2021 Seward Community Foundation Grant Program Application Open: January 15 through February 19, 2021 by 5:00 PM AKST

Seward Community Foundation (SCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), is pleased to announce its 2020 annual grant program will be open from Friday, January 15, 2021 to Friday, February 19, 2021. Grants typically range from $1,000 to $10,000.  For grants larger than $10,000, please contact our local Program Manager, Amy Hankins, at ahankins@alaskacf.org.

SCF 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.

Please review Seward Community Foundation’s Annual Grant Guidelines to determine your organization’s eligibility before applying.

Grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm AKST on Friday, February 19, 2021. Any overdue grant reports or other follow-ups for previous grant awards from ACF and its Affiliates must also be submitted using the online grant system prior to the deadline for the current application to be considered.

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.

2020 SCF Annual Grant Guidelines

Fiscal Sponsor Letter Template

Online Grant Application Tutorial

Online Grant Reporting 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.