Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall was a shining example of the commitment to leadership, excellence and compassion for which both Funds stand. Accordingly, the Sphinx Educational Fund is proud to present this event in conjunction with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

For the past 16 years, this has been a signature fund raising event within the Greater Phoenix community with an audience that includes members of the business community, clergy, political and community leaders, as well as, students and scholars.

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Donate to the Sphinx Educational Fund during the COVID-19 Crisis

Due to worldwide concerns about the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we have decided to cancel our Brunch this year which was scheduled for October 10, 2020. Our goal is to ensure each of us can focus on health and home during this time of uncertainty. We look forward to your support in 2021 when we will return with events to help us meet the needs of students and the community.

We remain committed to our mission of awarding scholarships to college-bound youth. We humbly ask that you consider donating to our organization so we can help students achieve their dreams of attending a college or university. As a nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 status, all donations to SEF are tax deductible and a receipt will be provided. Would you help us by donating?

Please click on the PayPal button below to donate online or you may mail a check payable to the Sphinx Educational Fund at this address:

Sphinx Educational Fund
P.O. BOX 25131
Phoenix, AZ 85002-5131

By donating to the Sphinx Educational Fund, you will be mentioned on our brunch Website and Facebook page as a contributor.


Previous Awardees:

2019

Sandra Kennedy

2018

Michael E. Johnson

2017

Memie C. Burton, Jr., M.D.

2016

Asa Herring

2015

Lovelle A. McMichael, Sr.

2014

Leah Landrum-Taylor

2013

Bishop Alexis A. Thomas

2012

Dr. Rufus Glasper
Gerald P. Richard II

2011

Judge Cecil B. Patterson, Jr.

2010

Calvin Coolidge Goode

2009

Justice Ruth McGregor

2008

Ms. Betty Fairfax

2007

Honorable Judge Lynda Howell - Phoenix Municipal Court
Jim Pederson - Entrepreneur, Arizona Businessman

2006

Commander Jeri Williams - City of Phoenix Police Dept
Dr. Warren Stewart, Sr. - Pastor, 1st Institutional Church

2005

Hon. Judge Carol Scott Berry - Phoenix Municipal Court
Don Logan - Office of Diversity, City of Scottsdale

2004

Dr. Eugene Grigsby - Educator
Honorable Judge Jean Williams - Retired Adjudicator