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Florence Copper Community Foundation

Awards & Updates

 April 20, 2018

 
Florence Copper Community Foundation Announces 2018 Award Recipients
Florence High School Graduation "Lock In" Night and Coolidge's Arizona Community Theatre Awarded Grants

On April 19, 2018, Florence Copper held a Supporter Appreciation Night to celebrate the construction of the project's Production Test Facility, and to thank long-time supporters of the project. That evening, The Florence Copper Community Foundation also awarded $1500 in grants. Arizona Community Theatre received $1,000 to continue their work in Arts & Culture for Pinal County. Florence High School received $500 for assistance with their annual senior "Lock In" event. It was a great evening! Thank you to everyone for coming and supporting Florence Copper and these great organizations.


Florence Copper staff members Stacy Gramazio, Rebecca Rios, and Lorri Rodriguez; Florence High Principal Toby Haugen; and Foundation Board Member Dodi Freeman celebrating the grant for FHS's Graduation "Lock In".


The Florence Copper Community Foundation presenting a grant check to Kelli Kent from Arizona Community Theatre

 
 April 07, 2017

 
The Florence Copper Community Foundation awarded $500 to Pan de Vida, a San Tan Valley/Queen Creek based nonprofit that benefits the working poor.


Steve Hildebrand, a Tucson resident; Lorri Rodriguez, Foundation Treasurer; Mary Gloria, Pan de Vida; and Stacy Gramazio, Foundation Vice President celebrating Pan de Vida's grant

 
 August 24, 2016

 
Florence Copper Community Foundation Supports Central Arizona College Foundation's "Promise for the Future"

At Florence Copper's Copper Talk event yesterday, members of the Florence Copper Community Foundation were present and presented a check to the Central Arizona College Foundation. This grant was awarded specifically for their Promise for the Future program. Promise for the Future is an educational initiative designed to encourage students who reside in Pinal County to stay in high school, graduate from a Pinal County public or charter high school with a 2.75 grade point average or higher and participate in 20 hours of community service to earn tuition-free education to Central Arizona College. More information about the CAC Foundation and Promise for the Future is available on the college's website: https://centralaz.edu/community/foundation/promise-for-the-future/


CAC's Promise for the Future Was Awarded a $1,000 Grant from the Florence Copper Community Foundation.

 
 January 19, 2015

 
Grant Recipients Announced by Florence Copper Community Foundation
$15,000 awarded to programs that benefit Florence and surrounding communities

Florence, Ariz. (Jan. 19, 2015) - The Florence Copper Community Foundation ("Community Foundation") announced three grant recipients at Florence Copper Inc.'s Supporter Appreciation Night on Jan. 14, 2015. The nonprofits awarded funding were Paladin Sports Outreach, Honoring/Hiring/Helping Our Heroes of Pinal County, and the Florence Food Bank - all nonprofits that directly benefit the communities of Florence and greater Pinal County. This was the third round of giving from the Community Foundation, and a total of $15,000 was awarded to programs that benefit the local area.


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 August 19, 2014

 
Grant Recipients Announced at Florence Copper Open House Event
Florence Fudge Shop Receives Funds for Expansion


The Florence Copper Community Foundation ("Community Foundation") announced three grant recipients from the local community at Florence Copper Inc.'s open house event the evening of August 12, 2014. The nonprofits awarded funding were the Florence Fudge Company, the Copper Basin YMCA and the Future Forward Foundation - all nonprofits that directly benefit the communities of Florence and unincorporated Pinal County. This was the second round of giving from the Community Foundation, which was established in 2013.

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(Left to Right) Rebecca Rios, Dodi Freeman, Doretta Allison, Lorri Rodriguez, and Cory Ecenbarger. The Florence Copper Community Foundation presenting a $5,000 check to the Florence Fudge Company to expand the restaurant.


The Florence Copper Community Foundation presenting a $2,500 check to the Copper Basin YMCA of San Tan Valley to support their youth programs.


The Future Forward Foundation received $2,500 to repaint homes in Florence from the Florence Copper Community Foundation
 
 March 17, 2014

 
Florence Copper Community Foundation Announces Inaugural Award Recipients
Three Local Charitable Organizations Each Receive $5000 Donation to Advance Community Programs


The Florence Copper Community Foundation announced its first three award recipients this week - Hoofbeats with Heart, an equine therapy group in San Tan Valley; Loveworks Pregnancy Resource Center's Diaper Pantry Program, an outreach of Mosaic Nazarene Church; and Reforest Florence, an initiative by Future Forward Foundation. Each program received a $5,000 donation.

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