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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

Grant Application Workshop Safford


Graham County General Services Bldg. 921 W. Thatcher Blvd. Assembly Room Safford, AZ 85546


Tuesday, April 02, 2019


2:30 PM - 4:00 PM


Grant application workshop


The annual competitive grants process for the Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise will provide opportunities for financial support to nonprofit organizations serving Cochise and surrounding area residents.

Topics to be discussed during the workshops include the application timeline, eligibility requirements, and instructions for the Arizona Community Foundation online grants center. The workshops are free to attend, and attendance is required if your organization plans to apply for grants.

Register online


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