Grant Application Open: August 15, 2022 - September 30, 2022

A geographic community fund to meet the ever-changing charitable needs of the Greater Fairbanks area and is advised on by the Golden Heart Community Foundation Advisory Board.

Golden Heart Community Foundation (GHCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), was pleased to announce its annual grants cycle will be open from August 15 to September 25, 2021 by 5 PM AKST. Grant awards are expected to range between $500 – $2,500.

Applications will be accepted from qualified, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations (or equivalents, such as Tribal entities, schools, and faith-based organizations) that support charitable organizations and programs in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Grants may support a broad range of community needs including, but not limited to health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development.

Grant projects must be completed within one year of award and are subject to the grantee completing an online grant agreement signifying acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant. A final grant report must also be submitted online by the assigned due date. Due dates and the forms to submit for these follow-ups can be found by logging into the online grant system.

Grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00 PM AKST on September 25, 2021 using the link provided below when the application period opens. 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.

Please review GHCF’s Competitive Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.

Please direct general questions to GHCF’s Program Manager, Sally Kieper, at: Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grant system to ACF’s Affiliate Program staff, at: or 907-334-6700.

GHCF Competitive Grant Guidelines

Fiscal Sponsor Letter Template

Online Grant Application Tutorial

Online Grant Reporting Tutorial

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