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The annual competitive grants process for the Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise will provide financial support to worthy projects and programs serving residents of Cochise County. The online grant application is now open at www.azfoundation.org/grants. Completed applications must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8 to be considered.
Nonprofit organizations, public schools, government agencies and Tribal entities are invited to apply for funding to support projects and programs serving local communities. The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise accepts funding requests in amounts ranging from $250 to $5,000. Grant funding may be awarded in interest areas including health innovations, arts and culture, environment and sustainability, community improvement and development, and quality education. Projects must provide services within Cochise County. Last year, the Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise awarded nearly $61,000 in grants to 21 nonprofit organizations.
Local staff are available to answer questions and assist nonprofit organizations in the application process. If you have questions about the competitive grants process for the Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise, contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Rebecca Pickett at 520.505.3678 or RPickett@azfoundation.org. For assistance in completing your application, contact the Arizona Community Foundation grants management team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACF of Cochise honors nonprofit organizations during grant celebration
The Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise brought together volunteers, donors and nonprofit organizations at the annual Cochise Celebrates Giving community celebration on Tuesday, October 4, on the Sierra Vista Campus of Cochise College. The annual event showcases the work of local nonprofits and volunteers and celebrates the contributions of local philanthropists working to improve the quality of life in Cochise County
The third annual Carol Huddleston Volunteer of the Year award was presented to Chuck Hoyack for his outstanding contributions to the community in and around Douglas. Peach’s Pantry was recognized as the 2016 Nonprofit Organization of the Year. Nominations for both awards were received from local community members and winners were selected by a committee of volunteers from Cochise County.
This year, ACF of Cochise and its collaborative grant partner, the Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona, awarded over $107,000 in grants to 31 local community organizations to support projects that will improve the lives of children, families and veterans as well as protect animals and preserve the environment. Read more.
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