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Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) of Yuma Grant

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Government or Tribal Entities, and
Universities in Eligible Areas to Address Community Needs

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Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) - Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) of Yuma

Conf. Date:

07/14/21

Deadline Date:

08/13/21 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Arizona nonprofit organizations, government or tribal entities, and universities in eligible areas to address community needs. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the focus areas of youth, health care, and arts and culture, and for unrestricted programming. Organizations must serve the residents within the Yuma County geographic boundaries.

Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma encourages proposals that:

  • have significant community impact which provide benefits for the largest number ofpeople possible, with a modest investment of funds
  • 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
  • support underserved and unrepresented populations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160255

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant proposal accepted for a minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Requirements
- Organization without 501(c)(3) status must use a fiscal agent to apply on their behalf. Fiscal agents must be a 501(c)(3) organization. A copy of the agreement between the fiscal sponsor and the sponsored organization is required. Applications that are missing the required documentation will be considered incomplete and will not be forwarded for review by the grant committee.
- 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 and visible profile on ACF’s grant portal:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=azfoundation.
- Organizations must be in good standing with the IRS at the time of review or else the submitted application(s) will be immediately declined.
- School district or a school within a school district
- Government or tribal entity, or a university
- Proposed projects must serve the residents in Yuma County.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Grant Application Workshop #1 Tuesday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event - RSVP online: https://azfoundation.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMlc-qoqDsoE9QnmUmATwydm6KIDPNTT1y4

Grant Application Workshop #2 Wednesday, July 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Virtual Event - RSVP online: https://azfoundation.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0ucequpjgjGdLPv8nybC_ewsRmbfltIV5e

In preparation for the annual competitive grant cycle, ACF of Yuma and the San Luis Community Fund will host two grant application workshops. These workshops will equip nonprofit leaders with the tools and knowledge needed in order to complete the grant application. Nonprofits are strongly encouraged to attend a grant workshop; the same material will be provided at each workshop so you can attend whichever one works best for your schedule.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline for 2021 Grant Making
• Request for Applications announced to the community in June 2021.
• Grant cycle opens July 12, 2021 at 9:00am.
• DEADLINE: Applications are due August 13, 2021 at 5:00pm; no exceptions.
• Advisory Board will make final recommendations by October 2021.
• Grant awards and decline notifications out by October 19, 2021
• If funded, Final Report Due by November 1, 2022.

All applicants must complete or update their organizational profile before they submit their application.

Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma will typically accept no more than one proposal from a qualified organization.

Due to the high volume of calls and inquires as the deadline nears, organizations are encouraged to contact staff well in advance of the deadline with any questions. During the last week of any grant cycle’s duration, you will have limited access to ACF technical support.

More information:
https://www.azfoundation.org/Grants-Loans/Investing-in-our-Communities

How to Apply:
https://www.azfoundation.org/Grants-Loans/Current-Grant-Opportunities

Contact Information:

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

Apply online (from Monday, July 12): https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=azfoundation

Please contact Cameron Frost to discuss any part of the grant application process at
Cfrost@azfoundation.org or at 928-539-5343.

Organizations uncertain of their eligibility may inquire by sending an e-mail to grants@azfoundation.org.

For assistance with the web site, including organizational profile and the online application, please
contact the ACF Grants Management Team at 602-381-1400 or grants@azfoundation.org.

Arizona Community Foundation of Yuma
350 W. 16th Street, Suite 304
Yuma, AZ 85364

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