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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.

March 31, 2020

ACF and Valley of the Sun United Way partner to deliver COVID-19 grants to Arizona nonprofits
ACF and Valley of the Sun United Way have joined together in a coordinated effort to help ensure nonprofits throughout Arizona receive the necessary support to assist those enduring the greatest economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. The first round of grants distributed to nonprofit organizations totaled $2 35,000.

March 20, 2020

Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund doubles in size with Bank of America $500,000 gift
The Arizona Community Foundation today announced that the new Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund, established last Friday, has already doubled in size to over $1 million thanks to a generous $500,000 gift from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. 

March 17, 2020

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Our Community Response to COVID-19
The Arizona Community Foundation takes very seriously the health and well-being of our donors, staff, and communities across the state. With that in mind, ACF has been closely monitoring the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) in response to the developing coronavirus outbrea...


Where

Virtual

When

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:00 PM

Overview

We cannot understand our present moment without recognizing the lasting damage caused by a history of policies that have placed Black and White people into two separate worlds.

During Black Philanthropy Month, the Black Philanthropy Initiative invite you to join a series of conversations every Wednesday in August called FORESIGHT 20/20- Eyes on Social Justice.

Join us for the second conversation in the series featuring speakers:

  • Dr. Gene Blue, Arizona OIC

  • Dr. Ann Hart, The Hart of Education

  • Honorable Cody Williams, Maricopa County Justice of the Peace, South Mountain Precinct

  • Zarra Tekola, Black Lives Matter Metro Phoenix

Register online

Category

Learn and Connect

Where

Virtual

When

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:00 PM

Overview

We cannot understand our present moment without recognizing the lasting damage caused by a history of policies that have placed Black and White people into two separate worlds.

During Black Philanthropy Month, the Black Philanthropy Initiative invite you to join a series of conversations every Wednesday in August called FORESIGHT 20/20- Eyes on Social Justice.

Join us for the third conversation in the series featuring speakers:

  • Dr. Myles V. Lynk, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University

  • Joanna de’Shay, Diversity Leadership Alliance

  • Robin Reed, Black Chamber of Commerce

Register online

Category

Learn and Connect

When

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:00 PM

Overview

We cannot understand our present moment without recognizing the lasting damage caused by a history of policies that have placed Black and White people into two separate worlds.

During Black Philanthropy Month, the Black Philanthropy Initiative invite you to join a series of conversations every Wednesday in August called FORESIGHT 20/20- Eyes on Social Justice.

Join us for the fourth conversation in the series featuring speakers:

  • Bryant Barber, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP’s Structured Finance Group

  • Dr. Antoinette Farmer-Thompson, Arizona State University

  • Vada O. Manager, Global Holdings LLC (MGH) and APCO Worldwide

Register online

Where

Virtual

When

Friday, November 13, 2020 8:00 AM

Overview

Seminar for professional advisors

Category

Professional Advisors
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