This article originally appeared in Independent Newsmedia.
Grants to support homelessness, employment, education programs
Arizona Public Service Co., in partnership with the Arizona Community Foundation, has announced the recipients of its 2022 West Valley Grants Program, in which eligible nonprofits receive funding for programs supporting the environment, education, community development and arts and culture.
In 2022, 28 organizations were awarded grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 for community projects in the West Valley, including food services, art and music programs for low-income children, foster care support, literacy education, youth therapy and more. In addition, three organizations have been awarded grants of $50,000 or more for homelessness initiatives.
- A New Leaf: West Valley Housing Assistance Center – $55,000 grant
A New Leaf’s West Valley Housing Assistance Center located in Surprise offers emergency housing to families experiencing homelessness.
- Central Arizona Shelter Services – $50,000 grant
CASS aims to end homelessness by providing shelter, case management, and housing services to people throughout Downtown Phoenix and the West Valley.
- St. Joseph the Worker: Employment Without Barriers – $50,000 grant
St. Joseph the Worker’s mission is to connect the Valley’s disadvantaged, homeless, and transitioning individuals to quality jobs.
Read more in this Independent News article here: https://www.yourvalley.net/stories/aps-grants-aid-west-valley-nonprofits,322732?fbclid=IwAR2iwwz464vehGKayL93Q3GkaoD1pFzRQvJ0jYQ0jz_T5Kfc5RXOT5j7Vao.