Thursday, May 13, 2010GLENDALE, ARIZONA ---
Phoenix Coyotes President and Chief Operating Officer Douglas Moss announced today that Coyotes Charities has launched its grant application process for the 2010-11 season.
Starting today, Arizona non-profits are able to apply for Coyotes Charities grants that will be distributed at the beginning of the 2010-11 season. Grant applications are available online at www.phoenixcoyotes.com/grantapplication
and must be postmarked or hand-delivered to a Coyotes Charities representative by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 18, 2010.
“Coyotes fans and community members were incredibly generous to Coyotes Charities during the past season,” said Moss. “As a result of their willingness to give and with the help of wonderful volunteers, we now have the opportunity to help support other deserving non-profit organizations throughout Arizona.”
To be eligible, organizations must be classified as a 501(c)(3) public charity and focus on improving the lives of children in the areas of healthcare, education, cultural arts or youth sports.
Coyotes Charities, a registered 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life throughout Arizona communities by supporting non-profit organizations that promote healthcare, education, cultural arts and sports-related programs for children.
The following non-profit organizations were grant recipients during the 2009-10 season:
Arizona Science Center
Arizona's Children Association
Beads of Courage
Best Buddies Arizona
Blankets for Babies
Children's Museum of Phoenix
City of Hope
Deer Valley Education Foundation
Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation
Desert Mission, Inc.
Flagstaff Youth Hockey Association (FYHA)
Flashes of Hope
Free Arts of Arizona
Girl Scouts - Arizona Cactus-Pine Council, Inc.
Greater Phoenix Youth at Risk Foundation, Inc.
Junior Achievement of Arizona, Inc.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona
Northern Arizona Healthcare
Phoenix Children's Hospital Homeless Youth Program
Phoenix Rescue Mission
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
River of Dreams
Special Olympics Arizona
St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance
Starlight Children's Foundation
Teach for America
Teen Lifeline, Inc.
The Melonhead Foundation
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
The Wellness Community
UMOM New Day Centers, Inc.
United Food Bank
Valley Youth Theatre