Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund

The Alaska Community Foundation has partnered with the
State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
to provide emergency relief for Alaskan nonprofits.
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Step 1. Gather Information

To expedite the processing of your application, please carefully read the guidelines to gather information supporting your eligible expenses and make sure that your nonprofit is eligible.

Step 2. Submit Application

Please note that all applications will be processed in the order received, and you will receive an email confirmation when your application has been received. Failure to submit the information requested will result in no decision on funding.

If you have not applied for a grant from ACF before you will need to set up an account. Click the link below to access ACF’s online application instructions:

grant application tutorial

If you have questions, please contact either 
Penney Champney at | (907) 249-6640 or Jessie Lavoie at | (907) 249-6616.

Deadline for Applications

Round 1: July 29, 2020, 5:00 PM
Round 2: August 26, 2020, 5:00 PM
Round 3: October 14, 2020, 5:00 PM

The State of Alaska has 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) has partnered with The Alaska Community Foundation to establish the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund (CNRF) with the set-aside funding. Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply to ACF for grants from CNRF. 


Follow the link for answers to frequently asked questions.