Grant Application Open: August 10, 2021 - November 4, 2021


The Anchorage Schools Foundation was created to make grants in support of activities that enhance the success of students in the Anchorage School District. School professionals including principals, teachers, nurses, counselors, administrators, and certified staff are invited to apply.

Deadline for Applications –Thursday, November 4th, 2021, by 5:00 pm

Projects should reflect an innovative or creative approach to education; impact multiple students; demonstrate sustainability if start-up funds are requested, and be completed within the 2021-2022 academic year.

Past grants have included awards to:

  • Purchase classroom supplies
  • Recreational equipment and uniforms
  • Classroom or Library books
  • Technology components
  • Instruments or sheet music
  • Emergency needs
  • Material needs that support enhanced student success

Special consideration will be given to projects that support current ASD initiatives such as innovative mathematics projects, engaging seniors, supporting Pre-K, safe schools, and service-learning.

Typical grant awards will range from $100 – $500.

If you are a past recipient of an Anchorage Schools Foundation grant, all grant reporting must be completed before you will be eligible to be considered for another grant. Approved grant awards will be dispersed to your school and must be fully expended within the 2021-2022 academic year.

Award notifications are made in November with awards sent in December. Projects should be planned for the 3rd and/or 4th quarter of the current school year.

The applicant must be working at the school where the grant project activities are taking place. The authorizing official of the school should be the principal.

The ASD Grants Office requires a copy of your grant application. 

 Please contact Senior Program Officer of Grants & Scholarships at The Alaska Community Foundation: sobrien@alaskacf.org or call: 907-274-6710.

Please review the grant guidelines for more information: Anchorage Schools Foundation Grant Guidelines

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