The Greater Sitka Legacy Fund Competitive Grant Program is not currently accepting applications.
The Greater Sitka Legacy Fund has at this time $5,000 to make grants to serve Sitka in 2015-2016. These funds were an incentive award to the Sitka Legacy Fund from the Rasmuson Foundation in recognition of the Sitka Legacy Fund having raised $25,000 locally in 2014 for our long-term endowment fund.
VISION: Our focus for grants is broad, in keeping with our Vision. The Greater Sitka Legacy Fund has a Vision for Sitka as a community that works together to:
- Solve problems
- Nurture valued historical and environmental heritages
- Celebrate life through spiritual, artistic, athletic, and cultural expression
- Promote education and economic prosperity
Grant Emphasis this cycle: We will give special consideration to applications for projects that will enhance the emergency response system in Sitka. Typical grant awards range from $500 – $1,000.
Please look over the grant guidelines below to see if your organization is eligible to apply: Greater Sitka Legacy Fund Grant Guidelines
Grant Program Restrictions this cycle
The following areas are generally not eligible for grant award during this 2015 grant cycle:
- Competitive athletic activities and travel (although recreational or fitness projects for the general community may be supported)
- Travel outside Sitka
If you are a new user to the online system, please read the tutorial below: Online Grant Applicant Tutorial
Please send direct technical questions about the online application system to The Alaska Community Foundation’s Senior Program Associate, Mariko Sarafin, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone: 907-249-6609.