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The Anza Trail Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), is the Anza Trail's recognized fundraising partner for a wide variety of projects along the entire Anza Trail, including our partnership website www.AnzaHistoricTrail.org. The Anza Trail Foundation raises visibility and promotes knowledge of the epic 18th century expeditions of Juan Bautista de Anza and preserves the Anza Trail through collaboration and partnering with organizations and individuals. Visit the ATF's administrative site (www.anzatrailfoundation.com) to make a donation to support the trail.
The Anza Trail Coalition of Arizona is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to the restoration and maintenance, protection and interpretation of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. The membership-driven organization was founded August 1992 in Santa Cruz County, Arizona. ATCA works to re-establishing a contiguous segment of the Anza Trail through Arizona on land and by car. The ATCA is a 100% volunteer organization. That means we have no paid employees so 99% of our funding goes directly to trail acquisition, maintenance, and public outreach such as Anza Days in October. Partnering with county businesses, local land owners, the National Park Service, BLM, AZ State Parks and other agencies, members and volunteers of the ATCA provide interpretive information at events, renovate trail sections, re-establish and clear trail segments, install signage as well as host events along the National Historic Trail.
Did You Know?
In 1774, Spaniard Juan Bautista de Anza met Chief Palma of the Quechan (pronounced khet-chan) tribe and they became friends. When Anza returned a year later with more than 240 settlers bound for California, Palma gave Anza 6000 watermelons. The Quechan people still grow these watermelons today. More...