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To prepare for their upcoming annual competitive grant cycles, the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma and San Luis Community Fund invite representatives of local nonprofit organizations, public schools, government agencies, and Tribal entities to attend one of three free grant workshops.
Each workshop will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Registration is required and space is limited.
GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP #1 – YUMA
Tuesday, July 16
Main Library, Yuma County District, 2951 S. 21st Drive, Yuma
GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP #2 – SAN LUIS
Thursday, July 18
1075 N. 6th Avenue, Room B., San Luis
GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP #3 – YUMA
Wednesday, July 31
Topics to be discussed include an overview of the ACF online grants center, grant guidelines, and elements of an effective application.
ACF of Yuma accepts funding requests for projects and programs that support youth, healthcare, arts and culture, and an unrestricted fund. Grant applicants must provide services within the geographic area of Yuma County. The San Luis Community Fund accepts funding requests for projects and programs that support youth, healthcare, and arts and culture. Grant applicants must provide services to residents of San Luis, AZ.
The 2019 competitive grants process for ACF of Yuma and the San Luis Community Fund will begin Monday, July 22, with final applications due no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 16.
Local staff are available to answer questions and assist nonprofit organizations during the application process. For more information, contact Regional Philanthropic Advisor Miguel Salcedo at 928.817.8843 or MSalcedo@azfoundation.org.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma has awarded more than $81,750 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. Listed below are the 20 Yuma County Scholars who are pursuing degrees in a variety of disciplines at Arizona Western College, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, and universities outside Arizona.
Since it was established in 1993, the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma has placed a high priority on education. Thanks to scholarship donors who blaze a trail for students to reach their educational and career aspirations, support for quality education for all will continue, year after year. The funds established by these generous individuals and families are also listed below.
Arizona Community Foundation Scholarship Fund
Barbara Shay Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Gene Shay Memorial Scholarship
Helen Dyar King Scholarship
Helene Thomas Bennett Health Career Scholarship
Jerome & Gale Glaser Scholarship
June Pallack Scholarship
Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship
Mabel Sassoe Kirsch Trust
Marion F. Griffin Memorial University of Arizona Agriculture Scholarship
Nikki Ferguson Healthcare/Business Scholarship
Riedel & Garcia Scholarship
Thomas Family Scholarship
Vanita A. Schwenn Scholarship Fund
Walter Keith Irwin Memorial Scholarship Fund
Yuma Unified Medial Associates Scholarship
If you would like more information about the Arizona Community Foundation scholarship program and ways you can support education in the Yuma-area community, contact Miguel Salcedo at MSalcedo@azfoundation.org or call 928.539.5343.
1075 N. 6th Ave. Room B, San Luis, AZ 85349
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