By choosing to support Sonoran Glass School (SGS), you are helping to inspire people of all ages and abilities to discover the wonder of glass art while providing positive, enriching opportunities for youth, seniors, veterans, and others within our community and across the country. After reviewing the list below, visiting our website, or calling us directly to learn more about our mission and programs, we hope you will consider supporting SGS today.

Ways To Support SGS:

One-Time DonationMaking a one-time donation is a quick and easy way to support SGS’s mission and ensure that the creative fires continue to stay lit. Click HERE to Make a Gift.

Monthly Donation – By becoming a Monthly Donor to SGS, you help establish a continuous flow of revenue that helps SGS meet its financial needs throughout the year and ensures our ability to continue offering classes, workshops, and enrichment activities well into the future.  No gift is too small; small amounts given monthly ad up quickly and make a huge difference. Click HERE to Make a Monthly Gift.

Support Bi-Annual Fund Drives and Giving DaysSupporting SGS fund drives and giving days like Giving Tuesday and AZ Gives Day is an easy way to help SGS achieve its financial goals for the year.  These efforts support our operations, ensuring that the lights stay on and that the facility continues to offer a safe and effective place to explore the world of glass art. Donate to AZ Gives Day 2022 HERE.

Make a Memorial/Tribute GiftTributes are a beautiful way to honor a loved one or commemorate a special occasion (birthday, wedding, anniversary) while helping Sonoran Glass School fulfill its mission. You can include a dedication when making a gift on our donation page or call us at 520-884-7814 to discuss creating something special. Click HERE to make a Memorial/Tribute Gift.

Tom Philabaum

Support the Philabaum Glassblowing ScholarshipThe Philabaum Glassblowing Scholarship is named after glass artist and Sonoran Glass School co-founder Tom Philabaum. This scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has a serious interest in learning the art and craft of furnace glassblowing and who has a financial barrier that prevents him or her from pursuing an education in this glass art medium.

Include SGS In your Estate PlansMaking a bequest in your will, living trust, or with a codicil is an excellent way to support the mission and programming of the Sonoran Art Foundation Inc (dba Sonoran Glass School). Making a gift by bequest allows you to continue to use any property you would leave to charity during your lifetime, while still leaving a lasting legacy that will inspire people of all ages to discover the wonder of glass art. Click HERE or call us at 520-884-7814 to learn more.

Start a Facebook FundraiserCreating a Facebook Fundraiser for an event or special occasion is another quick and easy way to support SGS (Sonoran Art Foundation, Inc.).  Share it with your circle of friends and followers and help SGS greatly expand its reach and effectiveness. Click HERE to Start a Fundraiser for SGS on Facebook.

Shop Amazon SmileDesignating SGS as your preferred charity on is another quick and easy way to support the school as you so your online shopping. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Sonoran Glass School in support of our mission. Click HERE to Designate SGS as your preferred charity.

Attend SGS Events and ActivitiesAttending SGS special events and lectures is a great way to support the school and help ensure that its influence and impact continue to grow.  Inviting those close to you to attend with you is an easy way to share the school’s mission with a whole new audience and help us expand our scope of opportunity.

Share SGS’s Mission, Story, And Communications with Friends and FamilyWord of mouth is still the best way to help us expand our reach.  Sharing our story, appeals, e-blasts, newsletters, social media posts and website with those in your social and professional network is a great way to help us share our message with an audience we might not otherwise reach. Learn more about our mission and vision HERE.

And More… There are many more ways you can help us continue our work.  If you have an idea or suggestion, please feel free to reach out and share it with us.  We are always looking for that next great opportunity.