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ACF Philanthropic Agenda

To achieve our mission, the Arizona Community Foundation catalyzes the generosity of our donors and partners around our state’s pressing needs and opportunities, which form the basis for our Philanthropic Agenda.

Impact throughout the state

The Arizona Community Foundation supports its Philanthropic Agenda through our discretionary grantmaking and by leveraging our investments to achieve more significant and strategic impact.

Public policy engagement

The Arizona Community Foundation has established public policy priorities to drive change within each key area, as well as the broader philanthropic landscape.

Most importantly, we work with our donors and partners to explore and develop innovative ideas and solutions. With this mindset and based on the giving priorities of our donors over the past 40 years, ACF's social investment strategy focuses on the following five areas:

Supporting all of these investment priorities are the following initiatives and innovations:

Leading the conversation

Upcoming events and convenings across Arizona


Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:00 PM

Upcoming Professional Advisors Event

The SECURE Act - Changes in the Law of IRAs and New Charitable Contributions

Friday, September 25, 2020 10:00 AM

Upcoming Nonprofit Organizations Event

Planned Giving 201 - Talking to Your Donors about Tax Implications

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 2:30 PM

Upcoming Professional Advisors Event

Protecting Trans Adults & Children from Legal & Financial Challenges

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:00 PM

Upcoming ACF of Yuma Event

Heart of Yuma