Grant Woods has played a key role in the growth of the Valley. Beginning with his early involvement in the Boy Scouts of America, where he rose to the rank of Eagle Scout, he has always been a tireless worker for others. He was the founding President of the East Valley Boys and Girls Clubs and the Mesa Education Foundation. He was the founding President of the Mesa Boys and Girls Club, which is now named the Grant Woods Boys and Girls Club and is one of the largest in Arizona. He was one of the early board members of the Phoenix Children’s Museum and helped bring it to fruition.
The Woods family sponsors “Building Big” at the Museum, a permanent exhibit dedicated to the construction families who built Arizona. The Woods family also sponsors a scholarship at Arizona State University and Grant is a member of the College of Law 100, providing financial and community support to the law school.
Grant has received many awards over the years in recognition of his service to the community. Included are the top awards from the Salvation Army, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the American Heart Association, and the Children’s Action Alliance. The Phoenix Children’s Museum has announced that Grant and Marlene will receive the Museum’s top award in 2011. Grant has also been honored as the top alumnus at Occidental College and at the Arizona State University College of Law.
In 2010, Grant Woods served as Co-chair for both Senator John McCain and Governor Jan Brewer in their election campaigns.READ MORE ABOUT GRANT