Preparing for the Funders Roundtable

The 13th annual Rural Policy Forum is right around the corner, featuring the ever-coveted Funders Roundtable. At every forum, attendees have the opportunity to connect with key, state-wide funders and learn about the specific programs and funding mechanisms available to their rural and tribal communities.

Funders Roundtable
Friday, August 9th - 1:30 PM
Round Valley High School Library
(Need a ticket? Register here!)

Preparing for the Funders Roundtable

This year, representatives of the following organizations will be joining us to explain their areas of interest, answer any questions, and walk you through the application process. Each link will bring you to information about their open grants and assistance programs.

ATTN: Due to procurement rules, some funders are restricted from speaking towards their open grant solicitations at the event.

Below is a list of open grants you may consider applying for or sharing with your colleagues:

Community Impact Grants: OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation have pledged to award $60,000 in Community Impact Grants as part of their commitment to improving Arizona communities. 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations can submit applications now through Aug. 25, 2019. OneAZ Community Impact Grants are awarded to organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who live and work in Arizona. Nonprofits are encouraged to submit an application, including a summary of how the grant will help the organization, by August 25, 2019. Grant requests may range from $1,000 to $3,000, and prior grant recipients are eligible to apply for a 2019 Community Impact Grant. MORE INFO.
OneAZ Credit Union/OneAZ Community Foundation

Partnership for Success grant (available for a (4) year grant cycle) funding programs designed to prevent early and problematic substance use among youth in foster care, youth transitioning out of foster care and/or their caregivers. Specifically, the selected applicants' program must prevent or reduce alcohol and/or marijuana use by current/former foster youth ages 9-20, and/or their caregivers. MORE INFO.
Governors Office of Youth, Faith and Families

State Opioid Targeted Grant (funding available for (1) year) programs to support ongoing community wide trauma-informed organizational change. Programs should utilize trauma informed prevention strategies to gather partners, organize trainings, develop new prevention efforts and/or support ongoing prevention efforts with community partners including but not limited to schools, behavioral health providers, law enforcement, healthcare providers, substance use treatment providers, faith communities and business sectors. MORE INFO.
Governors Office of Youth, Faith and Families

RAIN is restricted in its project funding to our four study regions: Cochise County, Graham County, Greenlee County, southern Navajo and Apache Counties (south of I40), and the Verde Valley of Yavapai County. While the organization can not directly fund programs outside of our regions, they do work with partners to bring in capacity building programs that are open for others to attend. This includes library-based programs with the Arizona Science Center and Arizona Library, Grant Writing workshops, STEM workshops, and Innovation Opportunities. While their are funding may be restricted our resource sharing is not. MORE INFO.
Rural Activation and Innovation Network

The Arizona Community Foundation invests in nonprofits through competitive grant cycles, discretionary and advised grant making, and loans to the community. Nonprofits should begin by creating a profile on the Grants page of our website: and sign up to receive notification of grant cycles which open at various times throughout the year. A list of view current open cycles may be found at the following link: