The Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff has announced that it will match up to $110,000 in gifts to its Flagstaff/Northern AZ COVID-19 Community Response Fund, dollar-for-dollar, to assist nonprofit organizations and community groups in all of northern Arizona who are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The community response fund will support the health and well-being of our friends and neighbors most directly affected by the COVID-19,” said Pats Shriver, Regional Director, ACF of Flagstaff. “While we remain hopeful that preventative measures will minimize the spread of the outbreak in northern Arizona, the time to act is now.”
Gifts to this fund will be restricted to support Flagstaff and Northern Arizona nonprofits facing an increased demand for services from clients and communities as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. ACF of Flagstaff is committed to working with other funding partners and community collaborators to move resources quickly and adapt to evolving community needs in order to support gaps not covered by state or federal relief funding. All contributions will be distributed to nonprofit organizations swiftly as needs arise.
To contribute to the Flagstaff/Northern AZ COVID-19 Community Response Fund, visit azfoundation.org/covid19 and select the ‘Flagstaff’ tab.
Local nonprofits in need of financial support in response to the spread of COVID-19 are encouraged to visit azfoundation.org/Covid19Grants.
Earlier this month, the Arizona Community Foundation established a statewide fund to support nonprofits as they serve those most vulnerable to the economic and health-related impacts caused by the pandemic. Since its establishment, the fund has doubled in size to over $1 million, thanks in large part to a generous $500,000 gift from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation last week. As the local affiliate of ACF, ACF of Flagstaff is able to tap into these statewide resources, while ensuring local donations support needs within our service area.
For more information, contact Pats Shriver at PShriver@azfoundation.org or call 928.526.1956.
Founded in 1987, the Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff is a permanent philanthropic endowment for the benefit of communities in Flagstaff and Northern Arizona. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board 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 $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.