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$33,500 in grants awarded to Gila Valley organizations

The 2016 competitive grants process for the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley culminated in the awarding of more than $33,500 in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations serving Graham and Greenlee counties.

2016 Grantees

  • Boys & Girls Club of Gila Valley received $2,300 for its Opportunity Club.
  • Duncan Public Library received $500 for its Lego Club.
  • Easter Seals Blake Foundation received $4,400 to support Incredible Years Dinosaur School in Safford.
  • Friend2Friend God’s Pantry received $4,300 for food and operating expenses for their Eliminating Hunger program.
  • Gila Valley Arts Council received $3,000 to support the educational component of Tucson Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Quintet.
  • Gila Valley Chorale received $2,300 for operating expenses.
  • New Life City Church received $2,300 to purchase bicycles for each child in Project Luke.
  • Pride Society received $400 to replace globes in street lamps.
  • Southeastern Arizona Clean and Beautiful received $4,300 to cover blight remediation activities in the Gila Valley.
  • Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services received $5,000 to increase the number of seniors they serve through their Meals Programs.
  • Southeastern Arizona Dementia Friendly Communities received $4,300 to recruit and train education volunteers.
  • University of Arizona Foundation received $400 to implement school gardens at Duncan Elementary and Duncan Head Start Schools.