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Endowment Program

A program of Human Services

Background:

The City of Scottsdale Endowment Program was created for residents to contribute to their community with financial gifts. The City established the Endowment Program in November 1991. The Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) manages the funds for the City.

Description of the Endowment Funds:

The Human Services Endowment Program includes two funds.

The Scottsdale Community Endowment Fund is used to carry out the purposes of community projects and programs for the public good within the City. Qualifying organizations shall either be City of Scottsdale programs or organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

The Herbert R. Drinkwater Youth Fund is used to support City of Scottsdale youth programs. Qualifying organizations shall either be City of Scottsdale programs or organizations that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Role of the Human Services Commission with Endowment Funds:

The Human Services Commission reviews applications, hears presentations, and recommends grant awards annually to the City Council for the Scottsdale Community Endowment Fund and the Herbert R. Drinkwater Youth Services Fund.

Link to applications: www.scottsdaleaz.gov/Assistance/funding

Primary Contact

Justin Boyd, Housing Coordinator
Phone: 480-312-2479
Fax: 480-312-7761

Email: JBoyd@ScottsdaleAZ.gov