Arizona Gives Day Tally North of $1.34 Million; Fundraising Continues Through 11:59 p.m. Tonight

The Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits (Alliance) and Arizona Grantmakers Forum (AGF) are pleased to announce that as of 9:30 p.m., an estimated 13,000 people have donated $1,346,028 to nearly 1,000 nonprofits across the state through the Arizona Gives Day movement, bettering the 2013 grand total of $1,019,650 raised with more than two hours to go.  

Presented by FirstBank, Arizona Gives Day is a 24-hour online initiative encouraging Arizonans to recognize and financially support the efforts of various nonprofits from all over the state. Arizonans can go online at until 11:59 p.m. TONIGHT and pledge their financial support to the nonprofit of their choice.   

Any 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization in Arizona was eligible to participate in the program. FirstBank committed incentive funding, which will be shared with the nonprofits that meet certain milestones throughout the 24-hour period for such things as most donors in an hour, most donors overall, etc.

Arizona Gives Day received additional financial and in-kind support from a variety of organizations throughout the state including:

Arizona Community FoundationArizona Republic/AZCentral/12NewsAZ FamilyBHHS Legacy FoundationClear Channel Media EntertainmentCommunity Foundation for Southern ArizonaCopperPoint Mutual Insurance CompanyCox CommunicationsEight – KAET PBSFirstBankFlinn FoundationFreeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold FoundationHAPIHickey Family FoundationHMA Public RelationsNina Mason Pulliam Charitable TrustSt. Luke’s Health InitiativesThe ThunderbirdsVirginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

For answers to the most frequently asked questions about Arizona Gives Day, as well as additional information on the 2013 inaugural effort, please visit

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