Our Funders

Maricopa Community College

The Maricopa Community Colleges is comprised of 10 colleges, 2 skill centers and numerous education centers, all dedicated to educational excellence and to meeting the needs of businesses and the citizens of Maricopa County. Each college is individually accredited, yet part of a larger system - the Maricopa County Community College District, which is one of the largest providers of higher education in the United States. More info: maricopa.edu.

Economic Development Association

As the only federal government agency focused exclusively on economic development, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) plays a critical role in fostering regional economic development efforts in communities across the nation. Through strategic investments that foster job creation and attract private investment, EDA supports development in economically distressed areas of the United States. More info: eda.gov.

City of Phoenix

The City of Phoenix implements Phoenix's vision for economic prosperity through its high value-added economic development programs, partnerships, and innovative opportunities to create quality jobs for the community. More info: phoenix.gov.

Blue Cross Blue Shield

BCBSAZ is a local, independent and not-for-profit health insurance company headquartered in Phoenix. Its mission is to provide the best value in health insurance and improve the quality of life for Arizonans. More info: bcbs.com.