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Downtown Tempe Foundation

The Foundation is the 501(c)3 charitable organization that produces the events and conducts all charitable programming.  The Foundation produces annual events such as The Tempe Festival of the Arts, The Fantasy of Lights parades, Juneteenth Celebration, Pride Party and others. 

Board of Directors

Charles Goffnett – Chair           
Brand X, Alphagraphics   

Barbara Lloyd – Vice Chair
Arizona State University

TBD – Treasurer

Lori Foster – Secretary
Downtown Tempe Foundation   

Robin Arredondo-Savage                  

Linda Spears
Independent Consultant

Robin Trick
Artist / Resident



Downtown Tempe Foundation exists to curate diverse and impactful experiences that cultivate community engagement.


Our events and experiences will create a sense of belonging by combining the best of what we've done with the best of what's to come. 



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