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Posted on: March 25, 2019

City opens application process for Community Outreach Program


The Community Outreach Program, 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 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 FY2019-2020 for the Surprise Community Outreach Program 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 Tuesday, April 30, 2019 and should be addressed to:

Human Service & Community Vitality

Attention: Jodi Tas

City of Surprise

16000 N. Civic Center Plaza

Surprise, AZ 85374

A pre-application meeting that will include information about the program and the application process will be held on Wednesday, April 3, at 11:00 a.m. in the Surprise City Hall Community Room, 16000 N. Civic Center Plaza.

For more information, please contact Jodi Tas at 623.222.1330 or

See press release...
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