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Foothills Community Foundation Timeline

Foothills Community Foundation received its 501(c)(3) status

{ 1986







1987 }

Implement “Dessert & Discourse” speaker series

Conducted Water Study regarding water basin which serves the community

{ 1988







1989 }

Purchased Steinway & Sons piano for Fine Arts Center & Published Carefree/Cave Creek Foothills “A Life in the Sonoran Sun” Book

Developed Holiday Project and hired first Executive Director for FCF & Land Trust formed to preserve land in the Desert Foothills, eventually became Desert Foothills Land Trust

{ 1990







1991 }

Established Quail Award program for a distinguished citizen in the community

Created Midnight Madness in partnership with CCUSD & Established Mobile Meals

{ 1992







1993 }

Developed Kids Count program in partnership with CCUSD


{ 1994







1995 }

FCF starts Desert Foothills New Horizons Band

Desert Foothills Theater joins the Foothills Community Foundation programs

{ 1996







1997 }

Foothills Film Society incorporated into the Culture Division of FCF


{ 1998







1999 }

Luther Dilatush Young Citizen’s Award founded


{ 2000







2001 }

Community Needs Assessment sponsored by FCF

Musicfest spins off on its own and leaves FCF

{ 2002







2003 }

1st Annual FCF Golf Tournament held & DFYCC Steering Committee formed

Desert Foothills ViCap becomes Foothills Caring Corps and merges with FCF

{ 2004







2005 }

Established two Endowment Funds, one for Education and one for FCF Operating

Celebrated 20th Anniversary!

{ 2006







2007 }

Implemented Quail Society planned giving program

Implemented Designer Show House home tour to support new Raiser’s Edge Membership management software

{ 2008







2009 }

Opening of FCF - Holland
Community Center

Held first annual Partners In Education Community Spelling Bee to benefit CCUSD Teacher Vision Grants and DFCES “Save One Student” scholarships.

{ 2010







2011 }

Commemorated FCF 25th Anniversary with a formal dinner and awards ceremony at the Holland Community Center with many of FCF's Founding Members.

Hearts and Hands

Fourth Annual Community Fundraiser

Sunday March 8, 2015

Booking FCF
Holland CC

Our facilities are available for use by our members and public events.

For additional information please call (480) 488-1090 or email info@azfcf.org