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For Immediate Release:

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007

Goodyear Accepting Community Funding Applications


 (GOODYEAR, AZ)  The City of Goodyear is accepting applications through Feb. 28th at 5 p.m. for its Community Funding Program. The program provides direct monetary grants to nonprofit agencies that provide health and human services for Goodyear residents. Non-profit agencies may download an application from Goodyear’s website:; click on Forms & Applications in the left-hand menu on the homepage. The Feb. 28th deadline will be strictly followed. Please understand that late applications will not be accepted.

The application timetable is as follows:

Ø     February 28 at 5:00 p.m. - Application submittals must be in

Ø    March 1 through 16 - A technical review of each application will be made to determine its eligibility as a nonprofit agency. Only non-profit [(501-(c)(3)] agencies are eligible to apply;

Ø     March 26 through April 6 – Council subcommittee to review and draft recommendations;

Ø     April 9 through 23 – Letters sent to applicants advising of the subcommittee’s recommendations;

Ø     April 30 or May 14 – Council Worksession to discuss subcommittee recommendations;

Ø      June 11 or 25 – Formal City Council action taken on funding requests.

Applications approved by the City Council will be part of the FY 07-08 budget adopted by the City Council. Award recipients will be notified by letter of the amount approved by Council and should receive funding by approximately September 4, 2007.

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Dillard, Community Advocate, at 623-882-7800 or e-mail her at






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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749