Desert Mountain
Community Foundation

The Desert Mountain Community Foundation provides the Desert Mountain community with tax-advantaged giving options to support community organizations and Desert Mountain employees through the DMCF Scholarship Fund. 

The Scholarship Fund provides need-based support to eligible Desert Mountain employees, their spouses, and dependent children and grandchildren, as these individuals pursue their educational goals. The scholarship program is also open to employees of CCMC, the company that provides professional management to the Desert Mountain Homeowners Associations. Read more about scholarships awarded by the Desert Mountain Community Foundation on the Scholarships page.

The Desert Mountain Community Foundation has over $717,000 in assets and has awarded nearly $266,250 in scholarships to students.

A caring investment for a strong community

Giving to the Desert Mountain Community Foundation offers flexible, tax-advantaged options for donors, and provides major funding for nonprofit organizations that are focused on improving our community and the communities surrounding Desert Mountain.

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Our affiliation with the Arizona Community Foundation provides the advantages and economy of established centralized management and administrative resources, while our Advisory Board focuses its knowledge and expertise on the community’s unique needs. Gifts to Desert Mountain Community Foundation are held and managed as part of a permanent endowment. Endowed funds maximize donor gifts, improving the welfare of the community today while leaving a legacy for future generations.

Helping Hands Employee Hardship Fund

The Desert Mountain Community Foundation has launched a new tax-advantaged fund called Helping Hands. The sole purpose of the Helping Hands fund is to assist DMCF employees and their legal dependents who face a significant, temporary financial hardship caused by a sudden, unexpected event beyond their control. The program is overseen by a review committee. DMCF and Desert Mountain Master Association have provided tax-deductible seed money to establish the fund.