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ACF Announces Leadership Changes
With the announcement of Chief Operations & Administrative Officer Jeff Sauter's retirement, ACF welcomes Eric Nystrom as Senior Vice President, Information Services.
Cronkite Partners with Arizona Community Foundation to Launch Year-Long Effort Examining Teen Suicide in Arizona
The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation, is launching a special year-long project to cover the rise of youth suicides in Arizona, exploring the underlying causes and looking for possible solutions.
Consider Donating Appreciated Stock at the End of the Year
For those invested in the stock market, 2019 was an unprecedented year with significant returns. If your portfolio has prospered, you may want to consider making some of your year-end gifts with appreciated stock.
Don Opatrny elected to ACF Board of Directors
The Arizona Community Foundation’s Board of Directors recently elected Don Opatrny to the board. Don was elected during the board’s November meeting and began his term immediately.
Arizona Community Foundation donors distribute $22.2 million in second quarter grants, scholarships, and loans
ACF has announced the distribution of grants, scholarships, and loans for the second quarter of its fiscal year. Between July 1 and September 30, 2019, a total of $22,213,871 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.
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 2019 tax year.
Arizona Community Foundation’s Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy awards $40,000 in grants to community organizations
Learn more about the community programs and resources supported by ACF's Center for LGBTQ Philanthropy 2019 grant cycle.
ACF donors distribute $14.4 million in first-quarter grants and scholarships
ACF has announced the distribution of grants and scholarships for the first quarter of its fiscal year. Between April 1 and June 30, 2019, a total of $14,442,732 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.
ACF earns ninth 4-star rating from Charity Navigator
ACF has been awarded the coveted 4-star rating for the ninth consecutive year. This is the highest possible rating given by Charity Navigator and validates that ACF adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.
ACF Announces Staff Reorganization
ACF has recently reorganized the executive staff, enhanced business operations, and promoted key staff members. The changes support the current three-year strategic business plan and enable the Foundation to focus on improving overall operating excellence.
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