All Grantees

Thunderbirds Charities has impacted thousands of lives in Arizona and beyond by granting nearly 200 million dollars since its inception. You can search through all of the organizations who have received a grant from Thunderbirds Charities throughout the years below to learn more about their impact!
All Grantees
Military Assistance Mission
 

Military Assistance Mission

Financial & Morale Programs
Fall 2023
$25,000
Basic Life Needs
Spring 2020
$100,000
Emergency basic life needs support for Veterans in need, transitioning into civilian life.
Spring 2018
$50,000
Basic Life Needs and Education
Spring 2015
$50,000
Miracle League of Arizona
 

Miracle League of Arizona

Ball in Play -Program Support
Fall 2023
$25,000
Back to Full Swing Programming
Fall 2021
$30,000
Safe At Home Programming Support
Fall 2020
$35,000
Homerun Program Growth
Fall 2019
$20,000
Field and complex renovations to this sports stadium serving those with special needs, to allow for more teams/leagues.
Fall 2017
$30,000
Program materials and facility equipment needed for the athletes, volunteers and families.
Fall 2016
$25,000
Miracle League of Arizona Renovation Project (Field and Stadium Style Seating)
Fall 2015
$44,000
"PLAY BALL at MLAZ"
Fall 2014
$50,000
Mitchell Swaback Charities
 

Mitchell Swaback Charities

Harvest Compassion Center West Phoenix
Spring 2021
$30,000
Harvest Compassion Center
Spring 2019
$25,000
Harvest Compassion Center Phoenix Food and clothing bank.
Spring 2017
$20,000
Harvest Compassion Center
Spring 2016
$15,000
Harvest Compassion Center
Spring 2015
$10,000
Native American Connections
 

Native American Connections

Homeless Youth Services
Spring 2022
$250,000
NAC Housing and Services for Homeless Youth
Fall 2020
$50,000
Sahuaro Ki
Fall 2018
$150,000
HomeBase Youth Services Emergency Housing for youth ages 18-24 experiencing homelessness.
Fall 2017
$100,000
Neighborhood Ministries
 

Neighborhood Ministries

Katy's Kids Early Childhood Development Preschool
Spring 2019
$25,000
Katy's Kids Early Childhood Development Preschool.
Spring 2017
$25,000
Katy's Kids Early Childhood Development Preschool
Spring 2016
$25,000
Katy's Kids Early Childhood Development Preschool
Spring 2015
$25,000
New Life Center
 

New Life Center

Single Suites Creation
Fall 2023
$250,000
Communal Dining Room Remodel
Fall 2018
$50,000
Family Advocacy
Spring 2016
$50,000
New Pathways for Youth
 

New Pathways for Youth

2024 Level Up Program for At-Risk Youth
Fall 2023
$20,000
Holistic Youth Transformation Program: Reaching Low-Income, At-Risk Phoenix Youth
Fall 2022
$40,000
Holistic Youth Transformation Program Expansion
Fall 2021
$20,000
Mentor Recruitment & Training to Serve Maryvale
Fall 2020
$40,000
New Pathways for Youth Transformative Mentoring Program Expansion Project
Fall 2019
$150,000
Curriculum Advancement Project
Fall 2018
$30,000
Transformative Mentoring Program for Homeless Youth.
Fall 2017
$30,000
Transformative Mentoring Program for at-risk youth.
Fall 2016
$30,000
Transformative Mentoring Program
Spring 2016
$20,000
Positive Adult Leaders in Society (PALS) Program
Spring 2014
$20,000
notMYkid
 

notMYkid

[i]nspired: Peer Support for Teens
Spring 2022
$50,000
Arizona Youth Thriving
Fall 2020
$25,000
Amplif(i) Prevention Education Program for Maricopa County Boys and Girls Clubs
Spring 2018
$30,000
Amplif(i) Prevention Education Program for Maricopa County Boys and Girls Clubs
Spring 2017
$37,500
notMYkid Prevention Education Program for Boys and Girls Clubs of the Valley
Fall 2015
$30,000
amplif(i)/notMYkid Comprehensive Prevention Program
Spring 2014
$30,000
NourishPHX
 

