PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2013) - The Arizona Lottery released its Request for Proposals (RFP) today for fiscal year 2015 community sponsorships.

The Arizona Lottery focuses its support on four main pillars: education, health and public welfare, the environment, and economic and business development in cities and towns throughout all 15 counties in the state of Arizona.

"Providing sponsorships for organizations that strengthen local communities and enrich the lives of our residents directly impacts the quality of life in Arizona," said Karen Bach, director of budget, products and communications for the Arizona Lottery. "We are proud to be able to contribute to so many worthy organizations statewide."

The RFP can be downloaded from the Arizona Lottery website: Key dates relating to the RFP follow:

  • September 13 - Community sponsorship RFP release
  • September 30 - Vendor questions due to the Arizona Lottery procurement officer
  • October 7 - Pre-offer conference (not required)
  • October 31 - RFP closes

All questions regarding the Arizona Lottery's community sponsorship RFP must be directed to procurement officer, Rick Crago at 480-921-4508 or

About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it receives no General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets -- more than $3.4 million per week -- fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out more than $5.4 billion in prizes to players, more than $3 billion in net funding to the state and more than $638 million in commissions to retailers. Learn more at

Contact Information:

Media Contact:
Rick Crago
Arizona Lottery
(480) 921-4508