TUCSON, Ariz., (Mar. 14, 2018) – The Santa Cruz Community Foundation (SCCF), an affiliate of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), has awarded $40,000 in grants, with funding spread among 12 local and regional nonprofit organizations that are working to improve the quality of life in Santa Cruz County. Since 2001, SCCF has granted more than $550,000 to local organizations through their competitive grant process.
“The Santa Cruz Community Foundation donors are proud to support these 12 change agents making profound improvements in the Santa Cruz community,” said Sabrina Hallman, Chair of SCCF Advisory Board.
Grants in this round of funding range from $2,000 to $5,000 for organizations serving needs in Santa Cruz County. This year’s grants were awarded to the following organizations:
- Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County, Inc.
- Construyendo Circulos de Paz/Circles of Peace
- Green Valley Assistance Services
- Literacy Connects
- Lowe House Project
- Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
- Our Family Services
- Santa Cruz Council on Aging, Inc.
- Santa Cruz Training Programs, Inc.
- Santa Cruz County Fair and Rodeo Association Foundation, Inc.
- Senior Citizens of Patagonia, Inc.
- Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and Museum
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About the Santa Cruz Community Foundation
An affiliate of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, the Santa Cruz Community Foundation (SCCF) is a permanent charitable resource that was founded in 2001 by area residents to empower their community to invest in itself. SCCF assists Santa Cruz County in preparing for the future by strengthening the community through the awarding of scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit www.cfsaz.org.