Festival of Lights
Partner Charity Application
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 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 in May 2022. Final determinations will be made by the end of May.
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 first event to make a comeback is the Wine & Beer Tasting event on June 17, 2022!
Submit the form below by May 15, 2022.
Or print and return to:
Festival of Lights Association
4435 E. Chandler Blvd. Ste 200
Phoenix, AZ 85048
Attn: Beneficiary Committee
Or email submittal 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 Application – Due May 15, 2022
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.