NOW OPEN: Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund 2017-2018 Grant Round

Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund held at the Community Foundation Announces 2017-2018 Grant Round

 

WHAT:        Today, June 26, 2017, the Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund is a donor advised fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, opens its 2017-2018 grant round for nonprofit organizations in Tucson and Flagstaff. Proposals must fall within established guidelines; only one application will be accepted per organization and are limited to a maximum of $5,000.  The grant period is for one year: October 1, 2017 – October 1, 2018.

The Lyons’ are inviting nonprofit organizations in Tucson and Flagstaff to submit an application for programs/projects that align with one of the following focus areas:

  1. Programs/projects that help people acquire the life skills needed to assist them in improving their employment opportunities.
  2. Programs/projects that help students (especially from minority backgrounds and/or those who are the first in their families to pursue a higher education) develop career advancement skills in order to become self-sufficient and succeed in life.
  3. Programs/projects that help veterans and their families access services they need in order to thrive.

All applications must be submitted through an online process with Common Grant Application. We strongly encourage you to review the tutorial video which contains important information on how to register/login and submit an application.  To view the video: click here.

First-time users of Common Grant Application: click here. If you have already applied for a grant using Common Grant Application you should have an account.  Returning users click here.

WHO:         The Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund is a donor advised fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA)

WHEN:       Applications open on Monday, June 26, 2017; deadline to submit grant applications is Monday, July 31, 2017, at midnight.

CONTACT:   Kelly Huber, Program Officer at khuber@cfsaz.org

 

ABOUT:        The Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund is a donor advised fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, awarding grants to nonprofit organizations in Tucson and Flagstaff with programs that directly benefit the underserved and focus on activities that enable them to become self-sufficient and self-sustaining. Phil and Carol Lyons set the funding priorities, review the applications, and recommend grants to the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona’s Board of Trustees. The Foundation administers the grant program.

For more information, visit www.cfsaz.org.