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Cardinals Charities


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.

Mission Statement​

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.

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

Application Process

The Cardinals Charities grant cycle will open on Monday, March 25, 2019. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. Arizona time on Monday, June 10, 2019 to be considered.

2018 Grant Recipients

1N10 Inc.

A New Leaf, Inc.

About Care Inc.

Advocacy 31nine (Under fiscal sponsorship of Allegro Organization Solutions)

Agape Acres

Angels on Patrol, Inc.


Arizona Advocates for Ex-Offenders

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers

Arizona Brainfood

Arizona Council on Economic Education

Arizona Diabetes Foundation

Arizona Division - Midwest Food Bank

Arizona Foundation for the Handicapped (AFH)

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation

Arizona Helping Hands

Arizona Humane Society

Arizona Kids Think Too

Arizona Science Center

Arizonans for Children, Inc.

Assistance League of East Valley

Assistance League of Phoenix

Assistance League of Tucson, Inc

Aviva Children's Services

Ballet Arizona

Best Buddies

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson, Inc.

Black Theatre Troupe

Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix

Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson (BGCT)

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona

Boys to Men Mentoring Network North Central Arizona


Care Fund

Casa Center for Positive Social Change

Central Arizona Shelter Services

Chandler CARE Center

Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA & Chandler Family YMCA

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Child Crisis Arizona

Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence, Inc.

Circle the City

City Help, Inc. of Phoenix dba Phoenix Dream Center

Civitan Foundation

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona

Community Initiatives YMCA

Copper Basin Family YMCA

Creighton Community Foundation

Desert Foothills Family YMCA

Desert Mission

Dignity Health Foundation - East Valley

Disbursing Real Educational Academic Minority Scholarships (D.R.E.A.M.S.)

Down Syndrome Network Arizona

Duet Partners in Health & Aging

East Valley Jewish Community Center

Educare Arizona

Elevate Phoenix


Expect More Arizona

Experience Matters

Family Promise - Greater Phoenix

FANS Across America

Flagstaff Family YMCA

Flagstaff Medical Center/Taylor House

Foster Arizona

Foundation for Blind Children

Fresh Start Women's Foundation

Future for KIDS

Gabriel's Angels

Gail Good Hat and Company

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona

Girl Scouts-Arizona Cactus-Pine Council

Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA


GPVCAT,Inc dba Paradise Valley Emergency Food Bank

Habitat for Humanity Tucson, Inc.

Heard Museum

Helping Hands for Freedom

Helping Hands for Single Moms

Homeless Youth Connection

Hospice of the Valley

ICAN: Positive Programs for Youth

ICM Food and Clothing Bank

Impact One Breast Cancer Foundation

Interfaith Community Services

Ironwood Band Community Foundation

Jewish Family & Children's Service

Joe Jackson Foundation

Junior Achievement of Arizona

Keogh Health Connection

Kitchen on the Street

Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA

Life Time Fitness Foundation

Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA

Literacy Connects

Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County

Lowell Observatory

Make Way for Books

Make-A-Wish Arizona

Mariposa Community Health Center

Maryvale Family YMCA

Maryvale Revitalization Corporation

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

MentorKids USA

Mesa Arts Center Foundation

Mesa Family YMCA

Metropolitan Youth Symphony

Midtown Primary School

Miracle League of Arizona

Mitchell Swaback Charities, Inc./Harvest Compassion Center Maryvale

Neighborhood Ministries

New Pathways for Youth

Nick and Kelly Children's Heart Fund

Nick Lowery Youth Foundation

NorthBridge College Success Program

Northland Family Help Center

Northwest Valley Family YMCA

notMYkid, Inc.

OCJ (Opportunity, Community & Justice for Foster) Kids

One Step Beyond, Inc.

Parenting Arizona Flagstaff (Chicanos Por La Causa) collaborating with the Integrated Family Court

Paws Patrol, Inc.

Paz de Cristo Community Center

Pendergast Elementary Community Foundation

Phoenix Boys Choir

Phoenix Rescue Mission

Playworks Arizona

Positive Coaching Alliance

Release the Fear, Inc.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central & Northern Arizona

Ross Farnsworth East Valley YMCA

Ryan House

Sahuarita Food Bank

Save the Family Foundation of Arizona

Saving One Life

Scottsdale/Paradise Valley Family YMCA

Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services (STARS)

SEEDs for Autism

Shoebox Ministry, Inc.

Shoes That Fit-FATE Group Chapter

Silver Lining Riding

Sojourner Center

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)

Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired (SAAVI)

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC)

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences

Southwest Human Development

Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation

Southwest Valley Family YMCA

St. Andrew's Children's Clinic

St. Dominic Savio Academy

St. Joseph's Foundation

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance (St. Mary's)

St. Michael Indian School

Starbright Foundation Inc.

STEP: Student Expedition Program

Steps To Recovery Homes


Sun Life Family Health Center

Technical Assistance Partnership of AZ and Achieving My Purpose

Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA)

Tempe Community Council

Tempe Family YMCA

The Be Kind People Project

The Next Step Foundation

The Phoenix Symphony

The Salvation Army

Theater Works

Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT)

Thunderbird Jr Golf Foundation - DBA The First Tee of Phoenix

Time Out, Inc

Treasures 4 Teachers

Tucson Center for Women and Children DBA Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse

Tucson Unified School District-Mission View Elementary

UMOM New Day Centers, Inc.

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona

United Food Bank

University of Arizona Foundation for the Benefit of Adaptive Athletics

Upward for Children and Families

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center


Vanguard Initiative, Inc.

Verde Valley Medical Center/EntireCare Rehab and Sports Medicine

Veterans Medical Leadership Council

Waste Not, Inc.

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation

Y OPAS an Outreach of the Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA

YMCA Camping Services-Camp Sky-Y

Youth On Their Own (YOTO)

Yuma Family YMCA