Corporate Giving

You’re the expert when it comes to your business. Philanthropy is our business. Partner with us to manage your corporate philanthropy program so you can focus on what you do best.

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Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy

We provide expertise and tools to help businesses like yours achieve their philanthropic goals. Our efficient, cost-effective services and expertise help you plan, oversee, and operate your corporate foundation, grantmaking, or scholarship program.

We have the expertise to simplify and design philanthropic programs for local, national, and international businesses that have a local presence and wish to give back to Arizona communities.

Charitable Funds for Businesses

We work with you to determine the best mix of funds to include in your business' philanthropy portfolio. For all corporate charitable funds, ACF handles the back-office administrative tasks.

Advised Funds

Established by corporations that wish to support multiple organizations and programs throughout the year.

Collaborative Funds

Established by groups of individuals, often employees and/or vendors in conjunction with employees, to pool funds and recommend grants by way of an active committee.

Scholarship Funds

Established by businesses to assist students pursuing postsecondary education from freshman to graduate level.

Memorial Funds

Provide an opportunity to memorialize colleagues and employees who have passed and provide an opportunity to contribute to a formal fund set up in their memory.

Get to Know the Pakis Center

We're here for your business at any stage of your philanthropic journey. Contact Morgan Bishop Fraser for more information.

We're here for your business at any stage of your philanthropic journey. Contact Morgan Bishop Fraser for more information.

How We Can Help

Our experienced staff can help your business by providing the following lines of service:

Employee Giving Programs

Implement or expand an employee giving program that aligns with your company’s charitable goals.


Offer scholarships as part of your corporate philanthropy program and include your employees in the review process.

Competitive Grant Cycles

Provide opportunities for nonprofits to apply for funding through your corporate charitable fund(s).

Project Based Services

When your program does not align precisely with our other lines of service, we can work with your team to provide select administrative or consultation services.

Fund Spotlight

Enchantment Resort

ACF has been a trusted partner in helping us make our philanthropic vision a reality. They have expertly stewarded our Boynton Canyon Preservation Fund and given us a clear and easy-to-execute platform for giving.

Stan Kantowski


Fund Spotlight

Arizona Public Service

There is no greater feeling than knowing our partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation enables APS to positively impact tens of thousands of lives each year through our annual grants programs.

Tina Marie Tentori

Director of Community Affairs

Fund Spotlight

Kitchell Corporation

Partnering with the Pakis Center has made it easy to support employee giving and provide employer-matching incentives that enhance their generosity.

Jim Swanson