A private foundation, The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust is dedicated to honoring Virginia Piper's philanthropic commitment to changing lives and strengthening community in Maricopa County. By investing in nonprofits and encouraging strategic planning for the future, the Trust strives to make Maricopa County a stronger, more nurturing and vibrant community.
The Civic Center released its 2021–2022 season schedule filled with ... American roots, classical and global music to a family series for the young and ... Additionally, Scottsdale Arts Learning...more
In line with its commitment to support early childhood education, a major Valley grant-making organization has awarded half a million dollars to Tempe's free preschool pilot program, a first-ever...more
Scottsdale Arts has received a $410,000 grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust to support a comprehensive website and technology restructure initiative. This is the single-largest grant ever...more
Musical Instrument Museum receives grant for expansion ... Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust recently awarded a $150,000 grant to the Musical ... to child education and early age development through...more
MIM receives grant to expand interactive gallery for children ... The MIM was awarded a $150,000 grant for the Experience Gallery Annex, which ... to child education and early age development through...more
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.