Grant Application Open: January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022

A geographic community fund to meet the ever-changing needs in areas of Seward and Moose Pass, advised on by the Seward Community Foundation Advisory Board.


The Seward Community Foundation (SCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), seeks applications from qualified, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organizations (or equivalents, such as: Tribal entities, schools, and faith-based organizations) that are based in or serve the communities of Seward and/or Moose Pass. SCF grants support a broad range of charitable community needs in the areas of: health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, animal welfare, community development, and many other charitable activities that benefit Seward and Moose Pass communities.

SCF has two grant programs that run annually. The first is the SCF Annual Grant Program, which runs January 10 – February 4, 2022. Read about the SCF Annual Grant Program below. The second is the SCF Mini-Grant Program, which runs all year, January through December. Read about the SCF Mini-Grant Program below.

Seward Community Foundation Annual Grant Program

Please review Seward Community Foundation’s Annual Grant Guidelines to determine your organization’s eligibility before applying. To be considered, eligible grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm AKST on Friday, February 4, 2022.

Important Notes for Grantees

  • Required Online Grant Agreement: If awarded, grantees must complete an online grant agreement signifying acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant prior to the grant award being released.
  • Grant Project/Program Timeline: Grant projects/programs must be completed within one year of the award date, unless the SCF Advisory Board approves a timeline extension for your awarded project/program. Extensions must be requested prior to the grant report due date.
  • Required Grant Report: A grant report is due within one year of the grant award date. Grant reports are submitted online. All due dates, grant agreements, and grant reports are found within the online grants system.
  • Overdue Grant Report(s): If you are a grantee and have any overdue grant reports for previous grant awards from ACF and/or its Affiliate community foundations, you must complete a final grant report for those previous awards before your organization is eligible to be considered for any current or future grant opportunities from ACF and/or its Affiliate community foundations.
  • Read the SCF/ACF’s Grant Reporting Tutorial

SCF Annual Grant Guidelines

Grant Application Tutorial

Please direct general questions to SCF’s local Program Manager, Amy Hankins, at: ahankins@alaskacf.org. Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grants system to ACF’s Affiliate Program staff at: affiliate@alaskacf.org or call 907-334-6700.

Seward Community Foundation Mini-Grant Program

Mini-grants of up to $1,000 are intended to be a flexible funding opportunity that may support a broad range of community needs throughout the year, including, but not limited to: health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development.

The Seward Community Foundation’s Advisory Board reviews mini-grant applications at their monthly meeting and the deadline to be apply is the first Wednesday of each month. Please review SCF Mini-Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.

Important Notes for Grantees

  • Required Online Grant Agreement: If awarded, grantees must complete an online grant agreement signifying acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant prior to the grant award being released.
  • Grant Project/Program Timeline: Grant projects/programs must be completed within one year of the award date, unless the SCF Advisory Board approves a timeline extension for your awarded project/program. Extensions must be requested prior to the grant report due date.
  • Required Grant Report: A grant report is due within one year of the grant award date. Grant reports are submitted online. All due dates, grant agreements, and grant reports are found within the online grants system.
  • Overdue Grant Report(s): If you are a grantee and have any overdue grant reports for previous grant awards from ACF and/or its Affiliate community foundations, you must complete a final grant report for those previous awards before your organization is eligible to be considered for any current or future grant opportunities from ACF and/or its Affiliate community foundations.
  • Read SCF/ACF’s Grant Reporting Tutorial

SCF Mini-Grant Guidelines

Grant Application Tutorial

Please direct general questions to SCF’s local Program Manager, Amy Hankins, at: ahankins@alaskacf.org. Direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grants system to The Alaska Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program at: affiliate@alaskacf.org or 907-334-6700.

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