January 19, 2021
Black Philanthropy Initiative funds top $1.2 million
The BPI Social Justice Fund was awarded a $600,000 grant from USAA to help advance racial equality and support economic stability for Black-led businesses in Arizona.
January 15, 2021
ACF and US Department of Agriculture announce a development partnership serving rural Arizona
The Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) have launched a public-private partnership to support rural Arizona.
November 11, 2020
Arizona Community Foundation and donors distribute record $51.1 million in second quarter grants, scholarships, and loans
The Arizona Community Foundation and its donors are pleased to announce grant, scholarship, and loan distributions for the second quarter of its fiscal year. Between July 1 and September 30, 2020, a total of $51,131,263 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.
October 22, 2020
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 2020 tax year.
October 05, 2020
Statement on Proposition 449
Our investments in health innovations over the last five years exceed $100 million, but philanthropic resources serve to augment, not replace, the critical public investment necessary to care for Maricopa County residents—including some of our most vulnerable—which is why ACF supports Proposition 449.
September 16, 2020
Xavier A. Gutierrez Elected to ACF Board of Directors
The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors elected Xavier A. Gutierrez to the board. Gutierrez was elected during the board’s September meeting and began his term immediately
September 15, 2020
ACF donors distribute a record $31.8 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, 2020, a total of $31,836,224 was awarded from funds of the Arizona Community Foundation, including the COVID-19 Community Response Funds, and its six statewide affiliates in Cochise, Flagstaff, the Gila Valley, Sedona, Y...
September 01, 2020
Announcing the Housing Security Challenge
With an award of $250,000 to the top collaborative team, the Housing Security Challenge will offer an opportunity for teams of organizations to develop new solutions that can help create a new generation of innovation around affordable housing.
June 18, 2020
Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold the DACA program
The Arizona Community Foundation applauds today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Today’s decision enables these Arizonans to continue contributing to our communities now and in the future.
May 14, 2020
Leonardo Loo elected to ACF Board of Directors
The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently elected Leonardo Loo to the board. He was elected during the board’s March meeting and began his term in early May.