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COVID-19 Relief Funds Available

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Jewish Community Pandemic Relief Fund to assist in ongoing pandemic relief efforts for the Pascua Yaqui communities throughout Southern Arizona.  The grant was made possible by generous gift from the David and Lura Lovell Foundation.  This timely gift was facilitated by…

Happy Sewing!

From community member Gloria Gomez: Mask sewing has been something that is very much needed and rewarding to do. After completing an Internship with Casa Alitas Program they offered to donate masks to the Community. We began by distributing behind the church and around the community and I mentioned that we should continue to sew…

PYTCO grant helps purchase sports equipment

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization provided funding to the Phoenix Sports Academy in Phoenix, Arizona for their youth and adult programs.  The grant was used to purchase new boxing gloves, new sparring gloves, new head protection, and new wraps.  The owner, Ray Martinez, Jr. spoke about the project, and about how the funding has…

Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization is once against accepting applications for our quarterly grant program. Not enough digital devices for online learning? Submit an application today! https://yaquicharity.org/grant-application/. See what our past grant recipients have done on our blog.

Arizona Complete Health donates $7,000 in gift cards to Pascua Yaqui community

Arizona Complete Health donated $7,000 in gift cards to the Pascua Yaqui tribal community. The $35 Walmart gift cards will be distributed to community members in need, as determined by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s Social Services Department, through the Tu’l Bwa’ame (Good Food) Pantry. “Like many tribal communities across Arizona and the country, the Pascua…

Project Update: Pascua Yaqui Festival of the Arts 2020

Pascua Yaqui Festival of the Arts was one of the recently-funded grant recipients of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization. The funding was used to provide an audio engineer to ensure high quality sound for the local musicians at the event, held on Saturday, February 1st, 2020. The new set up for the festival was…

Project Update: Native Music Coalition

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Charitable Organization recently awarded a grant to the Native Music Coalition.  Coalition leader Vincent Flores applied for and was approved for a grant to be used for conducting workshops to educate tribal members and families on the traditional craft of making and using gourd rattles. The Coalition will be conducting workshops…

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