Arizona Community Foundation Extends Deadline for Graham Greenlee Grant Nominations

Deadline for submissions has been extended to August 30, 2022.

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley has extended the deadline for the public to nominate their community members for one of the following awards:

  • Graham County Nonprofit Organization of the Year
  • Greenlee County Nonprofit Organization of the Year
  • Ed and Angie Sawyer Volunteer of the Year (Graham County)
  • Greenlee County Volunteer of the Year

This is an opportunity to honor a volunteer or local nonprofit organization playing a vital role in strengthening the fabric of our community. Recipients of the awards will be recognized at the annual event hosted by the foundation which will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27. Online submissions can be cast at The webpage also contains links to the nominations in PDF form that can be emailed to Regional Philanthropic Advisor Colleen Iuliucci at or printed and mailed to the foundation’s office at 400 W. Fry Boulevard, Suite 6, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.

To be considered, nominations must be submitted online or postmarked no later than Wednesday, August 30. Registration for the annual signature event will open in mid-July; check back at for updates. 

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley was founded in 1997 as permanent philanthropic endowments for the enduring benefit of the southeast Arizona community. This family of charitable funds are guided by a local Boards of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by the Arizona Community Foundation.

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 $1.1 billion 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 $1.1 billion in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at