WISH Foundation officially became a non-profit organization on May 17, 2017. The organization was envisioned and came to fruition by five local residents of Arizona who had a vision to organize programs throughout the year to serve community for cultural, social, and educational needs.
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Contributions to QCOs
Arizona provides tax credits for individuals who make contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations (QCO). Individuals making cash donations made to these charities may claim these tax credits on their Arizona Personal Income Tax returns.Effective in 2016, credit eligible contributions made on or before the 15th day of the fourth month
WISH For Vision is a charity project providing assistance to deserving Arizona Public School students and the needy to obtain prescription eyeglasses. On Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, we hosted a WISH For Vision event
WISH For Education will establish an educational endowment fund through donations from the community and use the earnings from the endowed investment to offer scholarships
Wish for Outreach Program is modified to help Arizona residents and individuals in our community who have chronic illness or physical disability with transportation, food. clothing and temporary housing.
WISH awarded 6 scholarships in the year 2021-22 to assist seniors enrolled in University / college.Again for 2022-23 academic year, WISH Foundation Arizona is very pleased to continue offering financial assistance to deserving Low income High School Seniors graduating in summer of 2022 from Arizona High Schools pursuing higher education in their chosen field in an accredited Arizona institution.
WISH welcomes application from high school seniors who meet the requirements for one of the 8 awards. No formal application form provided.
Disclaimer : WISH does not collect nor use any information provided, other than specified in the eligibility document for each award in selecting the recipient. We do not discriminate on any individual’s race, religion, national origin or other factors irrelevant to education.
If you have questions, email: scholarships@WISHFoundationAZ.orgImportant Dates to remember
Wish Foundation Science Scholarship is founded by donations from Phoenix community donors and benefactors. This scholarship is to be awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career, with an aptitude for research in science, math or engineering disciplines and transitioning from high school to college. The scholarship awardee will receive a Certificate of Achievement and a Cash of $ 400.00. The scholarship is awarded annually.
Wish Foundation Academic Scholarship is founded by donations from Phoenix community donors and benefactors. This scholarship is to be awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career in higher education in any discipline and transitioning from high school to college. The applicant must have leadership skills and an aptitude for entrepreneurship as evidenced by his activities and volunteerism. Considerations will be given to financial need in addition to academic performance. The scholarship awardee will receive a Certificate of Achievement and a Cash of $ 400.00. The scholarship is awarded annually.
Chegu / Purushothaman living Trust scholarship fund is established with a donation from the trust in Virginia.. Ms.Lakshmi Purushothaman is the Vice president, Business Intelligence Services, Freddie Mac, McLean, Virginia and Mr. Ranapratap Chegu is the CEO and Co-Founder of Peridot Solutions LLC, McLean Virginia. The scholarship is intended for a student interested in pursuing a career in Science or Engineering with an aptitude for research, creative and scholarly activities and has shown a commitment to community service. Preference is given to females if there are strong candidates. The scholarship carries a cash reward of $ 400.00 and a Certificate of Recognition. It is awarded on an annual basis.
Herbert A Hauptman is a 1985 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry along with Dr. Jerome Karle of the Naval research Laboratory in Washington DC. Dr. Hauptman served as the President of Hauptman-Woodward Medical research Institute Inc in Buffalo, NY. He was also a Professor in Bio-Physics at the State University of New York in Buffalo. The scholarship in his honor is established by his student Dr. Narasinga Rao and Shobha Rao from the donations received from the friends and students of Hauptman. The scholarship is awarded to a high school student interested in pursuing a scientific research career. The scholarship carries a cash reward of $ 400.00 and a Certificate of Recognition. It is awarded on an annual basis.
Sandhya and Balaji Family Trust Scholarship Fund is established by Balaji Rangaswamy and Sandhya Seshadri in honor of their parents.Balaji is a manager at Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Sandhya is a Senior Hardware Design Engineer at Apple, Austin, Texas.The funds combine a generous donation by Balaji and Sandhya with matching funds from Dell Foundation. The recipient should be a student from an Arizona High School, holding a minimum GPA of 3.0 and coming from a family with an annual income at or below $ 45 K. The scholarship which will be awarded annually carries a cash award of $ 400 and a certificate of recognition.
"When using the scholarship, I used it towards tuition. Using it for tuition allowed me to focus on my studies and to learn how to adjust going into college. Without the scholarship money, I would have likely gotten a job. The job would have taken time out of my day that I used to study for tests and to do homework. ... More"
"New beginnings are hard and there were a lot of changes during the last six months. Physically I had to move to a new city, unfamiliar environment, new people, different problems. Luckily, I was blessed of having my family by my side at this new experience and the help of mentors and organizations like WISH Foundation... More"
"Thank you for the Wish Foundation Scholarship for this year. It has helpedimmensely in covering my costs for books, supplies, and on-campus living expenses. This scholarship has helped me complete a fulfilling semester at ASU's Barrett Honors College. This semester, I was able to gain honors credit in five classes, by both projects/ presentations in these classes and taking higher-level honors courses... More" "
"I was delighted to have attended the inaugural WISH Foundation charity event. The musicians were fantastic and very talented. I could have listened to them for hours. It is hard to believe that an entire family could play their instruments with so much synergy...More
"My husband and I really enjoyed the wish foundation charity event. The music and food was wonderful. The vision you all have for helping the kids in need is such a heart warming gift. Thank you."
I would like to thank The Wish Foundation for providing glasses by Zenni Optical for the less fortunate students at Wilson Elementary. We currently have over 700 students enrolled in the elementary school and over 600 in the Primary for the 2018-2019 school year... More
"You are all so AWESOME! Thank you for all you do and for helping our students!"
"The WISH event was very well conducted and both participants and the audience enjoyed the entertainment and the delicious lunch. Truly enjoyed the veena and vocal performances!.....Thanks."
Wish Foundation Video Presentation
Sonoran Masala & Aparna Shridhar- Charity Musical Event Sunday, September 30, 2018 Indo-American Cultural & Religious Center Hall Phoenix, Arizona
4802 E. Ray Road, Suite 23
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Phoenix, AZ 85044
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