Founded in 1990, Cardinals Charities supports programs designed to improve the quality of life and enhance opportunities for children, women, and minorities in the state of Arizona.
Cardinals Charities' grants are awarded on an annual basis in response to applications from various qualified non-profit organizations whose goals and programs align with the mission statement.
Since its inception, Cardinals Charities has distributed more than 9.1 million dollars to hundreds of worthy charitable organizations on behalf of the Arizona Cardinals and the National Football League.
The Arizona Cardinals Charities Fund supports programs designed to improve the quality of life and enhance opportunities for children, women, and minorities in the state of Arizona.
The Cardinals Charities grant cycle for 2020 is now closed.
General Guidelines for Beneficiaries
- Organizations must be exempt under 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Service code
- At least 75 percent of funding must be spent in Arizona
- Grant application will be limited to once each year; however, organizations may reapply each year
2019 Grant Recipients
Arizona Humane Society
Assistance League of Tucson, Inc.
Boys to Men Mentoring Network
Children's Clinics for Rehabilitative Services
Interfaith Community Services
Mesa Arts Center Foundation
Military Assistance Mission
Mission of Mercy
Mitchell Swaback Charities Inc
Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona
More Than a Bed
One Small Step, Inc.
Sandra Day O'Connor Institute
1N10 Inc. dba one-n-ten
A New Leaf, Inc.
A Stepping Stone Foundation
Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center
Agua Fria Food and Clothing Bank
Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA
Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels
American Cancer Society, Inc.
American Red Cross of Greater Phoenix
Angel Heart Pajama Project
Anthony Bates Foundation
Apollo Foundation Inc., dba Care Fund
ARCH (ARIZONA RECREATION CENTER FOR THE HANDICAPPED
Arizona Advocates for Ex-Offenders
Arizona Autism United
Arizona Burn Foundation
Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Arizona Dental Foundation
Arizona Diabetes Foundation
Arizona Disabled Sports
Arizona Educational Foundation
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation
Arizona Hands & Voices
Arizona Helping Hands
Arizona Kids Think Too
Arizona Museum of Natural History
Arizona Science Center
Arizona Technology Council Foundation DBA SciTech Institute
Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix
Arizonans for Children, Inc.
Arizona's Children Association
Assistance League of East Valley
Assistance League of Phoenix
Aviva Children's Services
AZAFAP - Recycle Your Bicycle for a Kid in Foster Care
Back To School Clothing Drive Association
Barrow Neurological Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona Inc.
Black Theatre Troupe
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix (BGCMP)
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona
Brighter Way Institute
Cancer Support Community Arizona (CSCAZ)
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona
Casa Center for Positive Social Change
Casa de los Niños
Catholic Charities Community Services
Central Arizona Shelter Services
Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
Child Crisis Arizona
Children's Museum of Phoenix
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc.
Circle the City
Civitan Foundation, Inc.
Colorado River Regional Crisis Services (CRRCS)
Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA)
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona
Community Initiatives YMCA
Copper Basin Family YMCA
Cottonwood Lions Club Foundation
Cross Benefit, Inc.
D.R.E.A.M.S. (Disbursing Real Educational Academic Minority Scholarships)
Desert Foothills Family YMCA
Dignity Health Foundation - East Valley
Down Syndrome Network
Dress for Success Phoenix
Duet Partners in Health & Aging
East Valley Adult Resources, Inc.
Expect More Arizona
Family Promise - Greater Phoenix
Flagstaff Family YMCA
Flagstaff Medical Center/Taylor House
Flagstaff Shelter Services
Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Friendship Retirement Corporation dba Center for Modern Aging
Future for KIDS
Girl Scouts Arizona Cactus-Pine Council
Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona
Glendale-Peoria Family YMCA
Golden Rule Charities - The Pantry
Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona
GPV-CAT, Inc. dba Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank
Habitat for Humanity Tucson Inc
HandsOn Greater Phoenix
Heart for the City
Helen's Hope Chest
Helping Hands For Freedom
Homeless Youth Connection
Hope Community Services, formerly West Valley Child Crisis Center
Hope for Addiction, Inc.
Hospice of the Valley
House of Refuge Sunnyslope
House of Refuge, Inc.
Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona
Human Services Campus, Inc.
ICAN: Positive Programs for Youth
ICM Food and Clothing Bank
Impact One Breast Cancer Foundation
Intermountain Centers for Human Development
Junior Achievement of Arizona
Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA
Liberty Wildlife, Inc.
Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA
Maggie's Place, Inc.
Make Way for Books
Matthew's Crossing Food Bank
McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Men All Need to be Caring, Actively-Engaged, Vested and Encourage ( M.A.N. C.A.V.E.)
Muscular Dystrophy Association-Arizona Chapter
National Kidney Foundation of Arizona
New Pathways for Youth
Nick Lowery Youth Foundation
Northwest Valley Family YMCA
Old Pueblo Community Services
Open Hearts Family Wellness
Our Family Services
Parenting Arizona Flagstaff (Chicanos Por La Causa) collaborating with the Integrated Family Court
Pendergast Elementary Community Foundation
Phoenix Allies for Community Health (PACH)
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Boys Choir
Phoenix Children's Hospital Foundation
Phoenix Conservatory of Music
Phoenix Public Library Foundation
Phoenix Symphony Association
Prescott Area Shelter Services
Providence High School
Raising Special Kids
Rim Country Literacy Program
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona, Inc.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona
Ross Farnsworth East Valley Family YMCA
Sahuarita Food Bank
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley Family YMCA
Seniors Personal Assistance Corporation
Smiles and Beyond
Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired (SAAVI)
Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF)
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center
Southwest Human Development
Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation Inc
Southwest Valley Family YMCA
St. Dominic Savio Academy, Inc.
St. Joseph the Worker
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance
St.Vincent de Paul of St. Catherine Laboure, Chino Valley, Az.
STARS (Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services)
Stealing Hearts Rescue
Street Dogs Mobile Ministry for Pet Health
Sun Life Family Health Center
Support Education and Employment for Vets
Teach For America
Tempe Community Action Agency
Tempe Community Council
Tempe Family YMCA
The Be Kind People Project
The Centers for Habilitation/TCH
The First Tee of Phoenix
The Opportunity Tree (previously Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped)
The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Phoenix South Mountain
Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids (TRAK)
TMM Family Services Inc.
UMOM New Day Centers, Inc.
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona, Inc.
United Food Bank
University of Arizona Foundation for the benefit of the American Indian Youth Wellness Initiative
UPWARD for children and families
USO Arizona part of USO Inc.
Valley of the Sun United Way
Valley Women's Firefighter Society
Verde Valley Medical Center/EntireCare Rehab and Sports Medicine
Watts Family Maryvale YMCA
Wigged Out, Inc
YMCA Camping Services-Camp Sky-Y
Youth On Their Own (YOTO)
Yuma Family YMCA
YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix