Grant Application Open: August 14, 2023 - September 22, 2023

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.

2023 GHCF Annual Grant Program

Golden Heart Community Foundation’s Annual Grant program will be open from Monday, August 14, through Friday, September 22, 2023 by 5 PM.

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 area. 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.

Past Grantees

Please note, if you received a 2022 (or earlier) GHCF grant, you must complete all grant reporting before you are eligible to apply for a grant. If you need help on how to complete your online grant report, please read this tutorial: Online Grant Reporting Tutorial

New Applicants

Before applying for a GHCF Grant, please review the 2023 GHCF Annual Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.

Review the Online Grant Application Tutorial for tips and instructions on using our online grant system.


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

Grant Applicant & Grantee Resources

2023 GHCF Annual Grant Guidelines

Fiscal Sponsor Letter Template

Online Grant Application Tutorial

Online Grant Reporting Tutorial

When you’re ready to apply, go to the online grant system to get started!

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