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Quad Cities in Brief: Yavapai County foundation hosts workshop for local nonprofits

Yavapai County foundation hosts workshop for local nonprofits

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.

PV library book club

The PVPL Book Club will be starting 2018 by reading and discussing “The Nest” a novel by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. The group will meet each month on the third Thursday at 10:30 a.m. If you’re looking for a book club to join, check us out on Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Glassford Hill Room. Book clubs prove that books bring people together and the New Year is a perfect time to join our book club. The following books will be discussed: Jan 18: The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney; Feb. 15: Swing Time by Zadie Smith; March 15: The Light Between Oceans by M. Stedman; April 19: Small Great Things by Jodie Picoult.

Come on Down! YCPAC presents the Price is Right live

The suspense of live competition. The thrill of the showcase. The drama of guessing the actual retail price without going over. It all comes together at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, when Yavapai College Performing Arts Center presents “The Price is Right Live.” The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” and play classic games from television’s longest-running and most popular game show. Contestants can win cash, appliances, vacations and possibly even a new car by playing favorites like Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel and the fabulous Showcase! Playing to near sold out audiences for more than ten years, The Price Is Right Live has given away over 12 million dollars in cash and prizes to lucky audience members all across North America. Produced by FremantleMedia North America and licensed by FremantleMedia, The Price is Right™ is the longest-running game show in television history and loved by generations of viewers. Tickets for The Price is Right Live start at $29. For reservations or more information, please contact the YCPAC Box Office, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, Prescott, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or call 928-776-2000 (or 877-928-4253 toll free) or visit www.ycpac.com.