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 CHARITIES 2023 SPRING FUNDING CYCLE IS NOW CLOSED.
PLEASE CHECK BACK IN AUGUST 2023 FOR UPDATES REGARDING THE FALL 2023 FUNDING CYCLE.
Arizona Youth Program Celebrates 25 Years of Service
Arizona Outdoor Adventures (AOA) has been serving males and females, ages 8-14, for the past 25 years in the state […] More
Thunderbirds Charities Becomes Presenting Sponsor of Arizona State Spelling Bee
The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF®) is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from Thunderbirds Charities to support the Arizona State […] More
Thunderbirds Charities Awards $15,000 to House of Refuge “Adopt a Home” Program
Every family deserves a home. Since 1996, House of Refuge, Inc. has provided families in crisis a proven path out […] More
Esperança Receives $35,000 Grant from Thunderbirds Charities for Oral Health Education Program
The funds will be used to support Esperança’s Children’s Oral Health Education Program, teaching under-resourced Latino children (pre-school – Grade […] More
Thunderbirds Charities’ Support of Elaine’s Program Provides 1,000 More Rides for the Valley’s Most Vulnerable Individuals
Many of the most vulnerable individuals in the Valley lack access to locations that provide resources and services critical to […] More
Thunderbirds Charities Awards $50,000 Grant to Barrow Neuro-Rehabilitation Center
Barrow Neurological Foundation is honored to announce that it has been awarded a $50,000 grant from Thunderbirds Charities to support […] More