For more information, contact:
Colin Shannon
520.505.3678 |


PATAGONIA—Through its annual competitive grants process, the Patagonia Regional Community Fund provides funding opportunities to nonprofit organizations, public schools, Tribal entities, and government agencies for projects serving local communities. The online application will open at on Monday, January 7 at 9:00 a.m. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 28.

The Patagonia Regional Community Fund’s Steering Committee will evaluate proposed projects based on their ability to meet the needs of the community. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to support projects serving Patagonia, Sonoita, Elgin, and Canelo.

If you have questions about the competitive grants process through the Patagonia Regional Community Fund, contact Colin Shannon, Regional Philanthropic Coordinator for the Arizona Community Foundation of Cochise at 520.439.0595 or via email at For assistance in completing your application, contact the Arizona Community Foundation’s grants management team at 

The Patagonia Regional Community Fund is a component fund of the Arizona Community Foundation, established to serve organizations in Patagonia, Sonoita, Elgin, and Canelo. With the guidance of a steering committee composed of local leaders, individuals, families, and businesses can give to community funds and their donations will be returned to the local community in the form of grants and scholarships. To learn more about the Patagonia Regional Community Fund, visit

Founded in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide philanthropy with regional offices serving communities across Arizona. Since inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $719 million in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies.

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