Grant Cycles

While statewide funding opportunities are available year-round, two grant cycles are available each spring for nonprofits serving Cochise and eastern Santa Cruz counties.

Timeline for 2024

Below are important milestones for the Patagonia Regional Community Fund grant cycle (open to nonprofits serving eastern Santa Cruz County) and ACF of Cochise grant cycle (open to nonprofits serving Cochise County).

WINTER

January 1: Patagonia Regional Community Fund grant application opens. Download the grant guidelines.

January 10: Patagonia Regional Community Fund grant application workshop takes place. Nonprofits are strongly encouraged to attend.

January 31: Patagonia Regional Community Fund Applications are due.

Late February: Patagonia Regional Community Fund applications are reviewed by grant panel.

SPRING

Early March: Patagonia Regional Community Fund grant award and decline notifications sent out.

April and May: Cochise workshops take place to prepare organizations for applying. These are mandatory in order to apply.

Mid May: Cochise grant cycle application opens. Only organizations who attended a grant application workshop may apply.

Early June: Cochise grant cycle applications are due. Only organizations who attended a grant application workshop may apply.

SUMMER

Mid-June through mid-July: Cochise grant applications reviewed.

Late July: Grant award and decline letters tentatively sent out.

Fall

Mid-October: Cochise Grant Awards Celebration tentatively scheduled. Grantees encouraged to attend.