Originally Published: December 31, 2017 5:50 a.m.
In preparation for their annual competitive grants processes, the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County and the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona invite representatives of local nonprofit organizations, public schools, municipalities and Tribal entities to attend one of four upcoming grant workshops in Prescott and Sedona. Topics to be covered at the workshops include application instructions, eligibility requirements, guidelines and an overview of the online grants center and application process.
All four workshops are scheduled in January and attendance is mandatory for any organization wishing to apply for grants. Registration is required and space is limited. The workshops are free and open to all nonprofit representatives.
Grant Application Workshop – Prescott, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Yavapai College Prescott, Building 3, Room 119, 1100 E. Sheldon St, Prescott. RSVP online at YavapaiGrantsJan9.eventbrite.com
Grant Application Workshop – Clarkdale, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus, Community Room, 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale. RSVP online at SedonaGrantsJan11.eventbrite.com.
Grant Application Workshop – Camp Verde, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Camp Verde Library, Terracotta Room, 130 Black Bridge Rd, Camp Verde. RSVP online at SedonaGrantsJan18.eventbrite.com.
Grant Application Workshop – Prescott Valley, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 19. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Prescott Valley Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle, Prescott. RSVP online at YavapaiGrantsJan19.eventbrite.com.
The 2018 competitive grant process will begin Friday, Feb. 9, with final applications due no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 2. Grant applicants must provide services within Yavapai County geographic boundaries.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County awarded $488,437 through the 2017 competitive grants process and Arizona Reads Now, its early childhood literacy project. Grant funding may be awarded in interest areas including youth programs, social services, healthcare, eye care, music and art, the environment, and to support local law enforcement agencies’ canine units.
Local staff are available to answer questions and assist nonprofit organizations during the application process. For more information, contact Regional Philanthropic Advisor Lisa Sahady at 928-583-7815 or LSahady@azfoundation.org. Visit Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County’s website at www.azfoundation.org/Yavapai.