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Grants to Northern Arizona Nonprofits and Agencies for
Youth, Education, Health, Social Services, and Arts Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) of Flagstaff

Conf. Date:

02/06/18

Deadline Date:

03/26/18 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Northern Arizona nonprofits, agencies, and tribal entities for programs that serve the residents of the Tuba City, Williams, and Page/Lake Powell areas. Applicants are highly encouraged to attend the grant workshops taking place on February 6 and 20, 2018. Proposals will be accepted in the areas of youth, education, social services, health and human services, and the arts.

The Foundation encourages proposals that demonstrate the following:
- Leverage matching funds
- Engage strategic, mission-driven collaborations/partnerships
- Build the capacity of the organization

Funding will be provided to:
- Support direct service projects and programs.
- Support capital expenditures. Grant amounts awarded through this funding opportunity typically cannot support “bricks and mortar” capital expenditures. Please review the funding range stated below.
- Support general operating support.
- Support for direct and indirect administrative costs associated with carrying out the program, such as staff salary/wages, project management, marketing, consultants, supplies, postage, travel, training or equipment, newly-acquired information technology, etc. will be allowed. Direct costs can also include directly attributable administrative support, legal or accounting functions, with distinct and measured effort on the project.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179969

Estimated Size of Grant:

Proposals may be submitted for any amount, as there is no specified funding request range. Total awards will depend on total funds available for the grant cycle. Grants have typically been awarded from $500 to $4,000. Not all grant applications may be funded, partially funded, or fully funded. Funding will be discussed in detail at the grants workshop.

Term of Contract:

Funding will be provided to support one-year and/or renewable funding proposals; however, there is no guarantee for second year funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Any Arizona 501(c)(3) organization, government agency, and tribal entity that operates with fiscal accountability and responsibility. Religious organizations may apply for funding of non-sectarian programs.

- Organizations must serve the residents within the Greater Williams, Page/Lake Powell, or Tuba City areas

- 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 website: http://www.azfoundation.org. Submission of an incomplete profile will result in a declined application.

- Organizations without 501(c)(3) status must use a fiscal agent to apply on their behalf. Fiscal agents must have a visible profile on the ACF website, and also be a 501(c)(3) organization.

- Organizations must be in good standing with the IRS at the time of review or the submitted application(s) will be immediately declined.

- Applications that support event sponsorships or fundraising events cannot be considered.

Immediate Geographic Area
- Greater Williams Community Fund: Organizations must serve the residents within the Greater Williams geographical boundaries, and areas serviced by the Williams Unified School District.
- Page/Lake Powell Community Fund: Is proximate to Page/Lake Powell and refers to programs that specifically benefit residents of the area.
- Tuba City Community Fund: Organizations must serve the residents within the Tuba City boundaries and proximate area and that the programs benefit Tuba City residents.

Pre-proposal Conference:

2018 Northern Arizona Grants Workshops

In preparation for their annual competitive grants processes, the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff invites representatives of Tuba City and Williams area nonprofit organizations, public schools, municipalities and Tribal entities to attend one of three upcoming grant application workshops.

Topics to be discussed at the workshops include application instructions, eligibility requirements, guidelines and overview of the online grants center and application process, and the new Northern Arizona Community Healthcare Grant.

Attendance is highly encouraged for any organization wishing to apply for grants. Registration is highly encouraged and space is limited. You may register using the links in Contact Information below or by contacting Gwen Groth. Please indicate which workshop you would like to attend. The workshops are free and open to all nonprofit representatives, and light snacks will be provided.

Grant Application Workshop - Tuba City
Tuesday, February 6 from Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation, Vermilion Cliffs Conference Room
167 North Main Street, Tuba City
RSVP online by February 2

Grant Application Workshop - Williams
Tuesday, February 20 from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.
St. John’s Church, Walker Hall
202 W. Grant Avenue, Williams
RSVP online by February 15

Pre-Application Information:

The online application for grants will open on March 5, 2018. Complete applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 26 to be considered.

All users will be required to update and complete their organizational profile before being able to submit any grant application. Do not wait until the deadline date to apply. Due to the high volume of calls and inquiries 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 may have limited access to ACF technical support. Please allow 24 hours for a response from staff.

Contact Information:

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

Register for the February 6, 2018, grants workshop:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grant-application-workshop-tuba-city-tickets-41843068745

Register for the February 20, 2018, grants workshop:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grant-application-workshop-williams-tickets-42016302893

How to Apply Online:

If your organization has an ACF profile, go to the Arizona Community Foundation's grants page on their website at http://www.azfoundation.org/grants

If your organization does not have a registered ACF profile:

If your organization needs to be registered, please go to http://www.azfoundation.org/grants to sign up. Once you are registered, you may begin the process by starting a new application. You may also edit organizational information once you have logged in and attached your organization to your profile.

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.

Note: Add no-reply@gdg.do to your contact list to ensure automated messages generated by online grants system do not end up in spam.

How to Get Help:

Please contact Pats Shriver, Northern Regional Director, or Gwen Groth, Philanthropic Services Coordinator, for questions regarding eligibility at pshriver@azfoundation.org or ggroth@azfoundation.org or 928-526-1956.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona: Greater Williams, Page/Lake Powell, or Tuba City areas