Since 1980, the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona has distributed more than $200 million to regional nonprofits and educational institutions. Dollars have been directed toward programs spanning animal welfare, arts and culture, community development, education, environment, health and human services, and so much more.
CFSA provides more than $10 million each year in direct support to charitable organizations that improve the quality of life in Southern Arizona through Competitive Grant Rounds, Donor Advised Funds, Field of Interest Funds, and Funds designated to support a specific organization in perpetuity. Read our Funding FAQs for more information.
Awards made by the foundation’s various grant panels support organizations that do not discriminate in their employment practices, volunteer opportunities, or delivery of programs and services on the basis of race, religion, gender or gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), gender expression, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, citizenship, ethnicity, familial status, socioeconomic status (economic circumstances), color, creed, sex (including pregnancy), phases of parenthood, national origin, marital status, veteran status (past, current, or prospective service in the armed forces), genetic information, physical characteristics or appearance, mental or physical disability, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.