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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City now accepting applications for Community Outreach Grant

Community Outreach Grant

Applications are now being accepted for a City Council-led initiative that assists community organizations in providing programs and events that benefit City of Surprise residents.

The Community Outreach Program offers funding assistance to organizations for programs, events, and activities that enhance the overall lifestyle of our community. Council set aside up to $100,000 for FY2020-2021 in an effort to support and grow qualified local programs and events that 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 through Monday, August 31, 2020 and should be addressed to:

Human Service & Community Vitality
Attention: Jodi Tas
City of Surprise
16000 N. Civic Center Plaza
Surprise, AZ 85374

A non-mandatory virtual pre-application meeting, which will include more information about the program and application process, will be held on Thursday, August 6, at 2:00 p.m. To attend, please send an e-mail to Jodi Tas at with your RSVP. You will then receive an email with information on how to join the WebEx meeting.

For additional details, please contact Jodi Tas at 623.222.1330 or

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