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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

Northern Arizona Estate Planning Day for Professional Advisors


The Centenniel Center of Prescott, 1989 Wineglass Dr., Prescott AZ


Friday, June 14, 2019


12:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Seminar for professional advisors


Join us for the annual Northern Arizona Estate Planning Day presented by the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County, in partnership with ACF of Flagstaff and Sedona. To honor your partnership in mobilizing enduring philanthropy for a better Arizona, this educational opportunity is presented at no cost to professional advisors across Northern Arizona. Your attendance may qualify for up to three hours of continuing education credits.

Bryan Clontz, PhD, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®, AEP®, RICP®, CBP is the founder and president of Charitable Solutions, LLC, Clontz specializes in noncash asset receipt and liquidation, gift annuity reinsurance brokerage, gift annuity risk management consulting, emergency assistance funds and life insurance appraisals/audits. His discussion topics will include case studies of complex charitable and estate planning dilemmas and solutions, as well as legal, tax, investment, insurance and financial planning techniques unique to each charitable case.

Lunch begins at noon, with the program starting at 1:00 p.m., and attendees are invited to stay after the seminar for a wine and cheese reception to mix and mingle. Please let us know if you have a dietary restriction so we can work to accommodate your need.

Register online


Yavapai County Professional Advisors