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For Immediate Release

City opens application process for Community Outreach Grant Program

Surprise, AZ (March 29, 2021) A City Council-led initiative to assist community organizations in providing programs and events that benefit City of Surprise residents is now accepting applications.

The City of Surprise is pleased to announce the Community Outreach Program. The major purpose of the program is to provide funding assistance to organizations within the City of Surprise for programs, events, and activities that enhance the overall lifestyle of the community. Council set aside up to $100,000 for FY2021-2022 in an effort to support and grow qualified local programs and events to improve the health and welfare of Surprise residents.

To be considered, applicants must be a 501(c)3 organization or partner with a 501(c)3 verified agency. The maximum award per applicant is $10,000. According to program guidelines, funds are distributed by reimbursement through an invoice process.

The application, complete program details, and eligibility requirements are available online at

Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 30, 2021 by 5 p.m. and should be submitted electronically using the City of Surprise Participant Portal.

A pre-application meeting that will include information about the program and the application process will be held on Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. via Webex. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend this virtual meeting. Registration is required.

To register or more information, please contact Jodi Tas at 623.222.1330 or

Neighborhood Services Division - 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza Surprise, AZ 85374

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Please note, we will not sell or give your e-mail address to any organization without your explicit permission.

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