Solutions for Rural Development: How Rural Communities Can Get Film Ready
Oct
31
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development: How Rural Communities Can Get Film Ready

Arizona offers numerous advantages to film and television producers who choose to work here. As your partners in production, the state’s numerous film offices and Film Resource Coordinators ensure you have access to our Reel Savings Program, amazing locations, permits, as well as, the crew and talent you require to ensure your project will be successful. Learn more about the services we provide filmmakers in Arizona – the Right Choice, Right Next Door!

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: Understanding your Opportunity Zones
Sep
26
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: Understanding your Opportunity Zones

Last December, federal lawmakers created the federal Opportunity Zones program for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains towards community, business, real estate, and economic development activities in America's lowest-income communities. 

This webinar provides a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the new program, as well as recommendations fOR cities, philanthropies, advocates, and private sector representatives interested in equitable development outcomes throughout our nation's 8,761 newly designated Opportunity Zones to think about now. 

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Culture and History as an Economic Driver
Jul
25
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Culture and History as an Economic Driver

History and culture are two of the many aspects that make living in small-town Arizona so wonderful. Residents can enjoy the magic of Route 66 or the ruins of ancient civilizations right in their backyards. This history that contributes to making our homes so special can be leveraged in healthy ways as an economic driver. Join us, this month, as we learn about organizations and places across the state that use their historic assets to generate revenue for the community and educate on the past. 

View Event →
Fuerza Local Community Kitchen Tour and Meeting
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Fuerza Local Community Kitchen Tour and Meeting

FUERZA LOCAL COMMUNITY KITCHEN AT EL RANCHO DEL SOL APARTMENTS

July 17, 2018 | El Rancho Del Sol Apartments | 6 - 8 pm 710 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85203

Come tour the beautiful commercial kitchen!
We will discuss requirements, pricing and much more.

For any additional questions please contact: Livier at livier@localfirstaz.com or at 520-223-7263.

 

Please register at : https://goo.gl/forms/277iZpGWu1tz6emf1

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series -  Strengthen Everything You Write
Jun
27
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Strengthen Everything You Write

Marketing and advertising are more than being able to know the ins and outs of social media, knowing how to capture your audience with the right message is the key. Whether you are a business owner, board member, or event planner it is critical to never forget how important writing is for gathering buy-in of your products or ideas. Join us this month as we learn key tips on how to strengthen our written communication for optimum success.

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Redecorating Your Community: How to Fight Blight
May
30
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series - Redecorating Your Community: How to Fight Blight

Blight is an issue that rural communities are constantly faced with. From illegal dumping of waste and lack of recycling options to dealing with dilapidated buildings and contaminated sites, there's a lot to do to keep towns clean and healthy. In this webinar, we will hear from three individuals who have contributed in redecorating their community from tatters to treasures.

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series- Straight from the Source: Solutions and Barriers to Engaging the Youth
Apr
25
10:00 PM22:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar Series- Straight from the Source: Solutions and Barriers to Engaging the Youth

Rural communities face unique and evolving challenges that, unless confronted, can be detrimental to the entire spectrum of opportunity for its residents. Specifically, when it comes to youth retention, rural communities are struggling with two major problems: 1. engaging youth with enticing opportunities and 2. retaining them post-secondary education. In this webinar, we will hear from a spectrum of panelists offering a high school, college, and young adult perspective. We will also hear from an active youth organizer who has several years of experience in working with younger populations. 

View Event →
Arizona Gives Day
Apr
3
12:00 AM00:00

Arizona Gives Day

At Local First Arizona Foundation, we're working every day to create an Arizona economy that is sustainable, resilient, and celebratory of diverse cultures. To achieve this vision, the Local First Arizona Foundation focuses on a wide range of strategic initiatives that target systems of inequity and build prosperity for all Arizonans. 

These initiatives and programs don't exist without support from our partners, donors, and Localists. On Arizona Gives Day on Tuesday, April 3, make a gift of any size to Local First Arizona Foundation to show your support for an Arizona economy that works for everyone. 

Schedule your Donation Today

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar - Food For Thought: Addressing Food Insecurity and Supporting Our Local Farmers
Mar
28
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar - Food For Thought: Addressing Food Insecurity and Supporting Our Local Farmers

Solutions to address food insecurity are unique for every rural community, though we can learn from the creativity implemented by others across Arizona. This webinar will help you consider how to leverage your community's resources and utilize your role to increase access to healthy local foods and support your hometown farmers. 

View Event →
School & Community Gardens Tour with Food Conspiracy Co-op & University of Arizona
Mar
3
9:00 AM09:00

School & Community Gardens Tour with Food Conspiracy Co-op & University of Arizona

Have you ever wanted to get a more hands-on understanding of Tucson's school and community gardens? This is the event for you! We'll tour multiple gardens with Food Conspiracy Co-op, and learn about the many unique opportunities that Tucson students have in our City of Gastronomy. Check out the Food Conspiracy Co-Op Website for information when it is available!

View Event →
Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: How to Avoid Burnout and Help Others Succeed
Feb
28
10:00 AM10:00

Solutions for Rural Development Webinar: How to Avoid Burnout and Help Others Succeed

Being part of the STP (Same Ten People) in your hometown can be taxing. You serve on multiple committees, Volunteer and work in addition to running a household. While you enjoy being involved in your community, inevitably, you start to burn out. While time management tools can help keep us organized, what keeps us motivated and engaged? Join us to learn what successful people are doing to avoid burnout and find the ever elusive "balance" in life. If you are telling yourself there is not time for this webinar, that is affirmation that you need this more than anyone! Please join us!

View Event →