50 Years of Making a Difference in Our Community

“The Centurions invested in the launch of Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor 2.0 program. This program exists today because The Centurions saw a need and stepped up. Thank you Centurions!” – Marie Logan, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters

“Tu Nidito’s partnership with The Centurions helped fuel our ability to ensure that no child has to grieve alone. Our collaboration with The Centurions has made a lasting difference in the lives of grieving children throughout Southern Arizona.” – Liz McCusker, Executive Director, Tu Nidito Children & Family Services

“…Tucson is indeed the beneficiary of The Centurions’ tireless work and generosity.” – Tom Plantz, CEO (former), Carondelet Healthcare

Ways to Give


The Centurion Founbdation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that supports a wide range of charitable organizations in Southern Arizona. Our focus is on improving the health and well-being of community’s most underserved members, particularly children’s health. We have raised more than $8 million for local charities to-date. Programs developed though our support includes:

      • Big Brothers Big Sisters
      • Boys to Men Mentoring – School-Based Mentoring Program
      • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson – The Centurions Workforce Development Center
      • Literacy Connects
      • Parent Aid
      • San Miguel High School
      • St. Mary’s Hospital Burn Center & Hospice Care
      • TMC For Children–Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Unit
      • Tu Nidito
      • Youth on Their Own – Student Living Expense Program

About The Centurion Foundation

Who Are The Centurions?

The Centurions is a group of Southern Arizona community leaders and philanthropists who are committed to supporting programs and organizations that offer services to underserved community members in the areas of healthcare, education, and mentorship, with a strong emphasis on improving the lives of children.

What is The Centurion Foundation?

The Centurion Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to enhance The Centurions’ mission in supporting Southern Arizona charities. The Centurion Foundation Board is comprised of Active, Life, and Senior Members of The Centurions as well as other philanthropic community leaders.

Why Support The Centurion Foundation?

The Centurion Foundation depends on supporters like you to help fund worthwhile local charities that serve Southern Arizona. By including The Foundation as part of your planned giving, your donations will be governed by a prudent investment policy. The Foundation’s thorough charity selection process includes vetting the potential recipients for alignment with our mission, measurable impact on the community, and fiscal and operational effectiveness.

For More Information

Call 520.795.1071

5049 E. Broadway, Suite 135, Tucson, AZ 85711


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