About AZHF

The Arizona Housing Fund is a dedicated-sustainable revenue source that grants funding to the nonprofit agencies that build and operate Permanent Supportive, Low-Income and Working Poor Housing further enabling more units to meet the growing needs of our communities and reduce homelessness.

MULTIPLE REVENUE SOURCES: all donations are tax-deductible
DIRECTED DONATIONS

Individuals, families, public/private/family foundations, nonprofit/for-profit corporations, community groups and government make donations to the AZHF.

DONATION PROGRAM

Businesses voluntarily participate in the program and commit to make a donation to the AZHF on all or a specified sales transaction and give purchasers the opportunity to donate.

ESCROW DONATION PROGRAM

Homebuilders, developers, agents and title companies voluntarily participate in the program and give buyers and sellers an opportunity to donate to the AZHF.

Close on your home &

get someone closer to home.

 

Make a difference when

you make a donation

during closing.

Example:

 

  • Meritage Homes sells a home to The Jones Family.

  • At closing Mr. & Mrs. Jones donate $25 to the Arizona Housing Fund.

  • Meritage Homes matches their donation $ for $.

HOW YOUR DONATIONS BUILD MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TO MEET THE COMMUNITY’S GROWING NEEDS AND REDUCE HOMELESSNESS

1.DIRECTED DONATIONS

Donors give directed donations to AZHF.

2. ESCROW DONATIONS

During escrow, buyers and sellers make donations to the AZHF.

3. DONATIONS DEPOSITED AT ARIZONA HOUSING FUND

All donations are deposited in the Arizona Housing Fund at the Arizona Community Foundation.

4. ARIZONA NONPROFITS APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDING

Arizona nonprofits that are charitable providers of permanent supportive, low-income and working poor housing units apply to Arizona Community Foundation for grant funding from the Arizona Housing Fund.

5. GRANTS FUNDING APPROVAL PROCESS

Grants process occurs and projects are selected for funding.

6. MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING BUILT

Grant funding is distributed to build affordable housing units with supportive services that AZ incomes can afford.

HOW YOUR DONATIONS BUILD MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TO MEET THE COMMUNITY’S GROWING NEEDS AND REDUCE HOMELESSNESS

1. DIRECTED DONATIONS

Donors give directed donations to AZHF.

2. ESCROW DONATIONS

During escrow, buyers and sellers make donations to the AZHF.

3. DONATIONS DEPOSITED AT ARIZONA HOUSING FUND

All donations are deposited in the Arizona Housing Fund at the Arizona Community Foundation.

4. ARIZONA NONPROFITS APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDING

Arizona nonprofits that are charitable providers of permanent supportive, low-income and working poor housing units apply to Arizona Community Foundation for grant funding from the Arizona Housing Fund.

5. GRANTS FUNDING APPROVAL PROCESS

Grants process occurs and projects are selected for funding.

6. MORE AFFORDABLE HOUSING BUILT

Grant funding is distributed to build affordable housing units with supportive services that AZ incomes can afford.

Benefits of decreasing the homeless population

Less Engagement With:

Police and Fire Departments

Healthcare Systems | Prisons and Jails

City Services – zoning and code enforcement

Decrease in crime:

Crimes are often committed against the most vulnerable living on the streets.

As a whole a decline in drug use, overdoses, unsanitary living situations.

Plus our parks, libraries, neighborhoods and businesses are safer for all of our community to enjoy.

Arizona working together to make a difference!