Funds of the Yavapai County Community Foundation - Quote

Funds of the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County are created by local residents to serve the local community.

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County's assets are professionally managed, benefiting from the advantages and economies of scale associated with being part of the Arizona Community Foundation's larger investments pools.

ACF of Yavapai County Community Fund

This unrestricted community fund allows the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County to respond to changing community needs. Grantmaking decisions are made by the local Board of Advisors with input from grants panelists.

Fund for the Common Good

Learn more about funds for the common good.

  • Taney Tambini Foundation

Advised Funds

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  • Audrey & Gus Pabst Fund
  • Camp Verde Education Foundation
  • Corban Fund
  • Cross Family Foundation
  • Gunner Bundrick Memorial Fund
  • Jim & Susie Opdahl Fund
  • Julie Hall Allison Charitable Fund
  • Kay and Dave Jenner Fund
  • Leite Family Fund
  • Painted Vision Foundation
  • Peter N. Allison Foundation
  • The Phillips Family Foundation
  • Polk Family Fund
  • Prescott Charitable Fund
  • Robert H. Kieckhefer Fund
  • Stidworthy Charitable Fund
  • Virginia O. Kieckhefer Memorial Fund
  • West Yavapai Physicians Foundation

Designated Funds

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  • Alice M. Fellows Designated Fund - Supports the programs at People Who Care.
  • Camp Verde Library Designated Fund - Supports the Camp Verde Library endowment.
  • Copper Basin Bible Camp - Supports the recreational and educational facilities of this Prescott-based camp.
  • Douglas Hunter Clack & Linda Clack Hernandez Fund - Supports the programs at the Prescott YMCA.
  • Friends of JS Acker Park Designated Fund - Supports the City of Prescott to continue improving the park and outdoor recreational amenities.
  • Green Family Open Space Endowment Fund - Supports the maintenance of the open space donated by Benjamin Green to the City of Prescott.
  • Highlands Center for Natural History Designated Fund - Supports the programs of the Highland Center for Natural History, so everyone can connect with the natural world.
  • John and Marion Baker Fund - Supports programs at Dignity Health-Yavapai Regional Medical Center and Friends of the Prescott Public Library.
  • "Kit" and James W. Kelly Fund - Supports the annual competitive grant process through the Yavapai County Healthcare Fund and the Yavapai County Fund for the Environment.
  • Lillian & Gordon Macgregor Scholarship Fund for Yavapai Regional Medical Center Foundation - Provides scholarships for individuals pursing a degree or advancement in the medical field.
  • Norma Geri Smith Designated Fund - Supports organizations that provide services for animals, food insecurity, domestic violence, and underserved populations.
  • Phippen Museum Designated Fund - Supports the Phippen Museum's mission to preserve and exhibit Western art and to educate the public about the unique heritage, history, legends, and influence of art of the American West.
  • Prescott Education Foundation Fund - Provides students in need within the Prescott Unified School District of help with covering the costs of class fees, materials, textbooks. etc.
  • Prescott Leadership Recognition Fund - Recognizes leadership among Prescott's youth.
  • Prescott YMCA Youth Endowment Fund - Supports the programs at the Prescott YMCA.
  • Stidworthy Charitable Fund - Supports animal welfare in Yavapai County.
  • Susan N. Coleman Kino Bay Scholarship Fund - Supports a scholarship at Prescott College.
  • Wanda Lee McCall Designated Fund - Supports organizations that provide services to animals in underserved populations.
  • William & Patricia Carpenter Fund - Supports children's programs at Yavapai College through the Yavapai College Foundation.

