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Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Agencies, Educational Institutions, and Tribal Entities to Benefit Residents in Eligible Locations

Flagstaff Competitive Grants


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Funding Source
Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) of Flagstaff
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Geographic Focus
USA: Arizona: Flagstaff

Important Dates
Deadline: 05/23/23 4:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to Arizona nonprofit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and tribal entities in eligible locations to benefit the community. Funding may be used for capital projects, operating support, and capacity development. Eligible applicants include a wide range of organizations serving residents of Flagstaff. 

Funds can be used to:

  • Build the capacity of the organization
  • Support direct service projects and programs
  • Support capital expenditures. Please review the funding range available through this grant
  • Provide general operating support and indirect/direct administrative costs
  • Support one-year and/or renewable funding proposals (there is no guarantee for second year funding)


Additional Eligibility Criteria
You will be required to disclose if your organization meets the criteria listed below before you get access to the application.
• The applicant organization is fully authorized by its board and other applicable
partners/collaborators to submit this application.
• Has your organizational profile been updated? Please check mailing addresses and contact information.
• Is your organization (or fiscal sponsor) a 501(c)(3) organization, school, municipality, or tribal entity that operates with fiscal accountability and responsibility? Religious organizations may apply for funding of non-sectarian programs.
• I have downloaded the latest guidelines and questions document.
• I understand that my application will not be reviewed by the grant panel if it is incomplete.
• ACF requires all applicants for grants to comply with its non-discrimination policy. Please confirm that the organization applying for this grant does not unlawfully discriminate against employees, volunteers, board members, or the members, clients, or students it serves on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
• If your organization is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is your tax-exempt status current? Applications from organizations with a non-exempt status at the time of submission will be declined.
• I understand that, if funded, a report on expenditure of funds will be due approximately one year from the funding date. I will receive notification of this date, and instructions for completing this report, through email. Should I not receive this notice, I will contact ACF for instructions.
• My project or program will serve residents of Flagstaff. This is based on donor intent when funds were established.
• I understand my organization must attend a mandatory interview with the grants panel and collaborative donors.
• If your organization received a grant in 2021, you must have completed the final report for that grant by the 2022 deadline. If a final report was not submitted by the deadline, this will result in a declined application.

Proposals must specifically benefit the residents of Flagstaff. The approximate area covered by the Flagstaff Metropolitan Planning Organization including, Bellemont on the west, Kachina Village and Mountainaire on the south, Winona on the east, and San Francisco Peaks on the north and also will include the Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) service area.

Pre-Proposal Conference
Grant Application Workshops (attendance at one is highly encouraged):

Grant Application Workshop #1
Tuesday, April 25
12:00 to 2:00 p.m. (Arizona time)
Virtual event

Grant Application Workshop #2
Thursday, April 27
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. (Arizona time)
Virtual event

Pre-Application Information
• Grant cycle opens: Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
• Deadline: Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. No exceptions
• Mandatory Interviews: June 20 – June 30
• Grant awards and decline letters sent via email by July 30, 2023
• Grant award checks presented in person on August 17.
• If funded, 2023 Final Report Due by August 30, 2024 (final reports are required)

The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff will accept only one application from each qualified organization.

Estimated Size of Grant
Grants have typically been awarded from $750 to $5,000.

Term of Contract
Please note that the funding period is approximately one year from the date the check is presented to the final report deadline. Funding is not retroactive.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Please contact Gwen Groth, Regional Philanthropic Advisor, for questions regarding eligibility at or 928.526.1956.

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

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