Freeport-McMoRan Application Resource Page

May 1: Application Opens
June 26: Application Closes at 5pm (Arizona time)
November 30: Approvals and declines sent 

The Foundation is not currently accepting new applications from organizations whose service area is solely Maricopa County. Your organization must serve people residing in one or more of the eligible rural communities and have an ACTIVE presence that benefits the local community as a whole.

Any applications that do not meet this criteria and definition will be declined at this time. If you have questions regarding this information please email

APPLICATION RESOURCES (hyperlinks below in red)   
Sample Application
This can be used as reference when completing the online application.

Priority Social Impacts
Be sure to reference this list of Priority Social Impacts when completing the Impact Statement question in your application as your program must be delivering on one of these. Within this document you will find each social impact, the definition of the impact, successful examples of how to demonstrate that programming achieves the impact and how that will be measured.

Project Budget Template 
The template was established by the Foundation and is required. No other budgets will be considered. An example of a brief, populated project budget is here for reference.  

Resources, Evidence and Tools
These resources can help you tell the story of your program's anticipated impact. Each link contains evidence, research, or tools that can strengthen your measurement practices or help connect the dots between your program's activities and evidence of impact. 

RECORDING: Project Development and Grant Workshop 
This recording covers tips and tricks on how to make your grant application competitive and
 how to develop projects that will have the greatest impact on a community need. 

RECORDING: Arizona Economic Recovery Center 
The Arizona Economic Recovery Center (AZERC) aims to enable eligible Arizona cities, towns, counties, tribal communities, and nonprofits to win and implement competitive federal, state, municipal, or foundation grants.

Organizations that have applied for a grant previously will have an account in the CyberGrants system. If you (the person applying) are a first-time user and do not have a login, but your organization does have an account, email to receive a login for your organization. Once logged in, you may update, delete and create new contacts for the organization.We encourage organizations to log-in prior to the application opening to ensure you are registered and can access the site. 

Click here to learn how to create an organization account in our CyberGrants system.

Our 2024 Application can be accessed via the Apply Now button below or at this link: We encourage you to log-in and ensure your organization account is set up. You will be able to start a new application on May 1. 

Click here 
to see a listing of other Freeport-McMoRan Foundation funding opportunities and programs.

Contact for questions about investment eligiblity.