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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

Gila Valley Grants Celebration


Graham County General Services Building - Assembly Room 921 W. Thatcher Blvd. Safford, AZ


Tuesday, September 17, 2019


4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Community celebration


The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley and the members of the local Board of Advisors invite you to join us as we honor those whose efforts and generosity support nonprofit organizations in Graham and Greenlee counties. The 2019 Grants Presentation and Celebration will honor the 2019 Grant Awardees, 2019 Graham County Nonprofit of the Year, 2019 Greenlee County Nonprofit of the Year, 2019 Graham County Volunteer of the Year, and 2019 Greenlee County Volunteer of the Year.

Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments as well as the company of friends and neighbors while we recognize the individuals and nonprofit organizations that make our community extraordinary.

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ACF of the Gila Valley