We harness the collective generosity of thousands of Arizonans.

Every day, we work to improve the quality of life in Arizona by bringing generous donors together to invest in communities across our state.

Volunteer shows healthy vegetables at the Naco Wellness Initiative's community garden in Naco, Sonora.
ACF grantee Naco Wellness Initiative's cross-border garden programs teach skills and improve health outcomes for residents in 'Ambos Naco.'

ACF by the Numbers

$1.4 billion+

assets under management as of March 31, 2022.

$110 million+

distributed in grants, scholarships, and loans annually.

$1.2 billion+

awarded since inception.


charitable funds established by individuals, families, and organizations.

Join us for an Upcoming Event

Thursday, February 9 - 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Live Streaming on Zoom

The ACF scholarship application opens January 1, 2023! Complete one application and get matched with all eligible scholarships within our system. At this workshop, the ACF scholarship team will be available to answer your questions about the application process.

Let’s Make History Together

Saturday, February 18 - 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.

Chandler Center for the Arts

In celebration of Black History Month, and our work to advance equity, leadership and social justice the Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) presents Let’s Make History Together. The event features Saxophonist J. White and shines a light on the worthy programs and businesses across Arizona. Tickets are on sale for $125. Thank you to our generous sponsors: USAA, SRP, AT&T, Foresight Foundation for Economic Equality, Sonoran Technology, and Phoenix IDA.

Transferring and Holding Business Interests in Trust: What are the Concerns?

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Arizona Community Foundation

Transferring interests in private companies, whether organized as an LP, LLC, S Corp, or C Corp, offers a great opportunity to move wealth in trust. There are challenges for both transferring and holding those interests in trust. But opportunities arise as well, from both a transfer tax and income tax perspective. Please join Chris Siegle for an insightful discussion of what estate planners can do to increase the plan’s efficiency, protect clients, and accomplish their goals.