The Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona celebrated giving during the month of December by awarding seven local nonprofit organizations with Innovative Grants. Just under $200,000 was awarded during December for the first year of projects that support or enhance innovation in action.
American Red Cross for installing smoke detectors and for training children in fire safety
Boys and Girls Club of Sierra Vista for a new vehicle to transport children to various youth activities
Child and Family Resources to extend outreach and services to new parents
Cochise Family Advocacy Center to extend the service area for victims of domestic violence and stalking
Good Samaritan Quiburi Mission to pilot a Music and Memories Project
Southeast Arizona Health Education Center (SEAHEC) to build a new community center at Winchester Heights
Whisper’s Sanctuary to offer caregiver self-care respite workshops
In year two, Quiburi Mission and SEAHEC will receive additional funds totaling $83,600 to complete their projects.
A celebration of giving was held on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 to recognize the recipients and their projects.