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Caterpillar artist likes helping people

If you ask nine year-old Mikylah what she wants to be when she grows up, she’ll tell you she wants to be the first person to put a robot on the sun. “Nobody has ever done that before,” she says matter-of-factly, “and it’s okay if I fail. I just want to try something...

2023 Grant Recipients Announced

Thirty local organizations will receive grants totaling slightly more than $60,000 from the Fountain Hills Community Foundation at a gifting ceremony on March 30 at DC Bar & Grill. Full and partial grant requests were scored and assessed by a six-member FHCF...

Why I Give: Cheryl and Tom Kautz

"The Foundation helps us cover a lot of ground." Tom and Cheryl Kautz have been involved with a lot of community organizations throughout the years but when they were introduced to the Fountain Hills Community Foundation, they knew they’d found the most effective way...

Annual Gifting Day & Membership Meeting: Join us!

Our favorite day of the year is just around the corner! Join us on March 30 at the DC Bar & Grill as we gift $60,000 to local nonprofit groups. From 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, you’ll get to meet the movers and shakers who make up the nonprofit world in Fountain Hills. We...

Fountain Hills Friends of the Library: Providing support for a valuable community resource

Barb Esposito, the current President of the Fountain Hills Friends of the Library, is in her fifth year of a six-year term with the organization. For her, libraries provide a sense of community and valuable resources for local residents. And, thanks to grant money...

We have a heart for the community

The Fountain Hills Community Foundation is celebrating Heart Month with a new campaign, designed to reach residents who have a Heart for the Community. The Foundation, which has been a staple of Fountain Hills philanthropy since 1995, supports local nonprofit groups...

Why I Give: Nancy Wulff

"It's the right thing to do." Fountain Hills philanthropist, Nancy Wulff, loves butterflies so much her backyard is landscaped exclusively with plants which are butterfly and hummingbird friendly. It’s the perfect showcase for Flutter at the Fountain butterflies, of...

Flynn Society Members Gather at Butterfly House

Nearly 30 Flynn Society members and their guests enjoyed their first social of 2023 with a wine and cheese event at Casa Mariposa in Crestview. Guests were treated to music by the Fountain Hills Saxophone Quartet as they toured the spacious estate, then conversed on...

Foster Your Future Gives Kids Leg Up

Foster Your Future was the brainchild of Ginny and Randy Paulsen, who decided to address the needs of young adults existing the foster care system in the metro Phoenix area. After successfully raising five children, they financed the organization of Foster Your...

2023 Grant Applications Available Through January 31

Thanks to the success of the 2022 Flutter at the Fountain fundraiser, the Fountain Hills Community Foundation will be awarding $60,000 to area non-profit organizations in 2023. Applications are now available online at and are due by January...
Flutter at the Fountain

Flutter at the Fountain

Flutter at the Fountain

Fountain Hills Community Foundation's Flutter at the Fountain, featuring original works of art from local artists, who have transformed 44 aluminum butterflies into one-of-a-kind masterpieces raises money for local nonprofits.

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One Meal at a Time

One Meal at a Time

One Meal at a Time

Through the One Meal at a Time program, gift certificates from local restaurants are distributed to those in need through the food boxes of Extended Hands Food Bank as well as meals provided by the Fountain Hills Unified School District.

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