Field of Interest Funds

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  • Pat and Gerhard Kroenaur Animal Friends Fund
  • Richard & Jonne Markham Fund
  • Margaret T. Morris Children's Fund
  • Ophthalmic Science Foundation
  • Prescott Gateway Music & Art Fund
  • Strengthening Rural Arizona North Central Region Fund
  • Yavapai County Administrative Endowment
  • Yavapai County Community Foundation Children's Fund
  • Yavapai County Fund for the Environment
  • Yavapai County Healthcare Fund

Project Fund

  • ACF North Central Region Fund

Collaborative Funds

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  • Education Foundation of Yavapai County—This fund is dedicated to encouraging educational excellence in Yavapai County. Through it, an annual awards banquet honors outstanding teachers in county schools and mini-grants are made available for special classroom projects. Many small contributions have been made to this fund, including one dollar gifts from Prescott-area schoolchildren.
  • Friends of the Prescott Airport—This fund is for the public/private partnership to raise money to build a new terminal at the Ernest A. Love Airport which is needed for the economic development of the region.
  • Gato Community Gives - This fund provides healthy, freshly prepared meals to individuals who may be socially isolated, economically challenged, or not have the ability to prepare meals in their homes due to physical limitations. The fund provides no-cost meals to individuals and nonprofit organizations that request them.
  • Greater Prescott Outdoors Fund—This collaborative fund is the culmination of Open Space Alliance of Central Yavapai County, Yavapai Trails Association, Prescott Alternative Transportation, Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance and the Over the Hill Gang. This fund would like to expand opportunities for active outdoors enthusiasts in support of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Hungry Kids Project—The primary fundraiser for this fund is Dr. Ron Barnes. Barnes saw the need for nutritious food for children who received free or reduced lunches during the days they were not in school. The Hungry Kids project provides backpacks with two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners to these students on Friday afternoons.
  • Verde Valley Tax Credit Coalition—The purpose of this coalition is to increase donations through the AZ tax credits opportunities for individual member organizations in the Verde Valley. Organizational members are Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity, Verde Valley Senior Center, Verde Valley Sanctuary, Inc., Old Town Mission, Cottonwood Lions Club Foundation, Verde Valley Caregivers Association, House of Ruth Pregnancy Care Center, and Angie’s House Inc.

