Desert Club

Who Are We?

Desert Club, founded in 1946, is a non-profit women's service organization providing college scholarships to students living in the East Valley and community grants to non-profit organizations serving women and children. Currently Desert Club has 24 active members and over 100 "life" and "sustaining" members.  Are you interested in contributing…

We Rely On YOUR Support!

-Please Give If You Are Able-

Why Do We Exist?

Our Mission

The objective of Desert Club is to contribute to the social, civic, and cultural service of the community. Our fundraising efforts, including the Christmas Idea House annual event, provide support for a variety of community organizations and scholarships for students in the East Valley.  Learn more about Desert Club and…

Desert Club Snapshot

Notable Numbers

77 +

Years Serving The Local Community

6 6 annual

Christmas Idea House Fundraisers

2 .0 million

($$) Raised for East Valley Scholarships

1 .0 million

($$) Raised for Community Grant Projects

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What We Do


Desert Club provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are in need of financial assistance and to former scholarship…

Community Project Grants

In addition to scholarships, Desert Club also makes Community Project Grants to non-profits that serve the local community and women's…

What can you expect?

Lots of Christmas! Lots of Fun!

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October 30, 2023
HOLIDAY CHARITY EVENT TO BENEFIT VALLEY STUDENTS AND FAMILIES The Christmas Idea House, a luxury home tour and holiday shopping event, returns to Mesa from…

Ensuring Transparency and Accountability for Non-Profits

August 24, 2023
Non-profit organizations play a crucial role in addressing societal challenges and promoting positive change. However, to maintain credibility and build trust, non-profits must uphold transparency…

Project Night 2023

August 12, 2023
At the Annual Project Night celebration, Desert Club of Mesa honored six non-profit organizations with community grants. Project Night 2023 was a touching event as…