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

Benefits of Donor Advised Funds for Clients and their Families


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


Thursday, May 16, 2019


3:45 PM - 6:00 PM


Seminar for professional advisors


Join us for networking and the opportunity to hear from Denise E. McClain, Esq., and Nancy Amick, Ph.D., where you can learn more about donor advised funds for your clients. For more information contact Michael Ponzio at mponzio@azfoundation.org or 602.682.2068.


Professional Advisors