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News | Press Release | April 17, 2015


We will be reconfiguring our email system this weekend (April 18-19) and apologize for any delay in response or inconvenience. If you need to reach a staff member of The Alaska Community Foundation, please call our main office line 907-334-6700 during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.). Thank you for your understanding.

News | Press Release | April 13, 2015

Local Nonprofits Grant $54,699 to Support Suicide Prevention in Alaska

Building upon the success of a pilot program originally championed by Representative Anna MacKinnon, The Alaska Community Foundation and Alaska Children’s Trust are proud to again partner with the State of Alaska to promote community-based efforts to support youth suicide prevention. The Alaska Community Foundation is proud to match dollar for dollar the state appropriation for this important grant program. Special thanks to the individual donors who also contributed to this program.

News | Press Release | April 7, 2015

ACF Announces Transition of President & CEO

The Alaska Community Foundation announced today that President & CEO Candace Winkler is stepping down from her position, effective June 30, 2015. Ms. Winkler has accepted a position with The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara as their incoming President and Chief Executive Officer.