The Arizona Women's Partnership, Inc. is an all volunteer philanthropic non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the status of Arizona women and empowering women's grass roots organizations through mini grants and publicity. The organization is non-political and non-sectarian, and is sensitive to the needs of underserved and disadvantaged women and their families. Proceeds are generated from FUNdraisers and through corporate sponsorships and private donations.

Events & Updates

A message of thanks from some of AZWP's donors. Kudos to Levi Elizaga for taking the time to film and edit this video.

AZWP 2012 Faces of Hope Photography Project
Click on the image to see the full informational flier

Faces of Hope wix site was created by Dyah Ayuni Wijayanti

AZWP - Faces of Hope video created by Levi Elizaga

The Faces of Hope exhibition was at the ASU West Fletcher Library for five months and then at the Maricopa County Sun City Library for two years. It will be at the ASU Downtown Campus Library for the first part of 2015. We appreciate the display graphics designed by Dereck Bermudez.

Yes, we can do it! is a photojournalism project of the Arizona Women's Partnership by photographer Tracy Rasinski. The project is funded by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and the Gap Foundation and profiles beneficiaries of the AZWP grants. The project's original blog can be found at

Below are some of the photos from the reception by Levi Elizaga.

AZWP interview by Phoenix Ultimate Woman e-magazine

For information about the 1985-Year for All Arizona Women project (an Arizona Centennial Legacy proposal), please e-mail

Women of Courage, historical photographs of 48 women with biographies in 72 free standing frames, is available for loan.

Arizona Historical Society is archiving ALL of the AZWP documents, articles, proclamations, and photos.
We thank Evelynn Hererra, Sara Athen, Lindsey Ivison, Jane Ratcliff and Susan Rowland for scanning all of our files.

AZWP supports the plans for a 5th Women's World Conference in 2015.

The Arizona Women's Partnership Humanitarian Award is presented to outstanding individuals who use their professional expertise to make our community aware of issues facing women: sexism, racism or social injustice.

2009 AZWP Humanitarian Award honoree: Jana Bommersbach
Jana is an author, columnist, commentator. Find her at

2008 AZWP Humanitarian Award honoree: Mike Watkiss.
Read more about this AZ TV 3 investigative reporter here.