Community Sponsors

Fiscal Year 2018 Community Sponsorship Program Information

The Arizona Lottery is no longer accepting applications for the FY18 Arizona Lottery Community Sponsorship Program. Organizations who have submitted for program funding or a raffle/auction item will be notified of the Lottery’s decision before July 1, 2017.

If you have any questions about the Community Sponsorship Program, please reach out to Nikki O’Shea, Communications Specialist, at [email protected].

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. The Lottery awards funding to community organizations whose mission and values fit within at least one of our four pillars that reflect 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.

A MESSAGE TO OUR APPLICANTS:

“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 We still have a lot of work to do to make sure outdated regulations aren’t slowing us down.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.