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Santa Cruz Community Foundation (SCCF) Grant

Grants to Santa Cruz County, Arizona Nonprofits
for Programs and Projects that Benefit Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) - Santa Cruz Community Foundation (SCCF)

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Grants of up to $5,000 to Santa Cruz County, Arizona nonprofit organizations for a wide range of charitable programs, projects, and/or services that directly benefit local residents. Eligible requests are those to support a specific program, and not for general support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153907

Estimated Size of Grant:

Requests up to $5,000 will be considered.

Term of Contract:

The grant period is one year in duration.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

- The applicant must be a 501(c)(3) in good standing, conducting charitable work in Santa Cruz County.
- 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.
- The proposed program must directly benefit people living in Santa Cruz County.


- Grants are generally not made to individuals, for profit organizations, government entities, capital fund drives, agency endowments, individual schools or for sectarian purposes.
- An agency can not apply for funding until all reports required for previous awards have been received.
- One of the funding source's guiding principles is to honor the rich diversity of the community and to promote equal opportunities for all people. Awards made by the Foundation’s various grant panels support organizations that do not discriminate in their employment practices, volunteer opportunities or delivery of programs and services on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, disability, ethnicity, marital status, familial status, gender identity, economic circumstances and/or veteran status.

Pre-Application Information:

Only one application will be accepted per organization.

Note: This is not a grant for general support. Choose a specific program as the focus of this request. Application deadline is September 29, 2017. All applications must be submitted through an online process with Common Grant Application (

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Contact Information:

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Contact Kelly Huber, Program Officer at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, at (520) 209-2858 or

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Santa Cruz County