Applicants are invited to apply for the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County Grant Program.
Donor Name: Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County (ACFYC)
County: Yavapai County (AZ)
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $10,000 to $100,000
Grant Duration: Grant Duration Not Mentioned
ACFYC seeks to build on the strengths and assets of Yavapai County nonprofit organizations by offering a competitive grant program focused on Fields of Interest or initiatives in one or more of the following areas:
- Animal Welfare (Pat and Gerhard Kroenaur Animal Friends Fund) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit organizations within Yavapai County whose purpose it is to provide services directly to animals. These services include, but are not limited to, rescue, spay/neuter, vaccination, medical treatment, shelter, rehabilitation, and appropriate release to good homes or into the wild.
- Children (Margaret T. Morris Children’s Fund and Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County Children’s Fund) – The scope of the fund is to exclusively benefit children’s projects within Yavapai County.
- Environment (Yavapai County Fund for the Environment) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit projects to sustain the environment, as in protecting and preserving open spaces, vistas, wildlife habitat; and helping solve environmental problems such as air and water pollution through programs, projects, and education in Yavapai County.
- Eye Care for Children (Ophthalmic Science Foundation) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively support the needs of children in Yavapai County with visual impairments. Applicants must provide eye care for children with visual impairments, provide for educational needs of children with visual impairments or provide for care of children with visual impairments.
- Healthcare (Yavapai County Healthcare Fund) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively support medical, dental, and mental healthcare to underinsured and uninsured persons in Yavapai County.
- Law Enforcement Canine Units (Janet Codding Law Enforcement Canine Fund) – This fund is via invitation only. The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit law enforcement organizations in Yavapai County that utilize canines for law enforcement purposes, including but not limited to, patrol tracking, locating illegal drugs, search & rescue and locating cadavers.
- Music and Art (Prescott Gateway Music & Art Fund) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit projects whose purpose is to support music and art in Yavapai County.
- Social Services (Richard & Jonne Markham Fund) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit projects whose purpose is to provide social services in Yavapai County.
- Yavapai County Communities (Yavapai County Community Fund) – The scope of this fund is to exclusively benefit the residents located in the geographic area of Yavapai County.
Proposals will be considered for a funding range between $1,000 to $20,000.
Funds can be used to:
- build the capacity of the organization
- support direct service projects and programs
- support capital expenditures
- 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)
- 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.
- My organization has current tax-exempt status. Applications from organizations with a nonexempt 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 Yavapai County geographic boundaries. Sedona agencies must use funding to benefit residents of Yavapai County outside of Sedona (defined as outside the Sedona city limits). This is based on donor intent when funds were established.
- I have read all Field of Interest Fund descriptions provided below and understand that my organization is responsible for selecting the field that best fits the proposal.
- If your organization received a grant in 2023, you must have completed the final report for that grant. If a final report is not completed, this will result in a declined application.
- If an organization has submitted a grant application three years in a row and has not received funding in any of those three years, that organization will not be allowed to apply during the fourth year. Organizations will be notified before the grant application workshops if they are ineligible to apply for a 2024 grant.
For more information, visit ACFYC.