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South32 Hermosa Community Fund Accepting Applications

The South32 Hermosa Community Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and its geographic affiliate, the Santa Cruz Community Foundation, supports nonprofit organizations based in Santa Cruz County. Supported areas include education and leadership, economic participation, good health and social well-being, and natural resource resilience.

South32 is a globally diversified mining and metals company. The South32 Hermosa Project is located in Southern Arizona in the Patagonia Mountains in Santa Cruz County. The project is approximately six miles south of the town of Patagonia, 50 miles southeast of Tucson, and 15 miles northeast of Nogales, Arizona. The company’s purpose is to make a difference by developing natural resources and improving people’s lives now and for generations to come.

Since its inception, the South32 Hermosa Community Fund has awarded 95 grants totaling $801,950.

Up to $80,000 will be available each cycle; requests up to $10,000 will be considered. Only one application will be accepted per organization during a fiscal year (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024).

This cycle is currently scheduled to open on June 9, 2023. Organizations will not be eligible to reapply until the current grant and reporting is completed.

Learn more about the requirements and submit an application.