Are you looking for ways to support refugees and immigrants in Maricopa County? The Maricopa Community Foundation offers a community grant program that provides funds to non-profit organizations in the area. Through this program, organizations can apply for grants to help support the programs and services they offer. In this article, we'll discuss the eligibility requirements and application process for the Maricopa County Domestic Violence Assistance Program and the Maricopa County Relocation Assistance Program.The Maricopa Community Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds. These funds are used to distribute grants and scholarships for the benefit of citizens of the city of Maricopa and surrounding areas in Pinal County.
The philosophy of the Community Foundation Community Grant Program is to help as many individual organizations as possible; therefore, each organization only receives one application in a given year, although they may be eligible to receive several different grants.The Maricopa County Domestic Violence Assistance Program provides critical support services to survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Through this program, organizations can apply for funds to help address service gaps caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To be eligible for this program, organizations must be located in Maricopa County and provide services related to domestic violence or sexual assault.The Maricopa County Relocation Assistance Program provides funds to a variety of non-profit organizations that help refugees, immigrants, and their families overcome obstacles and achieve economic and social self-sufficiency. To be eligible for this program, organizations must be located in Maricopa County and provide services related to refugee resettlement or immigrant integration.To apply for either of these programs, organizations must first create a GuideStar account.
GuideStar reports contain information about a single nonprofit organization and can be found by searching this site and selecting an organization that appears in GuideStar's search results. Once an organization has created an account, they can then submit an application for either of the two programs.Organizations should also be aware of the Cultural Center of the Maricopa Library. This center provides personal, business, and academic material and tools to research, inform, and help the public in their area of interest. This center can be a valuable resource for organizations looking to apply for grants from the Maricopa Community Foundation.