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We help our partners increase their capacity to achieve their mission by matching them with diverse, talented individuals from the community. Here is how we’ve helped some of our partners.

of partners say their organization is better position to carry out its mission as a result of their partnership with Public Allies Arizona
of partners agree that Public Allies Arizona's recruitment, placement, and training of Allies is a best practice in the nonprofit sector
of partners reported their Ally/Allies brought life experience(s) relevant to the issues or community they served resulting in improved or expanded services

Public Allies Arizona nonprofit partners discuss the fruitful collaboration, finishing its 13th year

How the Allies and their nonprofit organizations help each other grow

“You have these amazing young people come into your workplace and, wow, they have different ideas, they have different philosophies, they know great things,” said Beedle, manager of AZCEND’s Family Resource Center, of the 10-month program that places talented young people at nonprofit organizations. “It’s been an overwhelmingly good experience.”

Type of Capacity Increase Experienced by Our Partners

Increase the number of people served 80%
Improve the level and/or quality of services provided 67%
Start a new program/project 40%
Increase the number of volunteers 33%

Want to Learn More?

To learn more about hosting an Ally, download this Public Allies Arizona Partner Organization Information brochure or click here. If you are ready to apply, complete our online application, after which you’ll be contacted by one of our local staff.

Of course, the best way to learn more is to call one of our Partner Recruitment specialists listed below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Lou Haiduk

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Robert Purvis

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Yolotzi Lopez Ortega

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Thank you to all of our current and former partners!

Partner Organization Name Website
A Degree For Me
Aguila Youth Leadership Institute
Aid to Adoption of Special Kids [AASK]
Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter
American Lung Association in Arizona
Anthony Bates Foundation
Anytown Arizona, Inc.
Arizona Advocacy Foundation
Arizona Business & Education Coalition
Arizona Call-A-Teen Youth Resources, Inc.
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence
Arizona Center for Youth Resources
Arizona Citizens for Arts
Arizona Coalition for Military Families
Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness
Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped
Arizona Foundation for Women
Arizona Hemophilia Association
Arizona Housing
Arizona Housing Inc.
Arizona Humane Society
Arizona Neighborhood Transformation
Arizona Preservation Foundation
Arizona Saves
Arizona Science Center
Arizona State Parks
Arizona State Parks Foundation
Arizona State University / Opportunities for Youth (OFY) Initiative
Arizona Wilderness Coalition
Arizona's Children Association
Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona
Asian Pacific Community in Action
ASU Center for Gender Equity in Science & Technology
ASU College of Public Programs
ASU Global Sport Institute
ASU Herberger Institue for Design and the Arts
ASU Office of Community Health, Engagement & Resiliency
ASU Public Service Academy
Bag It - Cancer
Be A Leader Foundation
Beatitudes Center DOAR
Better Business Bureau
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central
Boys & Girls Clubs of
Boys and Girls Club of the Valley
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Boys Hope Girls Hope of AZ
Boys to Men Tucson
Bridging AZ Furniture Bank
Camp Fire of Greater Arizona
Cancer Support Community Arizona
Cape Eleuthera Foundation
Casa Grande Alliance
CASS-Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter
Central Arizona Shelter Services, Inc.
chicanos por la causa
Children's Museum of Phoenix
CHW Foundation-East Valley
City of Tucson Planning and Development Services
Civitan Foundation, Inc.
College Bound
Common Sense Media
Communities in Schools of Arizona
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
Creciendo Unidos/Growing Together
Creighton Community Foundation, Inc.
DELETE Diana Gregory Outreach Services
Desert Botanical Gardens
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Diana Gregory Outreach Services
Down Syndrome Network
Ear Candy Charity
El Rio San Cruz Neighborhood Health Center Inc.
Equality Arizona
Esperanza Center Catholic Charities
Ethos Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy
Experience Matters
Fighter Country Partnership
Fresh Start Women's Foundation
Friendly House, Inc.
GLSEN/Anti-Defamation League
Goodwill Industries of Central Arizona
Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona
Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk
Greater Tucson Leadership
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting
High Desert Humane Society
Homeless ID Project
Human Services Campus
Jobs for Arizona's Graduates
Jurisdiction-wide Resident Advisory Board (J-RAB INC)
Karuna Village Fair Trade
Keep Phoenix Beautiful
Keogh Health Foundation
Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA
Local First Arizona Foundation
Lodestar Day Resource Center
Maggie's Place
Marc Community Resources
Maricopa Community Colleges- Division of Public Affairs
Maricopa County Education Service Agency
Maricopa County Regional School District
Maryvale Revitalization
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Mentally Ill Kids in Distress (MIKID)
Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Community College
Million Dollar Teacher Project
Mountain Park Health Center
National Heath Care for the Homeless
Native American Connections
Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix
Neighborhood Ministries
New Global Citzens
New Pathways for Youth, Inc.
one n ten (1n10, Inc.)
Open Table
Parenting Arizona
Partnerships for Trauma
People of Color Network
Phoenix Center Arts Association (known as Phoenix Center for the Arts)
Phoenix Day
Phoenix Theatre
Pima Community
Pioneer Preparatory Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy
Public Allies Arizona/CNLM
Purple Ribbon Council to Cut Out Domestic Abuse (DBA Go
Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun,
Rehoboth Community Development Corporation
Ridgeline Academy, Inc.
Saving Amy
Science of Sport
Seed Spot
Shemer Art Center & Museum Association, Inc.
Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation
Southwest Human Development
Special Olympics
St. Joseph the Worker
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance
St. Vincent De Paul
Stardust Nonprofit Building Supplies
STARS (Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services)
Stop Child Rape for Profit, Inc. DBA StreetLightUSA
Swift Youth Foundation
Take The Lead
Tempe Community Action Agency, Inc.
Tempe Community Council Incorporated
The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association
The David and Lura Lovell
The Opportunity Tree
The Phoenix Conservatory of Music
The Salvation Army
The Welcome to America Project
The Zion Institute
Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Inc.
Tucson Parks and Recreation
Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development
UMOM New Day Centers
UMOM/Helping Hands Housing Services (X)
United Cerebral Palsy
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
Urban Outreach
Valle del Sol
Valley Leadership
Valley of the Sun United Way
Valley of the Sun YMCA
Valley of the Sun YMCA: Community Initiatives Branch: South Mountain YMCA
Vision Quest 20/20
Willcox Theater and Arts, Inc.
Xico Inc.
Youth On Their Own
YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix
Public Allies