Festival of Lights

Charity Application

Beer and Wine Charity Application
Now open for 2023 – April 21st Event

The Festival of Lights Committee invites you to apply to be a partner charity. For over 22 years this 501c3 organization has raised funds to “Light Up Ahwatukee” with the Million White Lights Display along Chandler Boulevard during the holiday season. Each year, additional monies raised are donated back to the community to our partner charities. In previous years, Kyrene Foundation, Kiwanis, Girls Rule Foundation, The Mellonhead Foundation, Y OPAS, Lights, Camera, Action, Armer Foundation and many more have been recipients.

The Festival of Lights Committee will evaluate each applicant and, if your group/organization is selected, a representative may be asked to make a brief 15-minute presentation to our Board and committee. Please submit paperwork by 5PM on March 30th. Final votes and determinations will be made at the end of March.

Because the Festival of Lights holds events throughout the year, one of the requests of applicants (and resulting awarded nonprofit) will be the number of participants your organization plans to provide to help plan and execute the events that raise funds for the lights and the other charities who benefit. Organizations chosen are also asked to help solicit sponsorship and donations and that assistance is greatly appreciated, but not required. The next event is our annual Beer and Wine Festival on Friday, April 21st and we do request that you provide 4 volunteers that day.

Please fill out the below form or print and return to: 

Festival of Lights Association
4435 E. Chandler Blvd. Ste 200
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Attn: Beneficiary Committee

Or email submission to: admin@FOLAZ.org

Thank you for your interest and application. We look forward to working with you in the future.

Festival of Lights

Charitable Recipient Applications now open for 2023.

This form is to be completed in its entirety by a steering member, director or principal of the charitable organization before selection can be completed.

The Festival of Lights will distribute a portion of the proceeds of the year’s events to each of the chosen charities in proportion to the contributions by the charities. Such contributions include number of volunteers at each event, total dollar amount of sponsor donation assistance for the Wine & Beer Tasting Event, and assistance in event marketing.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Beneficiary Committee at admin@FOLAZ.org. Thank you.

2023 Charitable Recipient Application

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