Reinforcing its commitment to the communities they serve, OneAZ Credit Union and OneAZ Community Foundation awarded grants to 33 local non-profit organizations from across the state. The awards are part of the Credit Union and Community Foundation’s community grants program, which gave $50,000 in much needed funds to organizations who serve a wide range of communities.

“Giving back to the communities we serve is an intrinsic cornerstone of OneAZ’s culture, which is what makes us proud to help the missions of many respected and deserving non-profits with a proven track-record of serving those in need,” said Joseph C. Smith, Board Chair of OneAZ Community Foundation.

Earlier this year, OneAZ and the Community Foundation invited non-profit organizations in OneAZ branch locations to apply for a series of community impact grants. The grants are expected to fund programs that provide a direct benefit to the communities served to enhance the quality of life.

The grants were awarded to:

  • Accion Arizona, Tucson
  • Arizona State University West Campus, Glendale
  • Arizona Women’s Education and Employment, Inc., Phoenix
  • Ben’s Bells, Inc., Tucson
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley, Mesa
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, Inc., Tucson
  • Care Fund (AKA The Apollo Foundation), Scottsdale
  • Chandler/Gilbert Arc, Chandler
  • Child Crisis Arizona, Mesa
  • Chino Valley Food Bank, Inc., Chino Valley
  • Community Food Bank, Inc., Tucson
  • Eric Marsh Foundation for Wildland Firefighters (AKA Amanda Leigh Beno Marsh), Prescott
  • Feeding Northern Arizona’s Future, Flagstaff
  • Flagstaff Arts Council, Flagstaff
  • Goodwill Industries of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff
  • Habitat for Humanity Tucson, Inc., Tucson
  • Heeling Heroes, Phoenix
  • Horses with H.E.A.R.T., Inc., Chino Valley
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona, Inc., Tucson
  • Neighborhood Ministries, Inc., Tempe
  • Northland Family Help Center, Flagstaff
  • OCJ Kids, Phoenix
  • Raising Special Kids, Phoenix
  • Safford Lions Foundation, Inc., Safford
  • Soroptimist International of the Kachinas, Inc., Glendale
  • SouthEastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), Safford
  • Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation, Inc., Scottsdale
  • Steps to Recovery Homes, Cottonwood
  • The Salvation Army – Chandler Corps, Gilbert
  • Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Cottonwood
  • West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Foundation, Inc., Prescott Valley
  • Yavapai CASA for Kids, Prescott
  • Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Prescott

In addition to community grants, OneAZ Community Foundation also provides its more than 135,000 members across the state with a college scholarship program. Through the foundation, OneAZ Credit Union continues its 65-year legacy of making a positive difference in the lives of members, associates and communities.