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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:

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Upcoming events and convenings across Arizona

Planned Giving 102: Plan Ahead for Success


Debi Bisgrove Community Philanthropy Center at ACF, 2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B, Phoenix


Thursday, February 21, 2019


11:30 AM - 2:30 PM


Planned giving series


The Arizona Community Foundation Center for Planned Giving invites you to join us for the first workshop in the Planned Giving 100 Series.

Planned Giving 102: Plan Ahead for Success: Building a Basic Planned Giving Program focuses on simple, basic planned gifts including bequests, gifts of stock, and gifts that transfer on death, like life insurance and IRA charitable distributions.

Register online


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