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Grants to Arizona Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Tribal
Organizations for Programs to Benefit Local Residents

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Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) of Flagstaff

Conf. Date:

04/29/21

Deadline Date:

05/28/21 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Arizona nonprofit organizations, agencies, schools, and tribal organizations for programs to benefit local residents in eligible locations. Applicants must attend a virtual workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended for projects in a wide range of focus areas. Proposals must serve the Flagstaff area. 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.

The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff seeks to build on the strengths and assets of Flagstaff nonprofit organizations by offering a competitive grant program focused on Fields of Interest or initiatives in one or more of the following areas:

Flagstaff Education Fund: This fund shall be used exclusively to benefit organizations whose purpose is education, both public and private programs. 

Flagstaff P-12 Educational Resources Fund: The scope of this fund is to increase educational opportunities for children in preschool through 12th grade, their teachers and their families, in the community of Flagstaff, Arizona. For more information, see  P-12 Educational Resources fund guidelines in Supporting Documents below. 

Flagstaff Environmental Education and Conservation Fund: This fund is used exclusively to benefit organizations whose purpose it is to sustain the environment in Flagstaff. 

Flagstaff Healthcare Fund: The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit organizations whose purpose is to provide community health care services to the Flagstaff community. 

Flagstaff Music Education Fund: The scope of the fund is to exclusively benefit schools and organizations that provide music education to the Flagstaff community.

Pickard Arts & Culture Fund For Flagstaff: The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit organizations and schools providing Arts and Cultural services to the Flagstaff community.

Flagstaff Social Services Fund: The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit projects whose purpose is to provide social services (basic needs) in Flagstaff.

Flagstaff Victim Services Fund: This fund is to benefit organizations whose purpose it is to provide services to crime victims, their families, and others affected by crime.

Flagstaff Youth Fund: The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit organizations whose purpose is to promote and provide programs that benefit all youth in grades K-12 and younger. 

Flagstaff Animal Welfare Fund: This fund provides grants to local animal welfare organizations for a variety of programs including low-cost spay and neuter services, animal rescue and rehabilitation.

Flagstaff Substance Abuse Prevention Fund: The scope of this fund shall be used exclusively for researched-based prevention and reduction of substance abuse for youth (Preschool-12th grade) through information, education, advocacy, or innovative drug-free alternative activities.

For more information on the above funds, see https://www.azfoundation.org/Portals/0/Uploads/Images/Give-Where-You-Live/Flagstaff/Flagstaff%20Grant%20Guidelines2021FINAL.pdf#page=1.

For eligible uses of funding, see https://www.azfoundation.org/Portals/0/Uploads/Images/Give-Where-You-Live/Flagstaff/Flagstaff%20Grant%20Guidelines2021FINAL.pdf#page=3.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171548

Estimated Size of Grant:

Proposals may be submitted for any amount, there is no specified funding request range. Grants have typically been awarded from $750 to $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations, schools, government agencies, and tribal organizations are invited to apply for funding.

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.
• Organizations must demonstrate a non-discrimination policy regarding staff, employment, governing board and service delivery.
• 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.

Pre-proposal Conference:

In preparation for the grant cycle, we will offer grant application workshops for nonprofits who serve Flagstaff residents. The workshops are mandatory for organizations wishing to apply for funding in 2021.

Discussion topics include an overview of the new ACF grant portal, eligibility requirements, timeline, and elements of an effective application. Attend the workshop that works best with your schedule.

Workshop #1
- Tuesday, April 20, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (Arizona time). Virtual event.
- RSVP online: https://azfoundation.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtdeqhqT8rGNSrK7v1nacttNxN8GKDs63J

Workshop #2
- Thursday, April 29, Noon to 2:00 p.m. (Arizona time). Virtual event.
- RSVP online: https://azfoundation.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrc-yqrj0uH9Cxug35NJBAihR6vzh00Ppb

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline for 2021 Grant Making:
• Grant Application Workshops: April 20 and April 29
• Grant cycle opens: Friday, May 7, 2021
• Deadline: Applications are due on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 4:00pm, no exceptions
• Applicant Interviews July 14 – July 22, 2021 (mandatory and held virtually)
• Grant awards and decline letters sent by August 28, 2021
• 24th Annual Grants Event: September 22, 2021, Riordan Mansion State Historic Park (subject to change based on COVID regulations)
• If funded, 2021 Final Report Due by September 24, 2022.

Due to high volume of calls and inquiries as the deadline nears, organizations are encouraged to contact staff well in advance of the deadline with questions.

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

Contact Information:

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


Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=azfoundation

For more information, contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Gwen Groth at GGroth@azfoundation.org or call 928.526.1956.

For assistance with technical questions regarding the online registration and application, please contact the Competitive Grants Management Team at grants@azfoundation.org or 602-381- 1400.

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

Arizona Community Foundation
2201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 405B
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Grant Coverage Areas:

Proposals must serve the Flagstaff area. 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.

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