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Community organizations SRP supports

Serving our community has been a part of SRP from the beginning. Learn about the organizations we support and how to apply for grants.

Building our community, together

At SRP, we place a high priority on community giving. We believe that when the community comes together, there is no limit to what we can all achieve. Watch the video below to learn more about the positive impact our community partnerships make every year.

SRP corporate contributions 

SRP believes in a sustainable and vibrant future for us all, which is why we proudly support local nonprofits working to strengthen our communities. 

We provide volunteers for community events, as well as monetary assistance through the following giving priorities:

Basic needs

Providing food, shelter, safety and other essentials to help underserved communities become self-sufficient.

Community education

Educational funds including classroom enrichment programs that focus on STEM education, safety, job-readiness and employment skills.

Community enrichment

Sponsorship of local events and programs that increase our quality of life in the Valley and encourage arts and culture, public/civic engagement and environmental sustainability.

Support for basic needs


donated in 2023

SRP donates to organizations and events that provide vital services to people in our communities. Through this giving priority we can:

  • Provide food, shelter and safety from violence or crises
  • Enable children to participate in programs that promote personal development and positive life choices
  • Educate people about water and electrical safety
  • 100 Black Men of Phoenix
  • A New Leaf 
  • Agua Fria Food and Clothing Bank
  • American Lung Association in Arizona 
  • Arizona Community Foundation (Arizona Together for Impact Fund)
  • Arizona Faith Network  
  • Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation 
  • Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix 
  • Assistance League of East Valley 
  • Assistance League of Phoenix 
  • Association of Arizona Food Banks 
  • Aster Aging 
  • Banner Health Foundation 
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona 
  • Boy Scouts of America  
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Valley
  • Central Arizona Shelter Services 
  • Chandler Service Club 
  • Chicanos Por La Causa 
  • Child Crisis Arizona  
  • Circle the City 
  • Diana Gregory Outreach Services 
  • Dignity Health Foundation – East Valley 
  • D Squared Homes for the Homeless 
  • Dress for Success Phoenix 
  • Duet: Partners in Health & Aging 
  • Elaine 
  • Family Promise of Greater Phoenix 
  • Foundation for Blind Children 
  • Foundation for Senior Living 
  • Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona 
  • Fresh Start Women's Foundation 
  • Friendly House 
  • Girl Scouts – Arizona Cactus-Pine 
  • Habitat for Humanity 
  • HandsOn Greater Phoenix 
  • Homeless Youth Connection 
  • Homeward Bound 
  • Hospice of the Valley 
  • House of Refuge
  • ICAN
  • Jewish Family & Children's Services 
  • Keys to Change (formerly Human Services Campus) 
  • Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
  • Matthew's Crossing Food Bank 
  • Mesa United Way  
  • New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center 
  • New Life Center 
  • New Pathways for Youth 
  • Nourish PHX (formerly ICM Food and Clothing Bank) 
  • OCJ Kids 
  • one•n•ten 
  • Paz de Cristo
  • Phoenix Community ToolBank 
  • Phoenix Indian Center 
  • Phoenix Rescue Mission 
  • Positive Paths
  • Prescott Community Cupboard Food Bank 
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central & Northern Arizona 
  • Ryan House 
  • Save the Family 
  • Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services  
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul  
  • Sojourner Center 
  • Solari Crisis & Human Services 
  • Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center 
  • Stardust Building Supplies 
  • St. Joseph the Worker  
  • St. Joseph's Foundation 
  • St. Mary's Food Bank 
  • Tempe Community Action Agency 
  • Tempe Community Council 
  • The Centers for Habilitation/TCH 
  • The Salvation Army  
  • The Welcome to America Project 
  • TigerMountain Foundation  
  • UMOM New Day Centers 
  • United Food Bank 
  • Valley Interfaith Project  
  • Valley of the Sun United Way  
  • Valley of the Sun YMCA 
  • Valleywise 
  • VerdeCares 
  • Veterans Medical Leadership Council (VMLC Charities) 
  • Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services) 
  • Volunteer Nonprofit Service Association 
  • Waste Not  
  • West Valley Mavericks Foundation 
  • Wildfire (formerly Arizona Community Action Association)

