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“Unidas” is the feminization of the Spanish word for “United.” The program gives high school aged young women the opportunity to give away $10,000 to non-profit organizations that support the type of social change important to them. Throughout the program, participants gain hands-on experience in community service, leadership, social justice, and grant-making – all centered around helping to improve the quality of life for women and girls in Southern Arizona.

Applications for the Unidas Fall 2017 grant cycle is now closed.

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The application deadlines for teens to join the Spring 2018 Unidas program are as follows:

Spring 2018 program- Friday, January 12th, 2018 by 5 pm

Unidas- Frequently Asked Questions

Philanthropy Means

Philanthropy through the Unidas program is a way to help others by donating to organizations that support women and girls in Southern Arizona. The Unidas program offers the girls a glimpse into the world of opportunity and inequality. They have a chance to make a difference in other people’s lives. The high school girls learn about leadership and how to make philanthropic decisions that make an impact in the community.

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