Our Investing Partners are leaders, organizations, and individuals who are passionate about end-of-life care in our community. They share a financial commitment to fundamentally change the way we talk about death by providing services, leadership, and funding.
Casa de la Luz Foundation
Casa de la Luz Foundation is committed to empowering hospice patients and their loved ones to transform the end-of-life experience into the final act of living well. Serving all hospice-certified individuals and working closely with community partners, the work of the Foundation focuses on three mission areas: providing supplemental support to hospice patients for items or services not covered by health insurance, educating the community about end-of-life issues, and supporting research concerning end-of-life care. ...learn more
Casa de la Luz
Casa de la Luz provides end-of-life care in Southern Arizona. Offering hospice, community palliative care, and extensive bereavement services, the breadth of programs at Casa de la Luz extends through every stage at end of life. Within the hospice program, Casa de la Luz operates two inpatient units for acute symptom management and Kanmar Place, Southern Arizona’s only residential hospice home. ...learn more
The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
CFSA connects donors to the causes that they care about by serving as a vital link between philanthropy and the needs of the community. Since it was founded in 1980, hundreds of individuals, families, and businesses have established funds at the Community Foundation, building a philanthropic community of over 500 funds. To date, these funds have provided nearly $200 million to nonprofit organizations and scholars. The work of CFSA touches every aspect of daily life, including end of life, animal welfare, arts and culture, community development, education, the environment, and health and human services. ...learn more
The David and Lura Lovell Foundation
Established in 1994, The David and Lura Lovell Foundation supports work in areas of mental health, integrative health and wellness, including end-of-life care and planning, youth access to the arts, and gender parity. In its first twenty-five years, the Foundation has invested over $26 million in 120 nonprofit organizations for local, regional, and national projects that support people and initiatives, empower lives, provide opportunities, improve conditions, and advance community. ...learn more
Interfaith Community Services
Since 1985, ICS has helped people in need to achieve stable, healthy, and independent lives. ICS focuses on four areas with a myriad of services: financial stability, independence for older adults, self-sufficiency, and healthier community. ICS provides emergency assistance and case management to promote financial stability. Through transportation, friendly visitors, and nutritious home-delivered meals, ICS supports independent living for older adults. ...learn more
Loving Spirit is a non-profit organization that is changing the way we think about, prepare for, and respond to grief and loss. Loving Spirit offers free two-day hands-on interactive workshops that include educational training in skillsets, tools, and mindsets that make navigating the journey of loss less frightening and more understandable for adults who are grieving. Since 2015, Loving Spirit has presented workshops across the country and is continuing to expand its facilitator team and increase workshop opportunities, thereby impacting more and more lives. Loving Spirit workshops are not religious-based and are not therapy; they delve into the way loss impacts our unique personalities through a variety of lenses. ...learn more
Pima Council on Aging
For over 50 years, the mission of PCOA has been to promote dignity and respect for aging and to advocate for independence in the lives of older adults and their families in Pima County, now and for generations to come. PCOA offers expertise in aging well, advocacy, and unbiased information for older people and their families. PCOA links older adults with resources focused on maintaining independence, encouraging healthy aging, supporting family caregivers, advocating for rights, and assisting with understanding and accessing benefits. ...learn more
Southwest Content produces, creates, directs, and completes “moving media” and prides itself in shining the light on the journey so that everyone can see the way. Keith Brust, Tom Veneklasen, and Nolan Veneklasen work diligently to tell a story by capturing people and places all over the world. ...learn more
Southwest Folklife Alliance
Southwest Folklife Alliance is committed to building more equitable and vibrant communities by celebrating the everyday expressions of culture, heritage, and diversity in the greater southwest. By increasing understanding and respect for heritage, traditional arts, and folklife practices throughout the southwest region, SFA supports equity and civic engagement. ...learn more
At TMC HealthCare, life is considered a sacred journey of transformation, personal growth, and discovery. At the core of this belief is that each individual has the right to die pain-free, with dignity, and in a manner that respects their wishes. Whether through the hospice program, advanced-care initiatives, or hospital-based palliative care efforts, TMC abides by this guiding principle. As an investing partner in the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership, TMC works to ensure that families receive the support that they need to help their loved one through their path. ...learn more
As an investing partner in the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership, Tu Nidito Children and Family Services serves as the voice, the professional support system, and the provider of a full continuum of care for children during end of life. Whether it is the child or their parent that is dying, children’s voices cannot be ignored. Tu Nidito plays an active role during personal end-of-life experiences to ensure that children understand what is happening at an age-appropriate level and that they have the support that they need to safely cope with their grief. ...learn more
United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona
United Way goes beyond temporary fixes to create lasting change in our community, convening people and organizations to find innovative solutions that positively impact more than 150,000 lives in Southern Arizona a year. United Way serves as the anchor organization for the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership, which brings together diverse people, organizations, and systems toward a shared mission to fundamentally change the way we talk about death.
Viable Insights collaborates with organizations who want to develop and implement more effective programs and initiatives — enabling them to have greater impact. We do this through applied research and evaluation, strategic planning, data collection tools, organizational development, data analysis and management, and customized trainings and workshops. As an investing partner, Viable Insights conducted a partnership-wide survey to determine the effectiveness of the Partnership and is currently working on the development of a website Partnership Portal.