Alaskans working together to help those in need of assistance after the November 30 earthquake

A coalition of funders and service providers have come together around a single fund, the Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund. The fund will be managed by The Alaska Community Foundation and advised upon by the coalition including representatives from Rasmuson Foundation, Red Cross of Alaska, Salvation Army – Alaska Division, Mat-Su Health Foundation, United Way of Anchorage, United Way of Mat-Su, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, and The Foraker Group. The purpose of the Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund is to support the ongoing recovery efforts from the November 30, 2018 earthquake in Southcentral Alaska, and enable donors to support both short-term emergency response and long-term recovery.



Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund has dispersed $110,000 in grants to 18 nonprofit organizations critical in supporting those in need with disaster recovery.

Grants from the Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund : 
Alaska 2-1-1 (United Way of Anchorage) – $5,000
Alaska Literacy Program – $5,000*
Alaska Unique Riders Overcoming Risk & Adversity – $2,500
Anchorage Community YMCA – $10,000
Anchorage Concert Association – $5,000
Bean’s Café – $10,000*
Camp Fire Alaska – $10,000*
Catholic Social Services – $10,000*
Chugiak Senior Citizens, Inc. – $5,000
Family Outreach Center for Understanding Special Needs Inc. (FOCUS) – $10,000*
Food Bank of Alaska – $5,000
Four Valleys Community School – $1,000
Girl Scouts of Alaska – $5,000*
National Crisis Response Canines – $4,000
Salvation Army – $10,000*
Sled Dog Sanctuary – $2,500
Volunteers of America – $10,000

* Grants marked with an asterisks were co-supported by funding from the Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund and the United Way of Anchorage.

Coalition to Support the Alaska Disaster Recovery Fund



1% of each donation will support the administration and distribution of the fund by ACF. The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN 92-0155067). We accept the contribution for the charitable purpose(s) of the fund listed above. As required by law, we are informing you that The Alaska Community Foundation has exclusive legal control over your contribution and warrants that no goods or services were provided in exchange with this gift.