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Statement on HCR2036, SCR1007, HB2598
The Arizona Community Foundation values strong, vibrant, and inclusive communities that support strong economic growth and create a positive quality of life for all. This is why ACF opposes HCR2036, SCR1007, and HB2598, which threaten the economic vitality of communities across Arizona and are detrimental to our state’s social fabric. Read our full statement here.
Arizona Community Foundation donors distribute $18.2 million in third quarter grants and scholarships
ACF has announced its grant and scholarship distributions for the third quarter of its fiscal year. Between October 1 and December 31, 2019, a total of $18,243,547 was awarded from funds of the Arizona Community Foundation and its six statewide Affiliates in Cochise, Flagstaff, the Gila Valley, Sedona, Yavapai County, and Yuma.
Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy is named to honor Marc Kellenberger and Richard Tollefson
The Arizona Community Foundation has renamed its Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy in honor of Richard Tollefson and Marc Kellenberger to recognize their transformative legacy gift and invaluable leadership in the community.
ACF Announces Leadership Changes
With the announcement of Chief Operations & Administrative Officer Jeff Sauter's retirement, ACF welcomes Eric Nystrom as Senior Vice President, Information Services.
Cronkite Partners with Arizona Community Foundation to Launch Year-Long Effort Examining Teen Suicide in Arizona
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation, is launching a special year-long project to cover the rise of youth suicides in Arizona, exploring the underlying causes and looking for possible solutions.
Consider Donating Appreciated Stock at the End of the Year
For those invested in the stock market, 2019 was an unprecedented year with significant returns. If your portfolio has prospered, you may want to consider making some of your year-end gifts with appreciated stock.
Don Opatrny elected to ACF Board of Directors
The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently elected Don Opatrny to the board. Don was elected during the board’s November meeting and began his term immediately.
Arizona Community Foundation donors distribute $22.2 million in second quarter grants, scholarships, and loans
ACF has announced the distribution of grants, scholarships, and loans for the second quarter of its fiscal year. Between July 1 and September 30, 2019, a total of $22,213,871 was awarded from funds of the Arizona Community Foundation and its six statewide Affiliates in Cochise, Flagstaff, the Gila Valley, Sedona, Yavapai County, and Yuma.
Year-end giving deadlines
The Arizona Community Foundation is poised to assist with year-end giving and grantmaking and there are important dates to keep in mind to ensure that gifts qualify for a charitable income tax deduction in the 2019 tax year.
Arizona Community Foundation’s Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy awards $40,000 in grants to community organizations
Learn more about the community programs and resources supported by ACF's Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy 2019 grant cycle.
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