Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff Grants

Arizona Community Foundation

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Deadline: Jun 1, 2020 3:00pm PDT

Grant amount: US $750 - US $5,000

Fields of work: Education Environment Environmental Conservation Art & Culture Community Services Animal Welfare - General Health & Medicine Human & Social Services Youth Services Crime Prevention & Justice Dental Health Environmental Stewardship Domestic Violence Environmental Education Sexual Assault/Abuse Police & Law Enforcement Diabetes Community Health Education Health Care Access & Delivery Music Education Show all

Applicant type: Indigenous Group, Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, General Operating Expense, Project / Program, Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project

Location of project: Coconino County, Arizona

Location of residency: Arizona

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Overview:

The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff was founded in 1987 and is dedicated to providing a continuing source of funding support to the Flagstaff nonprofit community. The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff is an affiliate of the Arizona Community Foundation (ACF). 

The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff’s mission is to create a culture of community philanthropy and to generate the financial capacity to provide support in perpetuity for vital community programs which meet the ever-changing needs of a vibrant Flagstaff community.

Awarding grants to Flagstaff’s nonprofit organizations is at the center of the Foundation’s service to the local community. In this effort grant applicants are our partners, bringing services and programs directly to people throughout the community. To help carry out this mutual goal, the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff provides a variety of funding opportunities that enable schools, organizations and community groups to carry out projects, and maintain ongoing, high-quality services and programs. 

Nonprofit organizations, schools, government agencies and tribal organizations are invited to apply for funding. To qualify for the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff grants, applicants must meet stringent criteria, including proving financial viability and lasting value. Through the generosity of donors across Flagstaff, the growing funds will continue to invest millions of dollars in our community.

Fields of Interest

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. For example, past recipients have included community classes for adult literacy and young authors summer camp scholarships.

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. Proposals must focus on Experiential Learning and the Whole Child.

Flagstaff Environmental Education and Conservation Fund: This fund is used exclusively to benefit organizations whose purpose it is to sustain the environment in Flagstaff. For example, past recipients have included youth summer forestry and environmental programs and general operating sustainability funding for a local environmental education center.

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. For example, past recipients have included education and awareness programs for juvenile diabetes and medical cost assistance for a reproductive health program.

Flagstaff Music Education Fund: The scope of the fund is to exclusively benefit schools and organizations that provide music education to the Flagstaff community. Services and programs shall include, but are not limited to, school music programs, music scholarships, cultural enrichment programs, music performances, and guest musicians. For example, past recipients have included a bilingual music show in school, scholarships for a children’s choir and operating expenses for a symphony.

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. Services and programs shall include, but are not limited to, artist in schools residencies, arts scholarships, visual art community showcasing, cultural enrichment programs, and operational support for arts in education. For example, past recipients have included dance studio facility improvement, youth poetry exhibition and a summer theater series.

Flagstaff Social Services Fund: The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit projects whose purpose is to provide social services in Flagstaff. For example, past recipients have included relative and caregiver assistance, homeless assistance, school-based services and general operating expenses.

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, in such areas as advocacy, protection, shelter, training, counseling, transition, and similar programs. For example, past recipients have included victim assistance/advocacy, crime scene cleanup, and general operating expenses.

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. For example, past recipients have included scholarships for local youth clubs and funding for career and financial education for middle school children.

Flagstaff Community Fund (Unrestricted): This fund is used to hold “unrestricted” dollars which can be granted towards projects that do not quite fit the typical fields of interest. Law enforcement, research programs and unique, limited projects have been awarded funds in the past.

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.

Dental Health Services (A Collaborator Field of Interest): Supporting programs and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to safe and effective preventive dental services is the goal. Additional guidelines below.

Proposals

The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff encourages proposals that:

  • Leverage matching funds.
  • Engage strategic, mission-driven collaborations/partnerships.
  • Build the capacity of the organization.
  • 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.
  • Provide general operating support.
  • Support one-year and/or renewable funding proposals; however, there is no guarantee for 2nd year funding
  • Support 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.

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