September 02, 2021
How to support resources & services for refugees
Afghan refugees have begun arriving in Arizona. More are expected to arrive in the coming months, in addition to the continued influx of asylum seekers at our southern border. Here are some organizations operating in Arizona that are working to help resettle refugees.
August 30, 2021
How to support Hurricane Ida relief efforts
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, community foundations and nonprofits are working quickly to provide relief to those impacted by the storm. Find a list of organizations that are offering help.
August 17, 2021
Arizona Community Foundation and donors distribute $17.7 million in first quarter grants and scholarships
The Arizona Community Foundation and its donors are pleased to announce grant and scholarship distributions for the first quarter of its fiscal year. Between April 1 and June 30, 2021, a total of $17,661,723 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.
August 11, 2021
ACF issues RFP for website design & development
The Arizona Community Foundation is seeking a vendor to design a new website at azfoundation.org and has issued an RFP for the project.
July 16, 2021
ACF of Flagstaff activates Disaster Relief Fund in response to flash floods
In response to the heavy rainfall resulting in severe flash floods, the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff has activated the Flagstaff Flash Flood Disaster Relief Fund. ACF has seeded the fund with $10,000 to support recovery and rebuilding efforts.
June 15, 2021
ACF activates Disaster Relief Fund in response to Telegraph and Mescal fires
Following the emergency declarations issued by Governor Ducey last week, the Arizona Community Foundation has activated its Disaster Relief Fund to respond to the Telegraph and Mescal fires in eastern Arizona. ACF will seed the fund with $10,000 to support recovery efforts.
May 24, 2021
East Valley Senior Home Sharing Program Named Winner of $250,000 Housing Security Challenge
The Arizona Community Foundation, Republic Media, and Morrison Institute for Public Policy are pleased to announce the winner in the Housing Security Challenge, the fourth philanthropic prize competition offered under the New Arizona Prize banner.
May 10, 2021
ACF donors and municipal partners distribute $192 million in fiscal year 2021
The Arizona Community Foundation and its donors are pleased to announce grant, scholarship, and loan distributions for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. A total of $192,548,375 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.
April 23, 2021
Statement on Voting Reform
As a community, we should seek to expand programs that make civic participation simple and accessible for all Arizonans. As such, the Arizona Community Foundation joins other business and community leaders in opposing the voting reform measures being considered by the Arizona Legislature and asks our elected leaders to vote no on these bills.
April 19, 2021
ACF announces key executive promotions
The Arizona Community Foundation is pleased to announce that three current members of its executive team have been elevated to new positions as part of an overall evolution in the foundation’s organizational structure: Kimberly C. Kur, Eric Nystrom, and Glenn Wike.