AZWP grant recipients are selected annually by an application and review process. Many are multiple year recipients. Founder and President Paula Cullison proudly notes that the Arizona Women's Partnership has awarded over $450,000 in grants to Arizona charities since its formation in 2002. These 70+ non-profits, many of which are multi-year grant recipients, collectively impact the lives of over 130,000 annually.

AZWP Grant Recipients 2019
Arizona Women's Partnership 2019 Grant Review Committee:

Seated L-R:
Jeff Gibbs, Dr. Sheela Kalangi, Paula Cullison (Pres- AZWP), Tim Cullison,
Standing: L-R:
Pamela Gill, Mike Simonyi, Sandy Ryan, Linda Herold, Richard Swazara,


The Arizona Women's Partnership 2019 grant recipients

About Care for the Elderly – provides services to the underserved elderly in the East Valley
Alice's Place – provides counseling and shelter for victims of domestic violence in Winslow
Angel Heart Pajama Project – provides PJs and books to abused / neglected / foster care children in Tucson
Arizona Dental Foundation – provides free dental care to school children statewide
Arizona South Asians for Safe Families – provides culturally sensitive services to victims of domestic violence
Billy's Place – provides grief counseling to children of deceased parents in the Metro Phoenix area
Constructing Circles of Peace – provides domestic violence counseling services in Nogales, AZ
Desert Sounds Performing Arts – provides musical instruments & instruction for low income children in Mesa
Dignity House – provides shelter for sexually trafficked / domestically abused women in Phoenix
Furnishing Dignity – provides household items to the needy in the Metro Phoenix area
H.A.V.E.N. Family Resource Center – provides domestic violence and family counseling services in Lake Havasu
Kids in Focus – provides photography programs and mentoring to at risk youth in Phoenix
Neighbors Who Care – provides services for the underserved elderly in the East Valley
Pan de Vida – provides intergenerational social services in Queen Creek
Rim Country Literacy – provides literacy and ESL classes and books for children and adults in Payson
Southwest Valley Literacy Association – provides English language / adult reading programs in the West Phoenix
Welcome to America Project – provides household furnishings / services to refugee families in Phoenix
West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation – provides mental health services in Prescott
Will2Walk – provides services to those with spinal cord injuries in the East Valley
Y.E.S. for Navajo Youth / Dine'Bike'yah – provides leadership programs for youth in Teec Nos Pos - Navajo Nation

AZWP Grant Recipients 2003-2019

All About Care Services for the Elderly in the East Valley
Alice's Place Domestic Violence Shelter
Angel Heart Pajama Project
Arizona Assn for Foster and Adoptive Parents
Arizona Blankets 4 Kids, Inc.
Arizona Coalition for Tomorrow Charitable Fund, Inc.
Arizona Dental Foundation
Arizona Rising Suns Track Club
Arizona Sexual Assault Network
Arizona South Asians for Safe Families
Arizonans for Protection of Exploited Children & Adults
Asian Pacific Community In Action
Billy's Place
Camp Verde Adult Reading Program
Community Dental services for at Risk Youth in Maricopa County
Community Kids of Globe
Construction Circles of Hope in Nogales, AZ
Coolidge Youth Coalition
Defenders of Children
Desert Sounds
Dignity House
El Centro Adelante Juntos drug prevention San Manuel
Eve's Place Domestic Violence Shelter in Surprise
Foster Angels of Arizona/Arizonans for Children
Four Seasons Orchestra
Furnishing Dignity - household items to needy families in Metro Phoenix
Gabriel's Angels
Girls on the Run Sports Program
Good Neighbor Food Services in Chino Valley
Grand Canyon Music Fest program for Native American youth
Greenbacks Bringing Hope Foundation for Single Moms
Growth Improvement for Female Teens
Havasu for Youth
H.A.V.E.N. Family Resource Center, inc. Lake Havasu
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies
INN Transitions Shelter and Services for the Homeless in Flagstaff
Kids in Focus - photography program for at risk youth in Metro Phoenix
Lake Havasu Abuse Prevention Project
Make Way for Books in Tucson
Maricopa County Task Force Against Domestic Abuse
Mini Miracles animal therapy disabled children Tucson
Neighbors Who Care
Pan de Vida
Payson Community Kids
Power Paws Assistance Dogs, Inc.
Recovery Centers of Arizona - Tucson
Rim Country Literacy in Payson
Santa Cruz Council on Aging in Nogales, AZ
SEEDS: Women in Transition
Shoebox Ministry Toiletries for the Homeless
Soroptimist International of Mesa and of the SanTans
Southwest Valley Literacy Association
Stepping Up for Seniors - services in Metro Phoenix
The Sudanese American Center in AZ Women's Project
The Welcome To America Project for Refugees
Timber Trails Children's Project, Inc.
Tucson International Alliance of Refugee Communities
United People Who Care Org. Youth Program Winslow
Unlimited Potential, inc. literacy programs in So Phoenix
Urban Coalition West
Washington Elementary Education Foundation
WellCare Foundation
West Yavapai Guidance Center in Prescott Valley
WHEAT Clothes Silo
Will2Walk
Women 4 Change at Perryville Prison in Goodyear
Women's International Leadership Institute
Yavapai CASA for Kids
Y.E.S. for Navajo Youth - Dine' Bike'yah - Teec Nos Pos