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Grants to Arizona Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Programs that Benefit Local Residents

Santa Cruz Community Foundation (SCCF) Grant


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Funding Source
Community Foundation for Southern Arizona
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Geographic Focus
USA: Arizona: Santa Cruz County

Important Dates
Deadline: 10/27/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to Arizona nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for a range of charitable programs and services that directly benefit local residents. Funding is intended to strengthen communities and address local needs. Eligible proposals benefit the residents of Santa Cruz County.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
1. The applicant must be a 501(c)(3) in good standing, conducting charitable work in Santa Cruz County.
2. The organization must have local leadership in the form of a board of directors or advisory committee, local financial support, and local program management and accountability. In the case of nationally-sponsored organizations, no portion of the grant can be used to support the national, state or regional entity.
3. The proposed program must directly benefit people living in Santa Cruz County.
4. Grants are generally not made to individuals, for-profit organizations, government entities, capital fund drives, agency endowments, individual schools or for sectarian purposes.
5. The grant period is one year in duration. An agency can not apply for funding until all reports required for previous awards have been received.
6. Awards made by the foundation support organizations that do not discriminate in their employment practices, volunteer opportunities or delivery of programs and services on the basis of Race, Religion, Gender or Gender Identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), Gender Expression, Sexual orientation, Age, Ancestry, Citizenship, Ethnicity, Familial Status, Socioeconomic Status (economic circumstances), Color, Creed, Sex (including pregnancy), Phases of Parenthood, National Origin, Marital Status, Veteran Status (past, current or prospective service in the armed forces), Genetic Information, Physical Characteristics or Appearance, Mental or Physical Disability, Any other status prohibited by applicable law.

Pre-Application Information
Applications will be accepted from October 2 through October 27, 2023.

Only one application will be accepted per organization.

Estimated Size of Grant
Requests up to $5,000 will be considered.

Term of Contract
The grant period is for one year: December 1, 2023 – November 30, 2024.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Direct questions to:
Enedina Miller, Program Manager
(520) 209-1525

Kelly Huber, VP for Philanthropy
(520) 209-2858

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