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

Planned Giving on a Shoestring


Centennial Center, Prescott


Friday, June 14, 2019


9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Estate Planning Day


The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County, along with ACF of Flagstaff and ACF of Sedona, invite you to join us for the annual Northern Arizona Estate Planning Day for the Planned Giving on a Shoestring session.

The discussion will be led by Bryan Clontz, PhD, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®, AEP®, RICP®, CBP. Clontz is the founder and president of Charitable Solutions, LLC. who specializes in charitable gift planning.

Discussion topics will include:

  • How to design and implement a plan to grow your endowment

  • Suggestions for engaging your board

  • Best practices for prospecting, cultivating, and recognizing donors

To honor your partnership in mobilizing enduring philanthropy for a better Arizona, this educational opportunity is presented at no cost to nonprofit organizations across Northern Arizona.

Register online


ACF of Yavapai County