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The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise will host the annual Cochise Celebrates Giving event which recognizes the contributions of local philanthropists and organizations who work to improve the quality of life in Cochise County. The Carol Huddleston Volunteer of the Year and Nonprofit Organization of the Year will be named during the event. The Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona will also announce their 2019 Responsive Grant Cycle Awardees.
The event will take place on Thursday, October 3, beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Student Union Community Room on the Sierra Vista Campus of Cochise College. Cochise Celebrates Giving is open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP online at CochiseGive2019.eventbrite.com.
For more information, contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Colin Shannon at CShannon@azfoundation.org.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise and the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley will host a series of three workshops intended to build capacity among local nonprofit organizations.
The first workshop, A Quick Start to Fundraising, will be held on Friday, September 20 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Willcox City Building, 300 W. Rex Allen Drive, Willcox. Register for the free event here. Attendees will learn how to create a fundraising plan, who gives and where, terms and best practices, and how to tell their organization’s story.
The workshop will be presented by Angie Laskarides, ACF Regional Director serving southeast Arizona and Eddie Browning, rural development expert and member of the Northern Cochise Fund Steering Committee.
The second workshop, Exceptional Nonprofit Boards, will be held on Friday, October 11. The final workshop, Essentials for Managing Volunteers, will be held on Friday, November 8.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise brought together staff, donors, and nonprofit organizations to celebrate the contributions of local philanthropists working to improve the quality of life in Cochise County at the annual Cochise Celebrates Giving community celebration on September 6, 2018.
In 2018, ACF of Cochise awarded over $55,000 in grants to 16 local community organizations and schools to support projects that will improve the lives of children, families and veterans as well as preserve the environment. These 16 organizations, listed below, were recognized at the annual event:
Willcox City Building, 300 W. Rex Allen Dr. Willcox, AZ 85643
ACF of Cochise
Cochise College, Sierra Vista Campus, Student Union Community Room, 901 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
Willcox City Building - Council Chamber Room, 300 W. Rex Allen Dr., Willcox, AZ 85643
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