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.

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

Western Region Estate Planning Day


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


Thursday, May 02, 2019


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Seminar for professional advisors


Join us for the Western Region Estate Planning Day hosted by the Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma and presented by Jonathan Tidd, J.D., CLU, ChFC. Professional advisors from western Arizona, including Yuma, Parker, Lake Havasu, and Bullhead City are invited to learn more about charitable gift planning. 

Discussion topics include:

  • Why and how people make charitable contributions
  • Working with nonprofits and their clients to make charitable gifts using real estate
  • Recent court cases and rules highlighting planning considerations for charitable giving

Your attendance may qualify for up to three hours of continuing education credits.

Jonathan Tidd, J.D., CLU, ChFC is a leading lawyer whose practice specializes in advising on charitable gift planning issues and the complex tax and legal aspects of gift planning. Jonathan's articles on charitable gift planning have appeared in the Journal of TaxationEstate Planning; TaxesThe Tax MagazineTrusts & Estates, and other professional journals. 



ACF of Yuma