The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona is the community foundation serving Pima and Santa Cruz counties. It is made up of more than 475 funds representing individuals, families, organizations and corporations.
The Foundation's assets total more than $99 million and as one of the region's largest grantmaking organizations, in fiscal 2005-2006, we distributed more than $8 million to nonprofit and charitable organizations. Since our inception in 1980, we've granted more than $83 million and rank in the top 10 percent of foundations nationwide.
The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include “businesses that turn household waste into wages, employ the disadvantaged through the baking of artisan breads, or transform the purchasing power of toilet paper into life-saving sanitation.”