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
STEP: Student Expedition Program
 

STEP: Student Expedition Program

STEP College-Prep Program
Fall 2021
$25,000
STEP: Student College Prep Program
Fall 2019
$25,000
Phoenix College Prep Workshops
Spring 2018
$15,000
Maricopa County College-Prep Program
Fall 2015
$23,000
Stepping Up for Seniors
 

Stepping Up for Seniors

Impacting the Lives of Seniors in Need
Fall 2023
$10,000
Impacting the Lives of Low-Income Seniors
Fall 2021
$10,000
(1) Financial Assistance Project for Medical-related Financial Crises, and (2) Loneliness Project
Fall 2019
$10,000
Assist low income seniors with a financial crisis, i.e. medical equipment or services, basic needs.
Spring 2018
$10,000
Summer Youth Program Fund
 

Summer Youth Program Fund

2024 Summer Youth Program Fund
Fall 2023
$50,000
2023 Summer Youth Program Fund
Fall 2022
$50,000
2022 Summer Youth Program Fund
Fall 2021
$50,000
2021 Summer Youth Program Fund
Fall 2020
$50,000
2020 Summer Youth Program Fund
Fall 2019
$50,000
2019 out of school programs
Fall 2018
$50,000
2018 Summertime Youth Programming
Fall 2017
$50,000
2018 Summertime Youth Programming
Fall 2016
$50,000
summer youth programming
Fall 2015
$50,000
summer youth programming
Fall 2014
$25,000
summer youth programming
Fall 2013
$25,000
Swift Youth Foundation
 

Swift Youth Foundation

Swift Youth Enrichment Programs
Spring 2022
$5,000
Swift After School
Fall 2020
$5,000
Teen Lifeline
 

Teen Lifeline

Crisis Hotline
Spring 2023
$100,000
Teen Crisis Hotline/Texline
Spring 2022
$75,000
Teen Crisis Hotline/Textline
Spring 2021
$200,000
Crisis Hotline/Textline
Spring 2020
$200,000
Hotline/Textline
Spring 2019
$100,000
Program: Hotline/Textline: a free, confidential peer-supported hotline available to troubled teens 365 days a year to receive support, counseling and resources.
Fall 2017
$25,000
Crisis Hotline/Text Line
Spring 2016
$10,000
Crisis Hotline
Spring 2015
$5,000
Tempe Community Action Agency
 

Tempe Community Action Agency

Economic Empowerment Initiative
Spring 2022
$25,000
The Center for the Rights of Abused Children
 

The Center for the Rights of Abused Children

The Centers for Habilitation (TCH)
 

The Centers for Habilitation (TCH)

Active Lives
Fall 2023
$13,000
P.A.S.S. Program (Participation, Accessibility, Socialization, Sports)
Fall 2021
$10,000
Thunderbird's Resource Room
Fall 2019
$10,000

The Joy Bus

More Than a Meal
Spring 2022
$100,000
The Opportunity Tree
 

The Opportunity Tree

Thunderbirds Charities Technology Commons
Fall 2021
$25,000
Basketball Court for Youth with Disabilities at The Opportunity Tree
Fall 2019
$30,000
The Society of St Vincent De Paul
 

The Society of St Vincent De Paul

Ensure housing stability and prevent homelessness for people living in poverty
Fall 2023
$250,000
Enhanced Vision Care and Dental Access in the SVdP Clinic
Fall 2018
$335,000
Building a Resilient Community project, construct a new building to house transitional shelter and outreach programs for homeless and working poor individuals and families and to expand health/dental clinic.
Fall 2016
$300,000
Feeding the Hungry: Congregate Dining Room Program
Fall 2015
$50,000
Community Dining Room Program
Fall 2014
$50,000

TigerMountain Foundation

Agri-Landscaping Initiative - All Edible Landscaping
Spring 2022
$15,000
Growing People at a Community Garden in South Phoenix
Spring 2016
$20,000
Treasure House
 

Treasure House

Employment and Life Skills Training Program
Spring 2022
$20,000
Job Training Program for Individuals with IDD
Spring 2021
$20,000
Safe, Outdoor Activities Project
Spring 2019
$30,000
Thunderbirds Interactive Center: anequiped indoor and outdoor recreation area helping to provide adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, a supportive program enabling them to gain independence and fulfill their life purpose.
Fall 2017
$150,000
Treasures 4 Teachers
 

Treasures 4 Teachers

Spring 2023
$55,000
T4T on Wheels
Spring 2022
$50,000
T4T on Wheels
Spring 2021
$45,000
T4T on Wheels
Spring 2020
$40,000
T4T on Wheels
Spring 2019
$35,000
T4T on Wheels: free school supplies to Title 1 schools.
Spring 2018
$30,000
T4T on Wheels: free school supplies to Title 1 schools.
Spring 2017
$25,000
Treasures 4 Teachers on Wheels
Spring 2016
$20,000
Treasures 4 Teacher on Wheels
Spring 2015
$15,000
Treasures 4 Teachers on Wheels
Spring 2014
$10,000
UMOM New Day Centers
 

UMOM New Day Centers

UMOM’s Family Emergency Shelter Capital Campaign
Fall 2023
$250,000
Ending Family Homelessness
Fall 2021
$300,000
Increasing Family Emergency Shelter Capacity
Spring 2020
$300,000
Direct Client Assistance for Homeless Families & Youth
Spring 2019
$300,000
Ending homelessness for families and youth through Family client services & Tumbleweed Youth client services.
Spring 2017
$300,000
UMOM Shelter Program
Fall 2015
$100,000
Renovations and Repairs to UMOM's Atkinson Family Resource Center
Fall 2013
$60,000
United Service Organizations, Incorporated
 

United Service Organizations, Incorporated

Support for Military Service Members and Families
Spring 2022
$100,000
Upward Foundation
 

Upward Foundation

Thunderbirds Charities Child Care Center
Fall 2023
$40,000
Thunderbirds Charities Child Care Center
Fall 2021
$40,000
Project UPWARD Nursing
Fall 2018
$60,000
Project UPWARD Nursing program.
Fall 2017
$30,000
Project UPWARD Nursing program.
Fall 2016
$20,000
Lifting Children Upward Capital Campaign
Spring 2015
$100,000
Project Care, Comfort and Education
Spring 2014
$20,000
USO Arizona
 

USO Arizona

Support for USO Arizona Programs and Operations
Spring 2023
$20,000
Support for Military Service Members and Families
Spring 2021
$50,000
USO Arizona Support
Spring 2019
$25,000
USO Arizona Kids Kamp
Spring 2014
$5,000
Valley Youth Theatre
 

Valley Youth Theatre

Literacy and the Arts
Fall 2022
$10,000
Literacy and The Arts
Fall 2021
$10,000
Literacy and the Arts
Fall 2019
$15,000
Literacy in the Arts Program to students in Title 1 Schools.
Fall 2017
$10,000
Literacy in the Arts Program to students in Title 1 Schools.
Spring 2017
$10,000
Literacy and the Arts
Fall 2015
$10,000

VALLEYLIFE

Prep Kitchen and Thunderbirds Bistro
Fall 2023
$20,000
COVID-19 Expenses
Fall 2020
$25,000
Hydraulic Changing Table
Fall 2019
$10,000
Equipment for Persons with Disabilities
Fall 2015
$15,000
Safe Transferring Equipment for Persons with Disabilities
Fall 2014
$25,000