Community Sponsors

Fiscal Year 2018 Community Sponsorship Program Information

The FY18 Arizona Lottery Community Sponsorship application is now available! We will be accepting application submissions from April 1, 2017 through April 30, 2017 only. This is the only time the Arizona Lottery will accept applications for sponsorship for the fiscal year 2018 timeframe.

When preparing your application, please note that this year the Arizona Lottery is placing an emphasis on programmatic sponsorships. We are still accepting applications for raffle and auction items, but our focus for this year is on programs and cultivating deeper, annual partnerships with community organizations. Arizona Lottery is proud that our giving touches every corner of the state and we look forward to continuing our work to positively impact the lives of Arizonans. Please submit your application(s) and supporting documents to Nikki O’Shea, Communications Specialist, at [email protected].

Also beginning in FY18, our pillars will change to better serve our communities, positively benefit the lives of Arizonans and strengthen our partnerships with community organizations while better aligning with the objectives of our mandated beneficiaries:

1. Education - Non-profit or 501(c)(6) programs with a mission to educate Arizona’s youth and community are eligible to apply under this pillar. Eligible educational programs can span across arts, culture, early childhood education, K-12, higher education, and more as long as there is a learning component of the program.

2. Health and Human Services - Non-profit or 501(c)(6) programs with a mission to improve the health and well-being of Arizonans are eligible to apply under this pillar. Examples of eligible programs include those that improve public health and safety; raise awareness of available resources; and provide services to the Arizona population.

3. Economic Development - Non-profit or 501(c)(6) programs with a mission to enhance Arizona’s economic prosperity and sustainability are eligible under this pillar. Eligible programs considered will focus on relevant economic issues, developing or aiding entrepreneurs, seeking solutions to Arizona’s economic challenges, and more.

4. Environmental Conservation - Non-profit or 501(c)(6) programs with mission’s to preserve Arizona’s unique landscape and improve the quality of the state’s natural environment and conserve habitat and wildlife are eligible under this pillar.

Download the FY18 Program Application here.

*This application is intended for program funding requests only. Please do not submit for events.

Download the FY18 Auction/Raffle Item Application here.

*This application is meant for item requests only. The items can be requested for events.


“Regulation Rollback” is a strategic step in our state’s ongoing work to make Arizona the best state in the nation for businesses and consumers alike.

We’ve made great progress in growing our economy and streamlining state government over the past two years. We still have a lot of work to do to make sure outdated regulations aren’t slowing us down.

We need your help. You are the experts. Visit this portal for your opportunity to provide specific input to the Governor’s office on an outdated rule or regulation that stifles Arizona’s consumers and job creators.

Read the full letter from our Agency Director here.