NourishPHX

Elevator Project
Fall 2023
$150,000

OCJ Kids

Thunderbirds Charities Restoring Dignity Room
Spring 2022
$50,000
Healing and COVID-19 Recovery for Foster Children
Fall 2020
$30,000
Transition Success Centers program, providing basic needs and other items for children after they are removed from an abusive home.
Fall 2017
$25,000
Transition Success Centers (TSC) Program
Fall 2015
$20,000
Transition Success Center Project
Fall 2014
$5,000

Open Table

Preschool Initiative
Fall 2022
$50,000
Community Convening™ for Social Reconciliation
Spring 2021
$25,000
South Phoenix Community Convening for Early Childhood Education
Fall 2019
$25,000
Phoenix Reconciliation Tables, serving individuals living in poverty.
Fall 2016
$10,000
Development New Fatherhood Model
Fall 2014
$10,000
Paz De Cristo Community Center
 

Paz De Cristo Community Center

Relief Services for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
Fall 2023
$25,000
Basic Needs Relief
Fall 2021
$20,000
Homeless I.D./Birth Certificate Program
Spring 2020
$20,000
Basic need services for individuals living in poverty or are homelessness.
Fall 2017
$25,000
Housing Assistance
Spring 2015
$10,000
Phoenix Boys Choir Association
 

Phoenix Boys Choir Association

Neighborhood Choir Program
Spring 2023
$10,000
Phoenix and Mesa Neighborhood Training and Cadet Choirs
Fall 2016
$5,000
musical education and valuable life skills.
Spring 2014
$5,000
Phoenix Center Arts Association
 

Phoenix Center Arts Association

Arts Classes
Fall 2015
$15,000
Phoenix Community ToolBank
 

Phoenix Community ToolBank

Heat Re-Leaf Program
Spring 2022
$10,000
Phoenix Conservatory Of Music
 

Phoenix Conservatory Of Music

College Prep Program
Fall 2023
$10,000
College Preparatory Program
Fall 2022
$10,000
College Preparatory Program (CPP)
Fall 2021
$10,000
College Preparatory Program
Fall 2019
$10,000
College Prep Program
Fall 2018
$10,000
College Prep Program utilizing the Berklee PULSE online music program.
Fall 2017
$10,000
Phoenix Performing Arts Center
 

Phoenix Performing Arts Center

Arizona Wolf Trap
Fall 2022
$10,000
Wolf Trap Program arts program for preschool and Head Start children, ages 3-5.
Fall 2017
$5,000
Phoenix Rescue Mission
 

Phoenix Rescue Mission

Rescue-Assess-Place Program at the Transforming Lives Center
Fall 2023
$30,000
Expanding Hope Capital Campaign Solutions Building
Fall 2019
$750,000
R.A.P. (Rescue-Assess-Place) Program serving the immediate needs of homeless women and children, getting them off the streets into a safe place, assess to determine their needs, placing them into the best local program.
Fall 2016
$100,000
Support for Homeless Women & Children: The Changing Lives Center
Fall 2015
$50,000
Phoenix Rescue Mission Changing Lives Center Program
Fall 2013
$10,000
Phoenix Symphony Association
 

Phoenix Symphony Association

Mind Over Music
Fall 2023
$10,000
Mind Over Music
Fall 2019
$15,000
B-Sharp Music Wellness: A W.O.N.D.E.R. Project
Fall 2017
$15,000
Mind Over Music program pairs musicians with teachers to create innovative and engaging curriculum for low-income students,K-5th grade.
Fall 2016
$5,000
STE[+a]M learning, Mind Over Music
Fall 2015
$5,000
Playworks Phoenix
 

Playworks Phoenix

Safe and Healthy Play
Fall 2023
$44,000
Transforming Low-Income Schools by promoting healthy behaviors, increase social/emotional learning, and positively improve the school climate.
Fall 2017
$50,000
Transforming Low-Income Schools by promoting healthy behaviors, increase social/emotional learning, and positively improve the school climate.
Fall 2016
$50,000
Playworks Arizona 2015/2016 school year programming
Fall 2014
$50,000