Founded in 1949, Philanthropy Southwest is the most enduring association of grantmakers in the United States. We are the premier philanthropy serving organization in the Southwestern United States, with a membership that comprises thousands of foundation trustees and staff from hundreds of grantmaking organization across the region.

Our members believe that philanthropy is done best when done collaboratively and with excellence, and Philanthropy Southwest fosters a network across which our members generously help and support each other. Together, we work to empower philanthropy to drive meaningful impact on pressing regional issues.

Philanthropy Southwest membership is open to foundations and donors who are committed to advancing the practice of philanthropy in the Southwest United States.  Our members include:

  • Private and family foundations
  • Corporate foundations and giving programs
  • Community and public foundations

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