SAFFORD—The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley has granted funding to five local nonprofit organizations providing immediate relief during the crisis. Funding has been distributed from the Graham/Greenlee COVID-19 Community Response Fund held at the Arizona Community Foundation. Nonprofits who have received immediate relief grant funding to-date include:
- Easter Seals Blake Foundation
- Hope, Inc.
- Mt. Graham Safe House
- Our Neighbor’s Farm & Pantry
- San Carlos Apache Wellness Center
Nearly 450 grants totaling over $4.7 million have been made throughout the state for immediate relief needs. You can donate to the Graham/Greenlee COVID-19 Community Response Fund at azfoundation.org/Covid19 by selecting the ‘Gila Valley’ tab. If your organization is in need of funding, visit azfoundation.org/Covid19Grants. For more information, contact Regional Philanthropic Coordinator Colin Shannon at 520.505.3678 or CShannon@azfoundation.org.
The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley is a growing and permanent collection of funds created by local residents for the benefit of communities in Graham and Greenlee counties. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by ACF.
Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $960 million in trust and endowment assets, and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $783 million in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.