Program Grants

Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

Grant Timeline

All applications received by 5:00 PM on August 4, 2022 will go through a thorough review process that includes Arizona Diamondbacks team players, executives and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Executive Council. Recipients of the grants will be notified via e-mail by December 17, 2022 and the funds will be distributed by January 15, 2023.

Eligible Organizations

To be eligible for a Program Grant, an organization is required to:

  • Be physically located in the state of Arizona;
  • Have a classification as an organization exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code with a valid IRS Tax ID. Organizations without a valid IRS Tax ID must have a fiscal sponsor submit the application;
  • Complete an end-of-year Grant Progress Report; and
  • Submit the following information via the Grant Application:
    • Agency Overview
    • Current Board of Directors Roster
    • Current Financial Statements Approved by the Board
    • Timeline of Program/Project
    • Program/Project Use of Funds Description
    • Target Population Information including client characteristics
    • Program/Project Budget
    • Outcome Measurements

Program Grant Guidelines

  • Typically distributed for program expenses that directly impact the clients served by the organization.
  • Focus areas include homelessness, indigent healthcare and youth programs of all types. Other requests may be considered but should fall within the human services category. Programs operated by schools and/or youth sports leagues qualify for other grant programs and are typically not funded through this process.
  • Awards fall within the range of $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Organizations that have received a Program Grant in the past are eligible to reapply.
  • The program or project must be completed and all funds expended within one year of the award date.
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Program Grants generally do not fund:
    • Annual appeals or capital campaigns;
    • Debt retirement, deficit financing, reduction of an operating deficit or replenishment of resources to pay for such purposes;
    • Endowments;
    • Fundraising activities or fundraising events;
    • Individuals;
    • Lobbying or legislative activities.