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Community Foundation Campus Update

Clint Mabie, President/CEO of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), will share an update on the new Community Foundation Campus (CF Campus) and the exciting opportunities the Campus will offer to nonprofits in our community. The CF Campus located at 5049 E Broadway Blvd will house CFSA and its programs and initiatives, and serve as a home for 20 to 30 additional nonprofits. It will become a shared space for community advancement. In addition, Mr. Mabie will provide an update on CORE grants and share important information related to their second grant round. In March 2017, CORE grants were launched as part of CFSA’s grant making strategy to confront 21st-century challenges and achieve greater impact. The purpose of the grants is to provide unrestricted operating support for high-impact nonprofits. Join us to learn more about the importance of having a campus for nonprofits and grant making opportunities.

Clinton Mabie joined the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona as President and CEO in May of 2010. Mr. Mabie started his career in the nonprofit sector in 1992 after jobs in advertising and commercial real estate. During his nonprofit career, he served as Director of Development of The Golden Apple Foundation, founder of the Center of Teaching and Learning which teaches educators how to incorporate technology into the classroom, and was a high school teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. Most recently, Clint served as Director of Donor Services and Program Development at the Chicago Community Trust. During his tenure, donations increased from $15 million to $90 million annually and grants from donors increased from $1 million to over $45 million annually. Clint also created the Trust’s Poverty Initiative, Return on Chicago and raised over $20 million in funding.

Mr. Mabie received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, a Master of Management from J.L Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from National-Louis University. 

Clint currently serves as a board member of the Tucson Values Teachers, and Arizona Grantmakers Association, and is a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council and Tucson Regional Economic Organization. He has served on nonprofit boards for over 20 years including, The Community Mental Health Council, National-Louis University and the Chicago District Golf Association. Clint is married to Debi and has three children, Chess, Clark and Martha

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