Greater Sitka Legacy Fund Grant Program Deadline: October 21, 2015 by 5 p.m.

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:, or by phone: 907-249-6609.