The West Valley Mavericks Foundation

The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which supports our community in the West Valley in a variety of ways. The mission of the West Valley Mavericks Foundation is to assist children and families, help people in need, and improve the quality of life in our West Valley communities.

Through a number of individual contributions, fundraising events, business sponsorships, ticket sales, donations, as well as the community service of the Mavericks, we raise money for West Valley charities in need. The recipients of our previous year’s fundraising efforts are recognized and celebrated at our annual Shindig, during which dozens of nonprofit organizations benefit from the labors of the Maverick’ fundraising events.

The West Valley Mavericks were founded late 2012 and have created a tradition of service to the West Valley communities. Its membership is comprised of 51 active volunteers, numerous life members, and honorary members, who are dedicated to raising money to support The West Valley Mavericks Foundation.

The West Valley Mavericks Foundation was established as the charitable arm of the West Valley Mavericks.  It’s purpose is to grant funds generated by the Mavericks fundraising events.

The Mavericks host the following fundraising events, The Corral @ The Patriot All America NCAA Championship Golf Tournament, The Bullpen @ Goodyear Ballpark, Flavors of The West food festival and concert, and ‘The Maverick’ annual charity golf tournament.  When you attend or partner with any of these events, you support the West Valley Mavericks Foundation!

The West Valley Mavericks work closely with and provide funding to, dozens of organizations to achieve our goals for the betterment of the West Valley. Please visit our “Beneficiaries” page on this site for a list of the organizations with whom we have supported.

The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to distribute monies raised by the Mavericks and their events. The West Valley Mavericks Foundation Board consists of board members from varying professional backgrounds. The mission of  The West Valley Mavericks Foundation is to assist children and families, help people in need and improve the quality of life in our West Valley communities.

How To Apply For Funds:

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In order to be eligible to receive a grant from the foundation:

 A recipient MUST:

  • Be a current IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) organization

  • Be based in Arizona

  • Be in operation for at least 3 years (See Exception Below)

  • 3 Year Exception: If a 501(c)(3) has been in existence for less than three years, a grant of up to $1000.00 may be given by the foundation

  • Have two years of compiled financial statements

 A recipient MAY NOT:

  • Be an individual

  • Be a political/labor or fraternal organization

  • Be a religious organization/church or program purely denominational in purpose

  • Be a foundation/organization that is a grant-making entity

  • Be an individual school or their support organization (teams/bands/PTOs etc.)

  • Use funding for medical or scientific research

  • Use funding for advocacy or lobbying for issue-related topics

  • Use funding for debt reduction campaigns

  • Use funding for general operating needs or ongoing support

  • Use funding for endowments/fellowships or individual scholarships

  • Use funding for programs/projects outside of Maricopa County

  • Discriminate based on race/color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status