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Why Give?

A gift to ARCS® Foundation Phoenix Chapter is an opportunity to contribute to America’s scientific and economic future by supporting the best of our nation’s science and engineering graduate students. For corporations, foundations and individuals, ARCS Foundation provides a unique and cost-effective method to provide direct support for the most promising scholars at Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and University of Arizona.

When making a contribution to the ARCS Scholar Award Fund, you can know that 100 percent of each contribution is awarded to a student without deductions for administrative overhead. 

How Does Giving Help Arizona?

Phoenix Chapter ARCS Scholar Awards provide an essential tool for recruiting the best scholars in the nation to come to Phoenix to study. By strengthening the scientific and engineering research programs in our state universities, ARCS Scholars make a significant contribution to Arizona's economy. Through networking opportunities and corporate mentorships, ARCS Scholars are encouraged to remain in Arizona after they receive their PhD degrees, strengthening the state’s technological and innovative capacity.

How Do I Invest?

Endowed Named ARCS Scholar Award $100,000 
This establishes one endowed named scholar award in perpetuity.

Named ARCS Scholar Award $8,500
Donated by one or more funders, this provides one student with a one-year award.

Scholar Award Fund
Gifts of any size to the Scholar Award Fund support our scholars. There are special opportunities to fund named scholar awards. 

Gifts of Stock
Your broker can assist you in making a gift of stock. Please use our Phoenix Chapter Securities Transfer Form. Contact us with questions, and please notify ARCS Foundation at prior to gifting stock in order to allow for a timely handling to maximize its value.

Corporations and individual donors support ARCS Foundation Phoenix by underwriting the Fall Benefit and/or Scholar Awards Dinner at various levels.  For more information on how you can help by underwriting these events, please contact us at

Corporate Matching Gifts
Many corporations encourage their associates to contribute to qualifying charitable organizations. A matching gift program offers a way to double associates’ contributions to their favorite charitable organization and thus improve their communities. You can contact your employer to determine if they will match your donation to ARCS Foundation Phoenix. All matching gift contributions go to the Scholar Awards Fund unless designated otherwise.

Planned Giving
Consider naming ARCS Foundation Phoenix in your estate plan. Contact us at for more information.

How Do I Give?

To learn more about making a contribution to the Phoenix ARCS Chapter, contact us:


Mail: ARCS Foundation Phoenix Chapter
         3104 East Camelback Road, PMB #975
         Phoenix, AZ 85016-4595

ARCS Foundation is exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Federal Tax ID No. 86-0319947.

Donors may deduct contributions to ARCS Foundation as provided in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.