Grants & Initiatives

The Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona is a family of charitable funds created for the community, by the community. Some funds have a broad grantmaking focus while others target a specific organization or field.

During the 12-month period ending March 31, 2021, the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona awarded $960,000 in grants and scholarships through the competitive grants process and through the advice of donors who have established funds with ACF of Sedona. Since inception, ACF of Sedona has awarded over $10.7 million in total grants and scholarships to nonprofit organizations and students from Sedona and the Verde Valley.

2022 Competitive Grants

The Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona's annual competitive grant cycle is a funding opportunity for organizations serving Sedona and the Verde Valley. The grant application is now closed and grantees will be announced in the fall/winter of 2022. 

2021 Competitive Grants

The 2021 competitive grant process for the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona concluded with the awarding of over $172,000 to 41 nonprofit organizations. Grants were awarded to organizations supporting projects in social services, healthcare, environment, animal welfare, and more. See below for the full list of organizations that received support through the 2021 competitive grant process, and consult our 2021 Worthy Projects List which outlines organizations still in need of funding.

  • Arizona Burn Foundation
  • Arizona Crisis Team
  • AZ Milkweeds for Monarchs
  • Bread of Life Missions, Inc.
  • Chamber Music Sedona
  • Civitan Foundation, Inc.
  • Friends of the Verde River
  • Griffith Blue Heart Nonprofit
  • Hope House of Sedona
  • Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc.
  • Law Enforcement Heroes
  • Manzanita Outreach
  • National Forest Foundation
  • Oak Creek Watershed Council
  • Old Town Mission
  • Rainbow Acres
  • Raising Special Kids
  • Red Rocks Music Festival
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona
  • Runnin W Wildlife Center Inc.
  • Sedona Arts Center
  • Sedona Community Food Bank
  • Sedona International Film Festival and Workshop
  • Sedona Red Rock Trail Fund
  • Senior Citizens of Camp Verde, Inc.
  • Society of St. Vincent De Paul, St. John Vianney Conference, Sedona.
  • Special Olympics Arizona
  • Steps To Recovery Homes
  • Valley of the Sun YMCA
  • Verde Natural Resource Conservation District
  • Verde River Institute, Inc.
  • Verde Valley Caregivers Coalition
  • Verde Valley Cyclists Coalition
  • Verde Valley Fire District
  • Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity
  • Verde Valley Homeless Coalition
  • Verde Valley Imagination Library
  • Verde Valley Senior Center
  • Verde Valley Wheel Fun
  • Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office