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Arizona Public Service (APS) Grant

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes
in Eligible Areas for Community Betterment Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Arizona Community Foundation and APS (Arizona Public Service)

Deadline Date:

08/21/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal entities in eligible locations to address community needs. Funding is intended to support programs and activities within the focus areas of community development, arts and culture, education, environment, and human services. Eligible programs benefit communities in the West Valley.

In addition, the APS Fund encourages and supports projects that meet the following criteria:

  • Serve a variety of ethnic, economic or cultural backgrounds
  • Include new or creative solutions to problems or issues
  • Involve volunteers and in-kind gifts that demonstrate community involvement
  • Foster cooperative efforts between organizations

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153612

Estimated Size of Grant:

Proposals may be submitted for a minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements:
- Any Arizona 501(c)(3) organization that has been in operation for a minimum of 3 years, government agency, or tribal entity that operates with fiscal accountability and responsibility. Religious organizations may apply for funding of non-sectarian programs.
- Organizations must demonstrate a non-discrimination policy regarding staff, employment, governing board and service delivery based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or national origin, and provide evidence of the policy.
- Organizations are required to have a completed a visible profile on ACF’s website: www.azfoundation.org. Submission of an incomplete organizational profile will result in a declined application.
- Organizations without 501(c)(3) status must use a fiscal agent to apply on their behalf. Fiscal agents must have a visible profile on the ACF website and also be a 501(c)(3) organization.
- Organizations must be in good standing with the IRS at the time of review or the submitted application(s) will be immediately declined.

As a general rule, the Fund does NOT support projects that:
- Relate to religious or political activities,
- Cover costs or expenses related to fundraisers,
- Sponsor events,
- Finance capital improvements

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is 5:00 PM, on August 21, 2020.

Applicants are advised not to wait until the deadline date to set up their organization’s profile and apply.

Timeline:
- Grant cycle opens: August 3, 2020
- Applications due: August 21, 2020, 5:00 PM
- Review committee makes final recommendations: by October 16, 2020
- Grant awards and decline letters out by November 5, 2020
- Final Report due: by October 2021

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://www.jlweb.co/prod1/portal/portal.jsp?c=4303310&p=7919503&g=7919523&_ga=2.253583241.1890519157.1526919565-472562938.1512771227

Direct questions to grants@azfoundation.org or call 602-381-1400.

Arizona Community Foundation
2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B
Phoenix, AZ 85016
info@azfoundation.org
602.381.1400

Grant Coverage Areas:

- North to Bell Road (extend boundary line west when Bell Road ends);
- West to 459th Avenue;
- South to Estrella/Gillespie Dam; and
- East to 19th Avenue

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: West Valley

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