Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Catchafire Grants

CFSA’s Catchafire Grants offer significant operational support to regional nonprofits by connecting organizations with professional, virtual volunteers. From building a new website to video production, HR policy review to leadership coaching, Catchafire’s volunteers support nonprofits with over 160 different capacity-building projects.

Over the past two years, CFSA’s Catchafire grantees have completed more than $3.9 million in projects through their Catchafire memberships, representing 19,973 volunteer hours and 846 individual projects.

“The Catchafire grant has really helped us with so many aspects of moving HMN to Hummingbird Conservation Networks. But there is much left to do, and the opportunity to benefit from Catchafire volunteers is greatly appreciated,” shared Susan Wethington, Executive Director at the Hummingbird Monitoring Network.

Applications are now being accepted to join CFSA’s third cohort of Catchafire grantees.

As part of our commitment to increasing the resources available to nonprofits, CFSA is expanding our Catchafire Program in 2021 to offer 350 year-long memberships to nonprofit organizations in Southern Arizona. If an organization were to purchase an annual membership directly from Catchafire, the cost would be $2,000 a year.

“The professional volunteers that we matched with felt like an integral part of our team. The support they provided is continuing to play a significant role in the success of our projects,” shared Meredith Beed, Marketing & Community Relations Manager at YWCA of Southern Arizona.

To increase the reach of this effective program, we are continuing our partnership with other regional funders, including The David and Lura Lovell FoundationLegacy Foundation of Southeast ArizonaVitalyst Health Foundation, and Thomas R. Brown Foundations.

Selected nonprofit organizations will receive in-depth training, webinar support, and tech support throughout the process to maximize their Catchafire membership.

To apply, please complete a simple online form by July 7, 2021, at 5:00 PM MST.