New Name, New Director, Expanded Mission
May 10, 2019
The six-year-old Nonprofit Loan Fund of Tucson and Southern Arizona (NPLF) is now Growth Partners Arizona (GPAz). The organization is expanding its service area statewide and planning to add lending to businesses in distressed communities, in addition to retaining its core focus on nonprofit lending.
Indigenous Human Rights Organization Moves HQ to Tucson
October 15, 2018
The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) owns its own office building for the first time in the organization’s 44-year history thanks to generous donors and an NPLF loan. The new Tucson headquarters is on Ajo Way, across from the VA Hospital complex.
CFSA Invests for Impact
October 4, 2017
When making a difference in a new way is important to you, knock on the door of a community foundation. That’s what Helaine Levy did when she wanted nonprofits in Southern Arizona to have access to loan capital that would increase their impact in our community.
Loan Fund Director, 3 Borrowers to Present at AFP Oct. 13
September 27, 2017
Financially Robust Nonprofits: How Successful Organizations are Diversifying Resources. In today’s market, nonprofit organizations are looking for ways to diversify revenue, understanding the connection between unearned (donated) and earned revenue.
Nearly 12,000 Pounds of Organic Popcorn and Growing
June 20, 2017
Hundreds of thousands of Tucsonans of all ages traveled around the world via films from 62 countries shown at The Loft Cinema last year. They consumed 11,600 pounds of organic popcorn too.
True Concord Voices & Orchestra Wins Grammy
March 9, 2016
Board and staff of the Nonprofit Loan Fund were delighted when our borrower True Concord Voices & Orchestra won a GRAMMY last month for a composition by Stephen Paulus performed on its first internationally released album “Far in the Heavens.”
Tucson Botanical Gardens: New Visitors’ Center & Exhibits
October 8, 2015
In September 2015, Tucson Botanical Gardens (TBG) celebrated the grand opening of its new Visitors Center and exhibit Nature Connects – Art with LEGO Bricks thanks, in part,
Nonprofits Need Relief from Accountability Red Tape
April 4, 2014
Inside Tucson Business: “Nonprofits need relief from accountability red tape
New Loan Funding to Bridge Gaps
March 11, 2014
Arizona Daily Star: New loan funding program to bridge flow gaps for nonprofits