• We are your community foundation!

    BIM-BLD090643The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona works with individuals, families and businesses to create charitable funds that support the causes the community cares about.

    These funds have more impact being pooled together, and support the critical work that nonprofits and educational institutions are doing in Southern Arizona.

  • What is a Community Foundation?

    CFSA COUPLEaCommunity foundations are grantmaking public charities that are dedicated to improving the lives of people in a defined geographic area.

    They bring together the financial resources of individuals, families, and businesses in a community, creating a pool of funds that support effective nonprofits to improve a community.

  • More than grantmaking, we lead.

    Ad campaign -girl w plantThe Community Foundation for Southern Arizona has always been more than a funder. Throughout our 35 year history, we have taken on the role of convener, facilitator, collaborator, and educator.

    As civic leaders, we are committed to bringing innovative philanthropic approaches to solving tough issues in Southern Arizona.

  • Let us help you make a difference.

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    If you’d like to learn more about your community foundation and how we can help you, please make an appointment! We’d love to hear from you.

    Please contact (520)770-0800 or philanthropy@cfsaz.org.


News & Events

  • Two Special Scholarships at CFSA

    Every year, the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona awards more than $350,000 in scholarships to students in Southern Arizona. Two of the scholarships are the…

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    We encourage you to use The Making Action Possible (MAP) Dashboard to make an educated and informed decision on the Pima County Bond. To…


    October 7, 2015

    3rd ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE FOR NONPROFITS TO CONNECT WITH FUNDERS TUCSON, Ariz. – The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), its partners and affiliates…