Grant Application Open: March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024

A geographic community endowment fund to meet the ever-changing needs of the Palmer, AK area and is advised on by the Palmer Community Foundation Advisory Board.

The Palmer Community Foundation (PCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), is pleased to announce its 2024 annual grant program is open from March 1 to March 31, 2024.

Applications are 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 greater Palmer area and Matanuska River watershed communities of Butte, Sutton, Chickaloon, and Glacier View, collectively referred to as the PCF service region.

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 5:00PM AKST on Friday, March 31, 2024 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 PCF’s Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.

Please direct general questions to Penney Champney at (907) 841-6050 or Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grant system to The Alaska Community Foundation at or 907-334-6700.

PCF Grant Guidelines

Online Grant Application Tutorial

Online Grant Reporting Tutorial

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