RICO Community Grants
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office provides grant funding to non-profit organizations in Maricopa County that: assist victims of criminal racketeering offenses listed in A.R.S. § 13-2301 (D)(4); prevent substance abuse or gang activity in the community; educate the community on substance abuse or gang activity; provide drug abuse treatment, drug and crime prevention education, housing and job skills programs; or provide the training of officers, investigators, prosecutors, and law enforcement support personnel in any area that is necessary to perform official law enforcement duties. The MCAO funds these community programs using funds recovered from criminals or criminal activity under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) by our Asset Recovery Bureau.
MCAO is now accepting applications.
Applications are due May 23, 2022.
Organizations seeking funding from the MCAO must fully complete the RICO Community Grant Application and provide a copy of their most recent IRS Form 990 or Form 990-N.
The Community Grant Committee reviews all applications. Priority is given to organizations who serve the citizens of Maricopa County. Organizations receiving community grant funding must enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and comply with all grant reporting requirements contained in the memorandum of understanding.
The completed application and supporting documentation can be submitted via email or standard mail:
RICO Community Grants Committee
Maricopa County Attorney’s Office
225 W. Madison Street #3119
Phoenix, AZ 85003