ACF of Cochise and ACF of the Gila Valley to host grant application workshops for local nonprofits

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In preparation for the 2021 grant application process, the Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise and the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley will host grant application workshops for nonprofits serving Graham, Greenlee, Cochise, and eastern Santa Cruz counties. The workshops will equip local organizations with preparing to apply for funding.

Attendance is mandatory for any organization wishing to apply for a grant this year. Topics to be discussed include an overview of the new ACF online grants center, grant guidelines, and elements of an effective application.

Representatives from nonprofits, Tribal entities, municipalities, and public schools are invited to attend one of the six workshops offered. The same information will be provided at each workshop; attend the one that works best with your schedule.

Grant Application Workshop #1: Tuesday, April 6, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Grant Application Workshop #2: Wednesday, April 7, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Grant Application Workshop #3: Thursday, April 8, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Grant Application Workshop #4: Tuesday, April 13, 11:00 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. Grant Application Workshop #5: Tuesday, April 13, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

To register for a workshop, visit azfoundation.org/SoutheastAZGrants. All grant workshops will be held via Zoom to protect the health and safety of the community.

Local ACF staff will be in attendance to answer questions. For more information about the workshops or if you need help registering, contact Regional Philanthropic Advisor Colleen Iuliucci at ciuliucci@azfoundation.org or call 520.439.0595.

The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise and the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley were established as permanent philanthropic endowments for the enduring benefit of the communities throughout southeastern Arizona. These families of charitable funds are guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefit from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by ACF.

Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $1 billion in trust and endowment assets and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since its inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $850 million in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.

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