Strengthening Organizations Applications accepted year-round

Eligible nonprofit organizations can apply for grants to build the capacity of their organizations. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)3 nonprofits, or equivalent, organizations located in the state of Alaska. Equivalent organizations may include tribes, churches, local government agencies, and programs.

Grant awards will support nonprofit staff and board of directors in their efforts to access tools, develop practical skills, and cultivate support systems needed to effectively achieve the organization’s mission in the areas of leadership development, organizational development, program development, collaboration and community engagement, and evaluation of effectiveness.

Funds for 2019 have been awarded. Applications for 2020 will be made available on January 1, 2020. 

For additional information, please review the following documents. If you have any questions after reading these documents, please contact an ACF Program staff member at grants@alaskacf.org or call 907-334-6700.

Grant Guidelines

Frequently Asked Questions for Strengthening Organizations Grant Program

Application outline

Helpful hints for applying online

ACF would like to thank the Rasmuson Foundation for supporting this grant program. The ACF Strengthening Organizations Program is complementary to the Rasmuson Foundation Tier I Program. Organizations may not apply for funding for the same project from both programs.