Washington Federal Foundation announces $41,000 in recent local grants including $25,000 to Care Fund

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The Washington Federal Foundation, the community grant program for Washington Federal Bank, has donated $41,000 in recent local grants to nonprofits throughout the state, including $25,000 to Care Fund, a nonprofit that provides mortgage and rent assistance to Arizona families who are experiencing financial hardship due to their child’s unforeseen medical illness or injury.

“There are countless organizations across the state that have invaluable missions to bettering their communities,” said Mike Brown, Arizona regional president of Washington Federal. “The Washington Federal Foundation is honored to contribute to their causes and positively impact the lives of local people.”

The Washington Federal Foundation’s purpose is to facilitate direct giving to community-based nonprofits serving low- and moderate-income individuals’ needs.

Additional nonprofits that received donations include: Arizona Brainfood, Save the Family Foundation of Arizona, Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix, Child Crisis of Arizona, Pima County Community Land Trust, Boys and Girls Club of Bisbee, Chicanos Por La Causa AZ and Habitat for Humanity Tucson Inc.

The grants will benefit areas including affordable housing, community services and financial literacy.

About Washington Federal

Washington Federal is a full-service national banking institution that focuses on business-to-business banking, commercial and equipment lending, as well as home loan and corporate real estate financing. It has 31 offices in Arizona including locations in Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Yuma, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West and Tucson.  Washington Federal is committed to developing a strong and loyal relationship with clients, shareholders and the community at large. For more information please visit

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