Leading the Conversation

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:

Leading the conversation

Upcoming events and convenings across Arizona

The Art of the Ask


Safford City Hall Annex, 808 S. 8th Avenue, Safford


Thursday, May 18, 2017


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Learning and connecting seminar


Presented by Arizona Community Foundation of Gila Valley

The seminar will focus on planned gifts and presenting is ACF Director of Planned Giving Judi Smith, CFRE, who has 30 years of experience in planned giving strategies. For more information or to RSVP contact Rebecca Pickett at RPickett@azfoundation.org or 520.505.3678.


ACF of the Gila Valley