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Giving to the Center

Helping increase public access to the literary arts

Continuing a philanthropic legacy of supporting arts and culture throughout the Valley, the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing was founded with a historic gift from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust in 2003.

Since then, the Piper Center has strived to fulfill Virginia's original vision with humility, judgment, and heart, nurturing diverse communities throughout Arizona with innovative and accessible literary programming.

When you give to the Center, you become a part of this vision, helping us to offer scholarships, free workshops, and other forms of access to students, educators, and other members of the community.

Please consider making your gift to the Center today.

To learn more about giving to the Center, you can read impact stories, learn about new programs, or view our levels of support.

Interested in making a larger gift? Contact Associate Director Angie Dell at 480.727.0815 or