LOTTERY BENEFICIARIES

Because you played, in Fiscal Year 2016 (7/1/15 - 6/30/16) we were able to contribute more than $205 MILLION TO ARIZONA!

$38.8 MILLION FOR ARTS & EDUCATION

Enriching Arizona families through educational, artistic, and cultural opportunities.

$25.7 MILLION FOR HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Supporting initiatives to make life healthier for all state residents, including our friends, families, and neighbors.

$15.0 MILLION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Investing in the state economy of today and tomorrow through a variety of programs and strategic partnerships.

$10.0 MILLION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Protecting Arizona's wildlife as well as public access and promoting environmental education.

FY16 BENEFICIARY FY16 $ TRANSFER
ARTS & EDUCATION Total $38,807,533

UNIVERSITY BOND FUND

By statute, this fund may receive, from the sale of Lottery products, up to an amount equal to 80% of the total annual lease-to-own and bond agreements entered into by the Arizona Board of Regents. http://www.azregents.edu/default.aspx

$38,647,533

TRIBAL COLLEGE DUAL ENROLLMENT FUND

Overseen by the Department of Education, this program gives thousands of Arizona’s Native American high school students the opportunity to take a college course for both high school and college credit with waived tuition and fees.

$160,000
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Total $15,002,000
LTAF II (MASS TRANSIT) $11,502,000

ARIZONA COMMERCE AUTHORITY

The Arizona Competes Fund awards grants for attracting, expanding, or retaining Arizona basic enterprises, and supporting and advancing programs and projects for rural businesses, small businesses, and business development that enhance economic development. http://www.azcommerce.com/

$3,500,000
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION Total $10,000,000

HERITAGE FUND (GAME AND FISH)

By statute, this fund may receive up to $10 million annually from the sale of Lottery products. Funds to Game and Fish are used for public access, environmental education, schoolyard habitats, and the protection and management of urban wildlife. http://www.azgfd.gov/w_c/heritage_program.shtml

$10,000,000
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Total $26,742,475

HEALTHY AZ (AHEC)

Arizona AHEC focuses on developing integrated, sustainable statewide health professions workforce education programs with emphasis on primary care and increasing access in Arizona’s rural and underserved communities by improving the supply, quality, diversity and distribution of the health professions workforce. http://azahec.ahsc.arizona.edu/

$4,811,931

HEALTHY AZ (HEALTHY FAMILIES)

Healthy Families work with pregnant women or families of a newborn baby who is under the age of 3 months, who may have risk factors, especially mental health issues and/or domestic violence, drug abuse, bonding and attachment issues. https://www.azdes.gov/common.aspx?menu=44&menuc=146&id=15295

$6,020,032

HEALTHY AZ (PREGNANCY PREVENTION)

The Abstinence Education Program objectives are: 1) to implement programs for school aged children; 2) to implement "talking to your child" programs for parents and interested adults; 3) to reduce the incidence of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and births; and 4) to involve the community in the development and implementation of programs and activities that promote and support the abstinence message. http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/owch/sexcanwait/

$3,603,829

CASA

The CASA program trains and certifies community-based volunteers to advocate for children. Their primary role is to work within the court system and provide quality advocacy to help assure each child a safe, permanent, nurturing home. http://www.azcourts.gov/casa/Home.aspx

$3,966,175

HEALTHY AZ (HEALTH START)

The Health Start Program utilizes community health workers to provide education, support, and advocacy services to pregnant/postpartum women and their families in targeted communities across the state. http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/owch/women/healthstart.htm

$2,416,203

HEALTHY AZ (DISEASE CONTROL RESEARCH)

The Arizona Biomedical Research Commission is committed to enhancing and furthering bioscience and clinical research in Arizona and funding research that helps us understand diseases better and work towards finding treatments and cures. http://www.azdhs.gov/biomedical/

$2,416,203

HEALTHY AZ (WIC)

The Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods and referrals to health & social services. WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children under the age of five who are determined to be at nutritional risk. http://azdhs.gov/azwic/

$1,208,102

HOMELESS/TRANSITIONAL SERVICES

The State Homeless Coordination Office plans and coordinates strategic activities aimed at ending homelessness in the State of Arizona. https://www.azdes.gov/landing.aspx?id=7328

$1,000,000

PROBLEM GAMBLING

Provides effective problem gambling prevention, treatment, and education programs throughout Arizona. https://problemgambling.az.gov/

$300,000

VICTIMS' RIGHTS

The Victims’ Rights Enforcement Fund annually distributes monies to nonprofit organizations that provide free legal representation and social services to crime victims. The Department of Public Safety administers the Victims’ Rights Enforcement Fund and distributes the monies to qualifying organizations and entities. http://http//www.azdps.gov/

$1,000,000
GENERAL FUND

Total $115,276,818

TOTAL FY15 TRANSFERS $205,828,826