Encouraging Non-Profit Development

Twelve Alaskan Organizations Receive Financial Support to Build Internal Capacity

The Alaska Community Foundation is proud to announce the award recipients of our second quarter Strengthening Organizations capacity building grant program. Approximately $34,000 was awarded to 10 Alaskan organizations.

Thank you so much for your support of Greater Sitka Arts Council! The funds awarded to the Arts Council will assist with the change of Executive Directors will assure a smooth and professional transition. This grant will truly help our organization evolve.

Sarah Lawrie, Executive Director of Greater Sitka Arts Council

The Strengthening Organizations program awards capacity building grants up to $10,000, with typical awards ranging from $3,000-$5,000, to 501(c)(3) nonprofits or equivalent organizations, which may include tribes, schools, churches and local government agencies and programs.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and the next deadline is Sunday, September 1, 2014. The Alaska Community Foundation Program Staff offers a draft review to interested applicants up to two weeks before the deadline. For more information or to apply, visits www.alaska.org/grants or call (907) 274-6705.

Special thanks to the Rasmuson Foundation for making this grant program possible.

Read our full press release for a complete list of grant recipients.