Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose sole function is to preserve and grow an endowment fund dedicated to the support of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley. The Foundation may elect to make a sizable contribution to the operating budget of the Clubs.
The Foundation receives gifts of cash, securities, life insurance, real estate, and collectibles from individuals from all walks of life. Funds may also be gathered through bequests from estate plans (wills/trusts) as well as partial interests in retirement plans (401(k)/IRA). These gifts offer many benefits to the donor and his or her family, as well as support for the future of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley.
The Foundation’s Board of Trustees is comprised of some of the most respected financial minds in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The Board of Trustees volunteers their expertise and time to ensure Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley has the funds to be “Where Kids Come First” now and well into the future.
MISSION: To manage and grow the Foundation’s assets in order to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley. To provide long-term consistency for the Clubs.
VISION: Provide 100% of the operating funds for the Clubs so that no child will be turned away.
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley Foundation | Tax ID #: 94-2876537
Senior Vice President of Advancement
John Scola serves as a key member of the Senior Management Team, working closely with the CEO on BGCAZ’s long-term development goals. He leads a team of resource development professionals who implement annual giving, major gifts, special events and gift planning for the organization. A seasoned Phoenix professional, John has worked with some of the Valley’s most prestigious organizations, including Phoenix Rescue Mission and the Catholic Community Foundation. He is also a sought after speaker and educator for the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation. He holds a bachelors from University of Dallas. In his free time, John can be found on the ice playing hockey!
2021 - 2022 Foundation Trustees
Karrin Taylor Robson
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