Support for community education 


donated in 2023

SRP invests in Arizona’s future by investing in education — supporting programs that enrich classrooms. Through this giving priority we can:

  • Provide professional development for teachers to build STEM education for K–12 students
  • Help teachers better prepare students for higher education through enrichment activities and access to technology
  • Help high school students develop job-readiness and employment skills
  • A Stepping Stone Foundation 
  • AGUILA Youth Leadership Institute 
  • Arizona Academic Decathlon Association 
  • Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation 
  • Arizona Community Tree Council 
  • Arizona Council on Economic Education 
  • Arizona Department of Education 
  • Arizona Department of Education – Office of Indian Education 
  • Arizona Educational Foundation 
  • Arizona Farm Bureau Federation 
  • Arizona Historical Society (National History Day Arizona)  
  • Arizona Hydrological Society Foundation  
  • Arizona Interscholastic Association 
  • Arizona K12 Center, a department of Northern Arizona University Foundation 
  • ALL In Education 
  • Arizona National Livestock Show 
  • Arizona Science Center 
  • Arizona Science Teachers Association 
  • Arizona State Envirothon 
  • Arizona Technology Council Foundation 
  • Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix (Equity in STEAM Initiative)
  • ASU Foundation (Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service; Arizona FIRST LEGO League; Center for the Study of Race and Democracy; Construction in Indian Country; Gammage; Hispanic Business Student Association; Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College; Modeling Instruction Program, Physics; Morrison Institute for Public Policy; Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law; W.P. Carey Financial Literacy Program; and Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication)
  • AZ StRUT 
  • Be A Leader Foundation 
  • Camp Catanese Foundation 
  • Center for the Future of Arizona
  • College Connect Tempe (City of Tempe) 
  • Education Forward Arizona 
  • East Valley Institute of Technology 
  • Elevate Phoenix 
  • Arizona Farm and Ranch Experience (formerly Four Rivers Heritage Center) 
  • Future Stars AZ 
  • Gila Bend Unified School District 
  • Gila County 4-H 
  • Gilbert Chamber Foundation (Partners in Progress) 
  • Grand Canyon University
  • HeroZona Foundation (formerly Checkered Flag Run Foundation) 
  • Jobs for Arizona's Graduates 
  • Junior Achievement of Arizona  
  • Larry Thomas Youth Development
  • Live the Solution 
  • Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation 
  • Maricopa County Fair (Livestock) 
  • NAU Foundation 
  • Northland Pioneer College 
  • Per Scholas 
  • Phoenix Center for the Arts 
  • Phoenix Public Library Foundation (College Depot) 
  • School Connect AZ 
  • Si Se Puede Foundation 
  • SOUNDS Academy 
  • STEP: Student Expedition Program  
  • Teach For America 
  • The Leadership Consortium 
  • Treasures 4 Teachers  
  • TRUST Coalition 
  • University of Arizona (College of Engineering; 
  • Project WET, Maricopa and Pinal counties) 
  • Veterans Heritage Project 
  • Western Maricopa Education Center 
  • Yavapai College Foundation

Support for quality of life


donated in 2023

SRP is committed to building communities that celebrate diverse perspectives, promote civic engagement and champion environmental stewardship. Through this giving priority we can:

  • Help identify and train local leaders
  • Sponsor events that promote diversity and educate families on water and electrical safety
  • Support environmental programs that focus on water resources
  • Support professional arts organizations that reflect the diversity of SRP’s customers
Arts & Culture
  • Act One Foundation
  • Arizona Citizens for the Arts
  • Arizona Matsuri
  • Arizona Opera
  • Arizona Theatre Company
  • Artlink Inc.
  • Ballet Arizona
  • Black Theatre Troupe
  • Celebracion Artistica de las Americas
  • Chandler Center for the Arts/Chandler Cultural Foundation
  • Childsplay
  • Cultural Coalition Inc.
  • Desert Botanical Garden
  • Fountain Hills Theater
  • Friends of the Arizona Historical Society
  • Gilbert Historical Museum
  • Heard Museum
  • Herberger Theater Center
  • Higley Center for the Performing Arts
  • Historical League
  • Kids in Focus
  • Mesa Arts Center Foundation
  • Mesa Historical Society, Mesa Historical Museum
  • Phoenix Art Museum
  • Phoenix Performing Arts Center
  • Phoenix Theatre Company
  • Phoenix Zoo
  • Revealing Origin Stories of America  
  • Scottsdale Arts (Scottsdale Cultural Council) 
  • Scottsdale Historical Society 
  • S'edav Va'aki Museum Foundation (formerly Friends of Pueblo Grande Museum)
  • The Museum of Indigenous People (formerly the Smoki Museum) 
  • The Phoenix Symphony
  • Theater Works 
  • The Walter Hive 
  • Urban Land Institute Arizona 
  • West Valley Arts Council

