Foundation, Arts Commission Slates Funding Workshop


A workshop explaining the funding opportunities available through the Arizona Community Foundation and the Arizona Commission on the Arts will be from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Payson Regional Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway.

Program Officer Jacky Alling, Arizona Community Foundation (ACF), and Performing Arts Director Claire West, Arizona Commission, the Arts (ACA), will discuss funding opportunities offered through their organizations. In addition, Patrick McWhortor, president of Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, will give a short presentation about his organization's mission and benefits.

To apply for funding from the Arizona Commission on the Arts or the Arizona Community Foundation, organizations must have a current 501(c)(3) letter of nonprofit determination from the Internal Revenue Service, or be a public school, municipality or Indian nation.

To register for the free workshop, please contact Assistant Regional Manager Deb Bentlage, (928) 282-1058, or Reservations are needed by Feb. 17 to ensure handouts.

The Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide philanthropy with four regional affiliate offices dedicated to connecting donors' interests with community needs. Established in 1978, ACF makes grants in many areas, including children, youth and families; education; intergenerational programs; community development; arts and culture; and the environment. For more information, visit the ACF Web site at or contact Regional Manager Kristi Edwards at (928) 708-9632 in Prescott.

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