Lovell Foundation News

Lovell Foundation and Community Foundation for Southern Arizona Partner to Award Nearly $3 Million for End-of-Life Care and Planning Services

The grants represent a powerful opportunity for nonprofits to target these issues collectively. TUCSON, Ariz., (July 20, 2017) – The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) and The David and Lura Lovell Foundation announced their alliance to award almost $3 million to Arizona nonprofits to cooperatively address issues related to the awareness, understanding, and availability… Read more »

Lovell Foundation Awards $492,000 to 13 Nonprofits Serving Southern Arizona

The Tucson-based David and Lura Lovell Foundation recently approved $492,000 in grants for 13 Tucson nonprofit organizations to support programs in the areas of mental health, integrative health and wellness, youth access to the arts, and gender parity. Additional grants to two national programs totaled $156,000. The largest grant this year is for $162,000 to… Read more »

The David and Lura Lovell Foundation Awards $1.2 Million in 2016

The David and Lura Lovell Foundation awarded $1.2 million in grants during 2016 to support projects related to mental health, integrative health and wellness, and youth access to the arts.  A new area of interest, gender parity, is currently under development. Since its founding in 1994, the Lovell Foundation has awarded more than $14 million… Read more »

Lovell Foundation Awards $748,000 to Nine Nonprofits Serving Southern Arizona

The Tucson-based David and Lura Lovell Foundation recently approved $748,000 in grants for nine Tucson nonprofit organizations to support programs in the areas of mental health, integrative medicine and arts for youth. The largest grant this year is for $300,000 over two years to the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine to develop the Integrative Health… Read more »

Lovell Foundation Selects John Amoroso as Executive Director

TUCSON, AZ – John Amoroso is the new executive director of the David and Lura Lovell Foundation, which was founded in 1994 and is based in Tucson. The family foundation supports nonprofit projects related to mental health, integrative medicine, cultural and spiritual enrichment and other family-initiated grants. In 2015 the foundation awarded more than $2… Read more »

Lovell Foundation Awards More Than $2 Million in 2015

In 2015 The Lovell Foundation awarded more than $2 million in grants to 30 nonprofit organizations – including 15 in Tucson, 6 in Toledo and 9 that were special interest projects initiated by second and third generation Lovell family members. The largest grant in 2015 was $620,000 to Interfaith Community Services. July awards January awards… Read more »

Lovell Foundation awards $400,000 in grants

The David and Lura Lovell Foundation, based in Tucson, awarded grants totaling nearly $400,000 this year. The largest grant of $140,000 was awarded to Interfaith Community Services. AZ Daily Star Dec 2014

Tucson Public Voices/The OpEd Project

“The goal of the Public Voices Fellowship Program is to increase the public impact of our nation’s top thinkers, with an emphasis on the thinkers who are most underrepresented, including women,” said Katie Orenstein, who created the OpEd Project in 2008. Lovell was determined to bring the program to Tucson after meeting Orenstein at a… Read more »