What is the Affiliate Program?
The Alaska Community Foundation supports community based philanthropy through our geographic Affiliates, also known as “Affiliate community foundations or funds.” In partnership with Rasmuson Foundation, the Affiliate Program started in 2008 with the launch of five new Affiliate communities:
- Chilkat Valley (Haines & Klukwan)
- Kenai Peninsula
- Upper Susitna (Greater Talkeetna)
In January 2013, The Alaska Community Foundation welcomed four additional Affiliate community funds in:
These combined efforts are helping to develop permanent assets and grow philanthropy throughout the State of Alaska.
The program also supported the growth of three partner community foundations that maintain their own 501(c)(3) status, but hold some permanent assets at ACF: