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The Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery Foundation, Inc. at Marana is committed to the continued enhancement and beautification of projects inside the Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery - Marana grounds. The Foundation depends solely on contributions from the generosity of community and civic organizations, businesses and corporations, grants, and caring individuals.

Instead of flowers,  consider making a donation “In Memory of” to the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery Foundation-Marana.  All donations are used specifically for beautification projects inside Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery-Marana


Donated funds contribute to:

  • Projects related to the beautification of cemetery grounds

  • Landscaping

  • Maintenance equipment not provided by the State


The AVMC Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, registered with the IRS.  Formal receipts provided.

To purchase a memorial item, click here.

by mail

PO BOX 2278

CORTARO, AZ  85652




Our Mission

To raise funds to sustain and beautify the Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana as a final resting place for qualified veterans and qualified dependents. 

About the Cemetery

The Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana is located on 32 acres of high desert landscaped property. Phase one of the cemetery includes 1802 burial plots and provisions for cremains in either 1920 columbarium niches or 1938 burial plots. Five phases are currently planned.

The cemetery's first interment took place on March 14, 2016. 

The Jim Click Automotive Team is presenting a NEW 2023 Ford Bronco Raptor to the entire community to be used as the featured prize in our ongoing effort to raise millions of dollars for non-profit organizations in Southern Arizona. With your $25 contribution, you could win this stunning vehicle or one of two other great prizes! The best part is that 100% of your contribution will support Arizona Veterans's Memorial Cemetery Foundation - Marana when purchased from us. The drawing will be held on December 14, 2023. Entries must be received by December 8, 2023 at Raffle Headquarters.

challenge coin

In celebration of the Arizona Veterans' Memorial Foundation's 5th Anniversary, purchase this commemorative challenge coin. The front side represents the Foundation and the back side honors the three founding members who made the first veterans' cemetery in the Tucson metropolitan area possible. 

Arizona Veterans' Memorial CemeterY - Marana

Applications for burial are available at the cemetery; most funeral homes in Arizona also have copies of the application form. If you would like to Pre-Register your eligibility for the Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at Marana, please see "How to Apply" on the cemetery's webpage:



We are pleased to announce that we are now in partnership with the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSAZ) as a philanthropic resource to help us accomplish our mission. CFSAZ has the infrastructure to accept current or estate gifts on our behalf. 

Master plan

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