olympics Arizona and The Thunderbirds Celebrate Grand Opening of New State Office and Distribution Center in Goodyear

The Thunderbirds – hosts of the WM Phoenix Open – have been long-time supporters of Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) and […] More

Thunderbirds Charities Provides $40K in Support of UPWARD’s Integrated Childcare Program

Thunderbirds Charities recently awarded $40,000 to UPWARD for Children and Families in support of the Integrated Childcare Program for kids […] More

Thunderbirds Charities Supporting Safe Return to Play in Arizona

Thunderbirds Charities announces its support of the relaunch of Playworks’ TeamUp program in Title 1 schools in Arizona and further […] More

Dress for Success Phoenix Receives Grant from Thunderbirds Charities to Support Mobile Career Center for Women

Thunderbirds Charities has awarded a generous $25,000 grant to Dress for Success Phoenix to support its Mobile Career Center initiative. […] More

New Grant to Drive Financial, Social, and Emotional Learning for Arizona Children

The Arizona Council on Economic Education (ACEE) was recently awarded $40,000 of grant funding from Thunderbirds Charities to support innovative […] More

Thunderbirds Charities Awards $50,000 to The Be Kind People Project: Inspiring Health, Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion

BE FIT.BEHEALTHY.BE KIND (BFBHBK) will encourage and inspire health, wellness, diversity and inclusion. This effective, high-impact, engaging and fun program […] More