Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona

2019 Innovative Grant Awardees

January 17, 2019

The Legacy Foundation of Southeast Arizona awarded the recipients of the Innovative Grant for FY 2019. Nine organizations were awarded collectively over $440,300.

The projects cover services for all ages and cover areas across Cochise County. From children’s dental services, to Bisbee harm reduction, to a technical rescue team in Sunsites-Pearce, the projects fill gaps in our communities and will fulfill the mission of the Legacy Foundation: To Promote Population Health and Wellness Throughout Southeast Arizona.

Here is a summary of the awards:

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Arizona, Inc. was awarded $62,233.00 for a Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Unit: Necessary materials and supplies for a new mobile dental clinic in Cochise County
  • Cochise Family Advocacy Center, Inc. was awarded $32,600.00 for Medical Standard for Accreditation Best Practice: Camera equipment for hands-free photos and video during a forensic exam
  • City of Sierra Vista was awarded $49,000.00 for the Rothery Sports Complex: Upgrading the Rothery Sports Complex in collaboration with the school district
  • Sunsites-Pearce Fire District was awarded $60,000.00 for RESCUE II: Equipment and training for swift water rescues, farm emergencies, mining disasters, and tactical rescue techniques
  • Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services, Inc. was awarded $21,000.00 for Cochise Youth Leadership and Empowerment Project: Leadership training and empowerment for Student Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) Clubs​
  • Cochise Health and Social Services was awarded $50,000.00 for a Bisbee/Naco Community Activity Path: Public walking paths with exercise equipment around the CHSS complex in Bisbee
  • All The King’s Horses Children’s Ranch was awarded $70,000.00 for a Worker Accommodations Area (“WAA”) Capital Construction Project: RV parking area for volunteers who are working to upgrade the Ranch
  • Healthy Bisbee Inc was awarded $41,500.00 for Healthy Bisbee: Expand Goar Park Lunches and provide Harm Reduction
  • The Salvation Army was awarded $55,000.00 for a Youth After School Project at the Salvation Army Community Center: Youth after school programs on the west end of town.

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