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Community Grants Awarded
With a focus on education and youth development, we recently awarded $137,500 in grants to 12 Arizona nonprofits.
Learn about the exceptional groups and programs we’re helping to support.
A New Leaf, Inc. - $15,000
Funding for the Early Childhood Education program at Phoenix Day in South-Central Phoenix. The program helps parents with decision-making skills and strategies to enhance their child’s learning.
Arizona Sustainability Alliance - $7,500
Funding for the Sow It Forward program, which offers fresh produce in food deserts for more than 25 schools. Using a garden, K-8 students engage in a "farmpreneur" education program to run a successful farm-to-market business.
Candelen (formerly Association for Supportive Child Care) - $15,000
Funding for the Play & Learn program in the Prescott area. The program provides hands-on opportunities for brain development and school readiness as part of its literacy initiative.
Diocesan Council for the Society of St Vincent de Paul Diocese Phoenix - $7,500
Funding for the Dream Center Educational Enrichment for At-Risk Kids. The center supports and accelerates learning for about 130 kids per night by keeping them on track with their studies and supplementing their education.
Live the Solution - $7,500
Funding for the Earn to Learn financial wellness education and coaching program, which is also paired with a scholarship-matching program for first-generation college students.
Native American Connections (NAC) - $15,000
Funding for the Youth Programs in NAC’s Affordable Housing Communities. Programs provide K-12 youth with after-school and summer enrichment activities.
Save the Family Foundation of Arizona - $12,500
Funding for two children's programs: Little KidsWorks program, providing learning resources for children ages 0-5, and Youth Enrichment & Achievement, providing afterschool and summer programming for children ages 7-17.
Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) - $5,000
Funding for the Preschool Program at SARRC's Community School, serving 110 students. The school helps children with autism participate in inclusive and impactful educational opportunities.
Southwest Human Development - $7,500
Funding for the Educare Arizona program, which provides year-round, quality early education for at-risk children ages 0-5. The program currently serves nearly 200 children in the Balsz School District.
St. Joseph the Worker - $15,000
Funding for the Teen Workforce Initiative, supporting youth ages 16-24 who are not working or in school. The program serves about 4,500 youth and provides job readiness workshops, professional clothing, training and job opportunities.
The Launch Pad Teen Center - $15,000
Funding for the After School and Academic Mentorship Programs in the Prescott area. The programs serve more than 500 students ages 12 to 18.
United Way of Yavapai County - $15,000
Funding to support the Student Ambassador program, a community service-learning opportunity for high school seniors. Participants work in schools to gain leadership skills and earn funds to apply towards higher education.
Thanks to the participation and support of our members, we’re proud to continue to share success by assisting nonprofits in making a difference for children and young adults in Arizona.
Grants are awarded through an annual invitation-only application process with select partner nonprofits.