Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County Publishes Worthy Projects List for 2022

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County has published its annual Worthy Projects List, a document of programs and projects in need of more funding than was available during the foundation’s annual competitive grant cycle. This list gives potential donors insight into the specific needs of local nonprofits, confidence that the organization is in good standing with the IRS, and assurance that the project has been well planned and thought out.

Each year, ACF of Yavapai County awards funding to organizations serving local needs and residents through a competitive grant cycle. While the foundation is proud to support many projects and programs through this grant cycle, it cannot fulfill every submitted funding amount and request. As a service to the community, the grant panels compose a list of organizations in need of additional funding.

This year’s Worthy Projects List can be found at Organizations serving animal welfare, arts and culture, youth, economic development, education, emergency services and safety, environment, food insecurity, healthcare (including mental health and substance abuse), housing, social services, and veterans can all be found on this list.

For more information on the projects and how to donate, please contact Regional Philanthropic Advisor Sheri Denny by calling 928.583.7816 or email Organizations who wish to apply for a grant through the annual competitive grant cycle must attend a grant application workshop in January and the application opens in February of each year. Dates and details for the 2023 cycle are to be announced.

The Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County is a philanthropic endowment for the enduring benefit of our community. 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 $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

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