Sedona AZ (September 16, 2020) – The Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona welcomes Emily Snelling as Regional Philanthropic Assistant. In her role, Emily will manage the administration of the Sedona office, as well as assist with local event planning and trainings.
Emily’s experience in fundraising, marketing, and capacity building will help ACF address the needs of the Sedona and Verde Valley communities. Most recently, Emily spent time volunteering her development expertise for multiple nonprofits including Desert Star Community School in Cornville, Running River School in Sedona, and Sierra Roots in Nevada City, California.
Prior to her volunteer service, Emily was the Executive Director for AnimalSave, a spay and neuter clinic in California. She also worked in development capacities at the Glide Foundation, Jobs Consortium, and Heyday Books & Clapperstick Institute.
“I am so pleased Emily has joined the ACF of Sedona team,” said Jennifer Perry, Regional Director of ACF of Sedona. “She brings extensive experience working in the nonprofit sector and will greatly enhance our ability to connect donors with charities they are passionate about.”
Emily studied English Literature and World and Comparative Literature at San Francisco State University. She has spent time living abroad in Canada and is currently raising her nine-year-old daughter.
The Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona is a philanthropic endowment for the enduring benefit of our community. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local Board of Advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by the Arizona Community Foundation.
Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $960 million in trust and endowment assets, and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $783 million in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.