Arizona Community Foundation accepting grant applications

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SAFFORD — The annual competitive grant process for the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley will provide financial support to worthy projects and programs serving residents of Graham and Greenlee counties. The online application is now open at www.azfoundation.org/grants. Completed applications must be submitted before 5 p.m. on Monday, April 23, to be considered.

Qualified nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and Tribal entities are invited to apply for funding to support the local communities. The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley accepts funding requests in amounts ranging from $250 to $5,000. Grant funding may be awarded in interest areas including quality education, health innovations, community improvement and development, arts and culture, and environment and sustainability. Projects must serve communities within Greenlee and Graham counties’ geographic boundaries.

Local staff members are available to answer questions and assist nonprofit organizations in the application process. If you have questions about the competitive grant process for the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley, contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Colin Shannon at 520-505-3678 or CShannon@azfoundation.org. For assistance in completing your application, contact the Arizona Community Foundation’s grants management team at grants@azfoundation.org.

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley is a growing and permanent collection of funds created by local residents for the benefit of communities in Graham and Greenlee Counties. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by the Arizona Community Foundation.

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