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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

Professional Advisor Workshop


Main St. Café, 528 W. Main St., Safford, AZ 85548


Wednesday, May 17, 2017


11:30 AM - 2:00 PM


Professional advisor workshop


Presented by Arizona Community Foundation of Gila Valley

Join us for a workshop that will help you choose charitable assets that lead to maximum client satisfaction. Topics to be discussed include real estate, life insurance and qualified charitable distributions.

The workshop will be led by ACF Director of Planned Giving Judi Smith, CFRE, who has 30 years of experience in planned giving strategies. There is no cost to attend and a complimentary lunch will be served. RSVP to Rebecca Pickett at RPickett@azfoundation.org or 520.505.3678.


ACF of the Gila Valley