The Foothills Club of Tucson is dedicated to ensure funds are raised to help assist the many children and families in need in Southern Arizona.  The Foothills Club of Tucson awards numerous grants and scholarships in support of local community youth programs, programs and services that support children in need and a variety of other local community needs specifically identified by the club. Below are organizations we have granted to in the last year:

  • Angel Heart Pajama Project

    Angel Hearts provides pajamas and books to the children letting them feel like someone cares, and that at bedtime in their own new pajamas and reading their own new book will give them a feeling of comfort and love.

  • Arizona's Children Association

    Protecting Children | Empowering Youth | Strengthening Families

  • Arizona History Museum

    The Arizona Historical Society seeks to be the driving force strengthening Arizona’s communities by promoting history through leadership, partnership and scholarship.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson

    The mission of Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson is to provide young people in our community, especially those who need us most, with a clear path to reach their full potential and pursue their dreams.

  • Children's Museum of Tucson

    To provide fun, play-based, interactive, hands-on learning experiences for children and their families.

  • Cooper Center for Environmental Learning

    The Cooper Center for Environmental Learning is a campus that inspires participants to preserve the Sonoran Desert and live more lightly on the earth, offers extended programs in earth education, provides classes and workshops to help prepare teachers, interns, and graduate students in environmental learning, and encourages doctoral students to conduct research on outdoor learning and sustainable practices.

  • Earn to Learn


  • Flowing Wells Extension Programs

    At Flowing Wells Extension Programs, Inc., we aim to provide your children with fun and engaging before- and after-school activities that will help them to grow and develop. We hope to do so by providing a caring and safe environment that will foster successful learning and positive self-development. Likewise, we try to implement enrichment programs for adults within the community. 

  • Higher Ground

    Our mission is to empower one life at a time to REACH, TRANSFORM and ELEVATE their community through love and building character.

  • Integrative Touch for Kids

    ITK’s founder has developed a unique therapy called Integrative Touch™ that is changing the way children and families are being treated in hospitals and outpatient clinics.

  • Literacy Connects

    Literacy Connects is a Tucson nonprofit connecting people of all ages to a world of opportunities through literacy and creative expression.

  • Military Assistance Mission

    To provide financial and morale aid to our current Arizona military members, their families, and Post 9/11 Purple Heart Recipients. We have the back of those who protect ours.

  • Make Way for Books

    Make Way for Books is an early literacy nonprofit that provides proven programs, services, and resources to 30,000 young children, parents, and educators throughout southern Arizona each year. Our mission is to give all children the chance to read and succeed. We provide proven programs to ensure our youngest children discover the joy of books, develop critical emergent literacy and language skills, and start school ready. We reach young children in the critical birth to 5 years to build a foundation for all future learning. Our theory of change is that we get to every caregiver in a child’s life and ensure that, that adult understands their incredible power to impact their child’s literacy, love of learning, and success.

  • Our Family Services

    Helping homeless and near-homeless youth finish high school, secure employment, pursue higher education, and plan for an independent future. In addition, providing emergency shelter and rapid re-housing for families, couples and individuals experiencing homelessness.

  • Parent Aid

    Preventing child abuse by strengthening families and our community.

  • Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center

    The Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center is a safe and child-sensitive place where child victims of abuse undergo the initial steps of an investigation and begin to heal. Approximately 1000 children from throughout southern Arizona come to the Center each year. These children have suffered sexual molestation, physical assault, or extreme neglect. They tell their story of abuse to specially trained Forensic Interviewers in a comfortable setting, and they receive medical attention by a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner. The heart of the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center is the multidisciplinary team. The team includes representation from law enforcement, child protective services, prosecuting attorneys, medical and mental health, and education. The team combines expertise and professional knowledge for a more complete understanding of case issues and a more supportive response to the child victim and family.

  • Tu Nidito

    Tu Nidito offers a safe place where children, teens, young adults and families find comfort, hope and support while they are grieving the diagnosis of a serious illness or the death of a loved one.