NOW CLOSED: Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund 2018-2019 Grant Round

The Phil and Carol Lyons Family Fund is a donor-advised fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, opens its 2018-2019 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, 2018 – September 30, 2019.

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.
  4. Programs that help refugees access the services they need to settle and build their families and careers.

The application window for 2018-19 grants has closed. Applicants will be notified after grant decisions are made.

For questions concerning an application, please contact Andrea Carmichael at or by phone at (520) 447-8927.