GRANTS, GRANTS, and more GRANTS!
The Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant Program provides grants to food processors, distributors, farmers markets, and producers to respond to coronavirus, including for measures to protect workers against COVID-19.
The application is now streamlined and low barrier.
Arizona Recreation, Trails, & Historic
Visit Arizona Initiative – Outdoor Recreation Grant
The Arizona Office of Tourism has $8 million available until Oct. 15, 2021 as part of the $100 million Visit Arizona Initiative to support marketing, sustainability efforts, and infrastructure improvements for outdoor recreation. Applicants must describe how their effort responds to the negative impacts of the pandemic.
Read more and apply soon here: https://tourism.az.gov/visit-arizona-outdoor-recreation-revitalization-grant/
State Parks Heritage Fund
At the end of the 2021 Arizona State Legislative session, funding was officially restored to the State Parks Heritage Fund after 11 years without funding since the great recession. The one-time funding came in the form of $5 million from the state general fund and $5 million of federal relief dollars.
The State Parks Heritage Fund provides grant opportunities for non-motorized trails, outdoor environmental education, local, regional, and state parks, and historic preservation. Applicants can include non-profits, cities, towns, counties, tribal governments, state, federal agencies, and entities that have formed appropriate cooperative agreements.
The Fund is officially open and accepting applications on a rolling basis! More details can be found here: https://www.azstateparks.com/grants/
Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Grant and
United Food Bank RISE Grant Fall 2021
To be considered eligible, applicants must be a 501(c)3 nonprofit providing hunger-relief services and have an existing partnership with Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, United Food Bank, or Yuma Community Food Bank. Note that applicants that are partners of United Food Bank can use the same application form to submit a proposal for United Food Bank’s RISE grants, which are not specifically tied to COVID-19 response.
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