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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.

Facts & Figures

Our Philanthropic Agenda is a set of community investment priorities around which donor interest is strong, financial resources are available and community needs are significant. 

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 39 years, ACF's social investment strategy focuses on the following five areas:

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

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Upcoming events and convenings across Arizona

Greenlee County Grant Workshop


Clifton Public Library 102 School Street, Clifton


Tuesday, March 28, 2017


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Nonprofit grant workshop


Presented by Arizona Community Foundation of Gila Valley

The annual competitive grants process for the Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley will provide opportunities for financial support to nonprofit organizations serving residents of Graham and Greenlee Counties. To learn more about the application process and elements of an effective application, representatives of nonprofit organizations, government agencies and Tribal entities are invited to attend one of two upcoming grant application workshops in Clifton and Safford.

Topics to be discussed during the workshops include the application timeline, eligibility requirements, guidelines and instructions for the Arizona Community Foundation online grants center. The content to be delivered at each workshop is the same; attend any workshop that works best for your schedule.
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ACF of the Gila Valley