News & Events

Find out more about recent announcements and upcoming events.

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.

June 04, 2020

How to support Arizona's Black community
We have developed this list of resources to support the Black community.

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. 

May 13, 2020

ACF donors distribute $74 million in fiscal year 2020
The Arizona Community Foundation and its donors are pleased to announce grant, scholarship, and loan distributions for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2020. A total of $74,191,251 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.

May 11, 2020

ACF and Valley of the Sun United Way collaborate to grant $74,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
The Arizona Community Foundation and Valley of the Sun United Way are proud to announce the first collaborative COVID-19 response grant of $74,000 has been awarded to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ).

May 06, 2020

Arizona Community Foundation collaborates to raise nearly $8 million to help nonprofits statewide respond to COVID-19
Thanks to the generosity of foundation and corporate partners, families, and individual donors, the Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund and affiliate relief funds at the Arizona Community Foundation have grown to over $7.9 million in just over a month. Grants from the ACF COVID-19 Community Response funds have exceeded $4.5 million.

April 08, 2020

ACF and Valley of the Sun United Way distribute over $2 million in grants to Arizona nonprofits
ACF and Valley of the Sun United Way have collectively distributed over $2,068,987 in grants to nonprofits over the last three weeks. These funds ensure nonprofits throughout Arizona receive the necessary support to assist those enduring the greatest economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Where

Virtual

When

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:30 PM

Overview

The Arizona Community Foundation invites you to join us for the upcoming session of our virtual Professional Education Series Protecting Trans Adults & Children from Legal & Financial Challenges.

This session is presented by the Kellenberger + Tollefson Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

The session will feature speaker Asaf Orr, Senior Staff Attorney and the Transgender Youth Project Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

PES is an educational series that provides professional advisors with opportunities to learn more about philanthropy and worthwhile investment recommendations for their clients. This seminar may qualify for continuing education credit.

Special thank you to the National Center for Lesbian Rights for co-sponsoring this event.

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Category

Professional Advisors

Where

Virtual

When

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:00 PM

Overview

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma and its Board of Advisors invite you to attend this year's Heart of Yuma Awards Celebration. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be hosted through an online platform. While we are sad we cannot be together this year, we are excited to virtually honor the individuals, organizations, and businesses who have distinguished themselves for their spirit of service over the past year. We will also recognize the 2020 ACF of Yuma Competitive Grant Cycle grantees.

Special thanks to 1st Bank Yuma who has been our sponsor since 2003:

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Category

ACF of Yuma

Where

Virtual

When

Friday, October 23, 2020 10:00 AM

Overview

Planned Giving Basics is a series of educational workshops designed to assist nonprofit organizations in developing an understanding of endowment building and the planned giving options that can help their endowments grow.

As COVID-19 continues to impact nonprofits, each session will explore strategies to critically plan for long-term growth amid such uncertain times.

Led by Director of Planned Giving Kristen Mihaljevic, this session focuses on ways to speak to donors about complex assets and helping your organization feel confident in accepting such gifts.

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Category

Nonprofit Organizations

Where

Virtual

When

Friday, November 13, 2020 8:00 AM

Overview

Seminar for professional advisors

Category

Professional Advisors
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