Civic Engagement

  • Anytown Leadership Program Inc.
  • Arizona Community Foundation (Black Philanthropy Initiative) 
  • Arizona Asian American Association  
  • Arizona Informant Foundation 
  • Arizona Opportunities Industrialization Center 
  • Arizona Town Hall 
  • Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Society 
  • Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders (ACEL) 
  • AZ Impact for Good (formerly Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits) 
  • BBB of Central Arizona Foundation 
  • Chandler Chamber Community Foundation (Chandler Chamber Leadership Institute) 
  • City of Scottsdale (Community – Juneteenth Celebration) 
  • City of Tolleson (Hispanic Leadership Forum del Oeste) 
  • Diversity Leadership Alliance 
  • East Valley Veterans Parade 
  • Foundation for Nonprofits (formerly Board Developer Foundation) 
  • Friends of the Arizona Historical Society (Juneteenth) 
  • Friends of the Scottsdale Public Library 
  • Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Foundation (Gilbert Leadership) 
  • Gilbert Talks 
  • Greater Phoenix Urban League 
  • Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix
  • Leadership West 
  • Maricopa County NAACP 
  • Mesa City Sports Hall of Fame 
  • Mesa Chamber of Commerce Business in Education Foundation (Mesa Leadership)
  • ONE Community Foundation 
  • Phoenix Chinese Week 
  • Phoenix Community Alliance 
  • Phoenix Parks Foundation 
  • Phoenix Pride
  • Arizona Center for Rural Leadership (Project CENTRL) 
  • Sandra Day O'Connor Institute for American Democracy 
  • Scottsdale Leadership 
  • State of Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family 
  • Tempe Leadership 
  • The State of Black Arizona 
  • Valle del Sol 
  • Valley Leadership 
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6310

Environmental Sustainability

  • Arizona Sustainability Alliance 
  • Audubon Southwest  
  • Boyce Thompson Arboretum 
  • City of Scottsdale 
  • Keep Phoenix Beautiful 
  • Liberty Wildlife 
  • Natural Restorations 
  • The Nature Conservancy 
  • Town of Camp Verde 
  • Trees Matter 
  • Verde River Institute 
  • Watershed Management Group

Corporate giving guidelines

To ensure SRP funds go to those most in need, we’ve established corporate giving guidelines. Read on to see if you qualify.

Qualifying organizations:

  • Public charity that is a nonprofit under 501(c)3 of the IRS tax code in Arizona
  • County or municipality in the state of Arizona requesting funding under the section 170(c)1 IRS tax code
  • Teacher in Arizona
  • Tribal government in Arizona

Qualifying service areas:

  • Gila County
  • Maricopa County
  • Apache County
  • Navajo County
  • Pinal County
  • St. Johns
  • Yavapai County

Qualifying focus areas:

  • Basic needs services
  • Education
  • Arts and culture
  • Public/civic engagement
  • Environmental

SRP does not fund the following through community partnerships:

  • Individuals, including for specific students, researchers, travel expenses, conference fees
  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex or national origin 
  • Endowment programs 
  • Medical research projects or medical procedures for individuals 
  • Professional schools of art, academic art programs, individual high school or college performing groups 
  • Political or lobbying groups or campaigns 
  • Fraternal organizations, professional associations and similar membership groups 
  • Organizations whose services are not provided in a geographic area where SRP provides electric or water service or employment 
  • Public or commercial broadcasting programs 
  • Religious activities or church-sponsored programs limited to church membership 
  • Debt reduction campaigns 
  • Under no circumstances will SRP donate service (water, electricity) or equipment or services for which a fee is normally charged

SRP’s exceptional employees

In addition to corporate giving, SRP employees donate time and resources in support of our communities.

SRP giving stories