Grant Opportunities

Here is a listing of grant opportunities available to the Pima County region from corporations, nonprofits, foundations, and other organizations both local and beyond. Grant opportunities are organized by application due date:

No Deadline

May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program

The program funds organizations that work in the areas of:

  • Foster youth
  • Elder populations
  • People with disabilities
  • Veterans

Eligibility: Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that are not classified as private foundations.

No deadline

Accelerating Community-Centered Approaches in Health

Accelerating Community-Centered Approaches in Health will support innovative population health programs and policies that work to improve health at the community level.

Priorities include:

  • Community-based collaborations that bring together healthcare, public health, and local and grass-roots organizations to improve population health and health equity
  • Leadership development that aims to build the next generation of public health leaders
  • Innovative population health programs and policies that advance efforts to spread successful program models and policies that link clinics and communities

Eligibility: Government entities and 501(c)(3) organizations that are not classified as private foundations may apply.

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

The Walmart Community Grant Program provides grants to nonprofit organizations and agencies that work in one of the following areas:Hunger relief and healthy eating; Health and human service;Quality of life; Education; Community and economic development; Diversity and inclusion; Public safety; and Environmental sustainability.

Grants range from $250 to $5,000.

Deadline: September 28, 2018

BBVA Compass Foundation Grants funds organizations working in the following priority areas

  • Health and Human Services:
    • Enable and sustain independence for individuals and families
    • Ensure access to health education programs
    • Ensure access to quality healthcare
  • Community development
  • Education
  • Arts and culture
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Diversity and inclusion

Eligibility: Only 501(c)(3) organizations may apply.

Deadline: August  24, 2018

Youth Coalition Prevention Services for Disparate Populations

The purpose of this program is to decrease tobacco use among populations that are disproportionately impacted in disparate communities throughout Arizona. Awards will fund the development and implementation of a Youth Coalition Action Plan with Pima Prevention Partnership (PPP). Projects must provide commercial tobacco education/prevention services focusing on youth coalition activities throughout Arizona.

Eligible Ap; plicants: ; Local Gov; and ernment; ConsortiaNative American TribeNon ProfitsTribal Organizations/Institutions.

Actual Funds:$500,000 (Estimated)

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Funding for Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs

The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 6-8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults and adults with disabilities.

Deadline: April 17, 2018


The goal of the YHDP is to support up to 11 communities, at least 5 of which will be rural, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. The population to be served by this demonstration program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, where no member of the household is older than 24.


Deadline:  April 11, 2018

Integrative Action for Resilience: Progress Through Community-Research Partnerships

The Integrative Action for Resilience initiative is a two-phase opportunity for local community leaders—who are interested in designing and implementing rigorous resilience research to generate evidence that can inform their own decision-making about policies and projects needed to build resilience in their community, and for researchers—who are interested in partnering in new ways with community-based organizations to apply their analytic capabilities to community-identified challenges.

Funding: Three 4-year grants up to 24 months for $1.4 million.

Deadline: April 6, 2018

School Grants for Healthy Kids

School Grants for Healthy Kids awards funding to implement school health and wellness practices that help students eat better, stay physically active, and be better prepared to learn. Funded schools will also receive technical assistance to help implement a successful project that leads to sustainable change. Priority areas include:

  • School Breakfast Grants
  • Game On Grants
  • Parents for Healthy Kids Grants

Eligibility: Parents, schools, PTO/PTA, or school health and wellness teams can apply for funding.

Deadline: March 29, 2018

Drug Free Communities Support Program

Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities. Geographic coverage is nationwide and the sponsor is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.