Welcome to the Bisbee Foundation.

Our mission is to enhance the historical, cultural and human qualities that make Bisbee unique. The Bisbee Foundation creates and builds support to assure the continuing success of Bisbee.


The Bisbee Foundation's focus is to play a role in Bisbee's future by working with groups/individuals who are in the arts, humanities, education and historic preservation with goals designed to preserve and enhance:


  • Bisbee's unique place in the history of the Southwest

  • The contribution made to Bisbee's cultural character by its creative people

  • Bisbee's architectural and environmental inheritance


Focus areas:

  • Culture, Arts and Humanities and Historic Preservation

  • Learning and literacy

  • Grants and scholarships

  • Evergreen Cemetery

  • Environmental improvement projects


Grant Cycle

The 2022 grant cycle opens February 1 and deadline for applications is April 1, 2022. To read more about the requirements for application, go to the Grant section on this website.


Love of Learning

Grants for Teachers

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These grants of $250 each are offered to teachers in the Bisbee/Naco school districts who need extra funding for special projects. Apply by clicking on the Apply for Grants button above - deadline for submission is December 2, 2021.