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Green Valley/Sahuarita Community Investment Fund (CIF)

Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Health, Education,
Environment, and Community Development in Green Valley and Sahuarita

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

Deadline Date:

06/01/19

Description:

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Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, schools, government agencies, and universities for capacity building programs that benefit local communities in Sahuarita and the Green Valley region. Program areas include community and economic development, environment, education and training, and health and wellness. Applications must align with one of the following Community Priorities and Focus Area for the community.

Community and Economic Development:
- Increased Number of Businesses Developed, Attracted and/or Retained
- Increased Number of Job Opportunities
- Increased Attainable Housing
- Increased Public Transportation (either new development or expansion of current options)
- Increased Revenue Growth through Tourism
- Increased Number of People Generating a Sustainable Income
- Improvements in Community Infrastructure
- New Capital Invested in the Community

Education and Training:
- Increased School Readiness/Matriculation/Graduation Rates
- Increased Placement in Local Skilled Jobs
- Increased Teacher Retention Rates
- Increased Placement of Students in Post-Secondary Education Opportunities
- Increased Number of Students with Access to Quality STEM Education
- Increased Graduation Rates from Post-Secondary Institutions

Environment:
- Reduction of Blight
- Increased Availability and Usability of Public Lands
- Increased Public Awareness of Natural Resource Conservation and Stewardship
- Improvement in Watershed Health and Stewardship
- New Capital Invested in Renewable Energy or Other Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Health and Wellness:
- Additional Access to Healthcare Specialists
- Additional Access to Healthcare Facilities
- Increased Coordination of Healthcare Services
- Increased Access to Mental Health Services
- Decrease in Substance Abuse
- Decrease in Domestic Violence Incidents
- Decrease in Unhealthy Behaviors that Cause Chronic, Preventable Health Problems

Please note, the maximum indirect cost allowed by the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation is 6% of direct project costs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170488

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only IRS determined tax exempt entities such as nonprofits with a 501(c)3 designation, schools and government institutions are eligible for social investment dollars from the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation.

Applicants will be required to select at least one of the community outcomes listed and demonstrate how the organization is delivering on this outcome. The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation will not consider applications that do not deliver on at least one of the outcomes above.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Window: March 1 – June 1
Application Status Notification: September 1

Community Outcomes:
https://www.freeportinmycommunity.com/communities/community-outcomes

Contact Information:

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

Eligibility quiz and online application:
https://www.cybergrants.com/pls/cybergrants/quiz.display_question?x_gm_id=4250&x_quiz_id=4703&x_order_by=1

For questions about Community Investment Funds, please contact: foundation@fmi.com

Freeport-McMoran
333 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Green Valley and Sahuarita