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Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Maricopa Community Colleges

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Maricopa Community Colleges was established to offer a range of high-quality educational opportunities to further strengthen nonprofit organizations throughout Arizona. Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist, T. Denny Sanford, the Institute focuses on preparing exemplary nonprofit leaders and providing the support they need to be successful in making a difference in the world. The Institute offers more than 30 seminars, workshops and webinars built around four key themes: cause selling, marketing, fundraising strategies and relationship building. All coursework is delivered by experienced nonprofit professionals, and many of these seminars and workshops meet the standards of excellence outlined by Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).




Sanford Mission

To help nonprofits significantly increase their fundraising capabilities and impact they have in their communities and society, through proven contemporary curriculum presented by world-class nonprofit leaders, best in class faculty, and renowned philanthropists.


Upcoming Events


May 23, 2017


Cost: FREE

Engage Your Donors with (Social) Style!
(Register Here)
Steve Yamamori,
Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation

May 24, 2017


Cost: $15

Fundraise with (Social) Styles!
(Register Here)

June 28, 2017


Cost: FREE

Friends in Fundraising: Building and Maintaining Donor Relationships (Register Here)

Questions? Please contact Brent Boardman at or 480.377.2727. 


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