Agency Review


Funding Human Services for Tempe
FY 2023-24

For Fiscal Year 2023-24, $1.14 million was approved by Tempe’s City Council to distribute funding to  agencies, collectively offering 48 different services and programs to address a variety of needs Tempe residents may by experiencing .  Funding resources for these services are provided mainly from City of Tempe tax dollars dedicated to serve human services needs in Tempe.  Each year, the process known as “Agency Review” is administered and managed  by Tempe Community Council who convenes a broad panel of Tempe community members to review, interview and recommend applicant agencies, services and funding to Tempe’s City Council for approval.  This unique process is citizen-driven and serves as a voice of Tempe residents.    

The programs and services selected support individuals and families to move out of crisis onto stability, and others to self-sufficiency.   The services span several areas of need including:  aging, homelessness, poverty, disabilities, abuse, addiction, youth, hunger security, isolation, mental health, and shelter.   



  • A New Leaf
  • Ability360
  • Area Agency on Aging – Region One
  • Aster Aging
  • AZ Common Ground
  • Best Buddies International
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Valley 
  • Catholic Charities Community Services
  • Catholic Community Svcs of Southern AZ dba Valley Center for the Deaf
  • Central Arizona Shelter Services
  • Child Crisis Arizona
  • Circle the City
  • Civitan Foundation
  • Community Bridges
  • Community Legal Services
  • EMPACT Suicide Prevention Center
  • Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
  • Future for Kids
  • HA. P.I.
  • Higher Octave Healing
  • Homeless Youth Connection
  • Junior Achievement of Arizona
  • Maggie’s Place
  • Mountain Park Health Center
  • notMYkid
  • Paz de Cristo Community Center
  • Phoenix Rescue Mission
  • Save the Family 
  • Sojourner Center
  • Solari (formerly Crisis Response Network)
  • St. Joseph the Worker
  • TCH – The Centers for Habilitation
  • Teen Lifeline
  • Tempe Community Action Agency
  • Tempe Community Council
  • Tempe Impacts Education Foundation
  • UMOM New Day Centers
  • United Food Bank
  • Valley of the Sun YMCA