November 23, 2020 — The Alaska Community Foundation and the Department of Health and Social Services have announced the grantees for the third and final round of the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund. See the press release here.
October 22, 2020 — ACF and DHSS have announced the recipients of the healthcare-specific round of the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund. See the press release here.
September 29, 2020 —ACF and DHSS announced the second round of Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund grantees. See the press release here.
In July 2020, the State of Alaska set aside $35 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to specifically support nonprofits in Alaska adversely affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) partnered with The Alaska Community Foundation to establish the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund (CNRF) with the set-aside funding. A total of $47 million in CNRF grants has now been awarded to 256 organizations statewide.