Nonprofit Funds

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  • Adult Day Care Charitable Fund of Northern Arizona—Adult Care Services’ mission is to provide “Quality Care, Quality Service and Quality of Life to those we serve."
  • Arizona Wildfire Council, Inc.—This fund supports the organization's mission to develop professional and safe responses in the wildland environment by offering training and education that meets or exceeds the National Wildfire Coordinating Group standards.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Central Arizona Reserve Fund—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona enables all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
  • Bradshaw Mountain Wildlife Association & Endowment Fund - This fund supports the organization's mission to rescue and rehabilitate injured, orphaned and abused wildlife.
  • Camp Verde Library Endowment Fund—The Camp Verde Library Endowment supports and promotes a permanent Endowment Fund to accept contributions and gifts for the long term benefit of the Camp Verde Community Library. The Endowment is dedicated to bringing people and resources together to support the Camp Verde Community Library.
  • Central Arizona Land Trust Endowment Fund—The mission of Central Arizona Land Trust is to preserve and protect open space, wild habitat, working agricultural lands and the scenic and cultural values of north-central Arizona for future generations.
  • CCJ Home Repair Endowment Fund—Home Repair improves the quality of life for low-income homeowners in the Greater Prescott Community by providing health and safety repairs.
  • Coalition for Compassion and Justice Endowment Fund—The mission of Coalition for Compassion and Justice is to provide vital services, education and advocacy for those living in poverty, leading to self-sufficiency and a fair and just community for all.
  • Disabled American Veterans – Chapter 16 Endowment Fund—This organization is dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.
  • Fiona Reid Scholarship Fund—The interest from this fund will be used to support scholarships to Highlands Center’s very popular summer, fall and spring break camps for area youth. The money for the fund was donated by numerous volunteers, members, parents and youth campers involved with the Center to honor retiring Education Director Fiona Reid. Fiona served as Education Director for ten years, touching the lives of thousands of children with her passion and love of the outdoors. Fiona had a special gift to create fun, highly engaging camps that would inspire children to enjoy and learn about the Natural History of the Central Arizona Highlands. She also created special bonds of friendship between herself, and all the children she worked with. Fiona retired in January 2012.
  • Friends of the Prescott Public Library Fund—Friends of Prescott Public Library enhances the library through fundraising, advocacy, and volunteerism.
  • Friends of the Prescott Valley Public Library Endowment Fund—The Friends of the Prescott Valley Public Library opened a fund so they could continue their efforts to support the library to acquire new books and equipment, as well as support programs and activities such as the Children's Summer Reading Program. 
  • Granite Dells Preservation Fund - The foundation works to preserve the Granite Dells, an incredibly unique landscape and important wildlife habitat in the heart of Yavapai County. 
  • Highlands Center for Natural History Endowment Fund—The Highlands Center helps children and adults discover the wonders of nature and become wise caretakers of the land. With the belief that everyone has a fundamental need to connect with the natural world The Center fosters this connection through outdoor-science education based on observation and discovery of the Central Arizona Highlands.
  • Manzanita Outreach Endowment Fund - Ending hunger in the Verde Valley is not a food problem, it's a distribution problem. Manzanita Outreach is solving this problem by identifying the gaps within the food-assistance supply chain. Manzanita Outreach collaborates with community partners and fill those gaps. 
  • MATFORCE Reserve Fund - MATFORCE is committed to working in partnership to build healthier communities by striving to eliminate substance abuse and its effects.
  • Phippen Museum Endowment—The Phippen Museum's mission is to preserve and exhibit museum quality Western art, and educate the public about the unique heritage, history, legends, and influence of art of the American West. The Museum opened in 1984 and was named after Arizona resident and founding member of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen.
  • Prescott Area Shelter Services—Prescott Area Shelter Services provides temporary shelter for women and thier children for up to 90 days. Clients are given a case manager to help them identify community resources, transportation to job interviews, transportation vouchers once employment is secured, and school supplies for their children. 90% of the clients who stay at the shelter are able to transition into permanent housing.
  • The Prescott College Fund—Prescott College educates students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world community and environment. The College regards learning as a continuing process and strives to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives while achieving a balance between self-fulfillment and service to others.
  • Prescott Community Cupboard Reserve Fund—Prescott Community Cupboard was founded in 1973. For 46 years, the Prescott Community Cupboard has been providing individuals and families in the Prescott Area with temporary food assistance.
  • Prescott Creeks Endowment Fund—The mission of Prescott Creeks is to achieve healthy watersheds and clean waters in central Arizona for the benefit of people and wildlife through protection, restoration, education and advocacy. 
  • The Prescott Meals on Wheels Endowment Fund—The Prescott Meals on Wheels program provides one hot nourishing meal per day, both in a congregate setting and to our homebound clients.
  • Prevent Child Abuse Arizona Reserve FundPrevent Child Abuse Arizona is a statewide organization and has been the state's leading child maltreatment prevention organization for over 30 years. Through programs, training, and advocacy, PCA Arizona implements strategies to keep children safe and support families in our communities.
  • Rescue a Golden of Arizona - An all volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue, evaluation, and placements of Golden Retrievers who lost their home through no fault of their own. Network spans the entire state of Arizona and sometimes beyond.
  • The Smoki Museum Endowment Fund—The mission of the Smoki Museum is to instill understanding and respect for the indigenous cultures of the Southwest. 
  • West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation—To help residents throughout these communities obtain the mental health services they need, the West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation raises funds for a number of programs the Clinic offers.
  • Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Endowment—Provide Children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
  • Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation Reserve - Provides grants to fund the unmet needs of children in foster care in Yavapai County. The Foundation has many other types of services such as a family visitation center, training, and transportation expenses for CASAs.
  • Yavapai County Food Bank Endowment Fund - Supports the operations of the Yavapai County Food Bank.
  • Yavapai Humane Society Endowment Fund—The mission of the Yavapai Humane Society is to promote and protect the health, safety, and welfare of pets.
  • Yavapai Symphony Association Reserve Fund—The mission of the Yavapai Symphony Association is to provide high-quality classical music performances for and to develop, promote, and enhance classical musical appreciation in Yavapai County.
  • YMCA's of Yavapai County - This fund is for the capital campaign of the new facility in Prescott Valley.

Scholarship Funds

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  • The Camp Verde Healing Arts Scholarship Fund
  • Yarnell Hill Fire Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund