What is Giving Together?
Giving Together is a program at The Alaska Community Foundation that allows fundholders and donors to partner with ACF in our grantmaking process and co-fund the grant proposals that most inspire them. It is ACF’s goal to connect people with the causes they care about. By creating a direct link between donors and nonprofit missions, we help you maximize your charitable giving.
The Social Justice Grant Program at ACF offers flexible grant support that can be used for projects, programs, partnerships, and to assist with general operating expenses to advance measurable social justice work. At the beginning of May, the Social Justice committee at ACF awarded $100,000 in funds to many of those nominated. Unfortunately, we were unable to fund all projects worthy of support. Below you will find a list of those organizations whose projects we were unable to support and who wished to be considered for funding through our Giving Together program.
PLEASE INDICATE THE FUND YOU WISH TO DONATE TO IN THE ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS SECTION IN STEP TWO.
90% by 2020
Increase integration of English Language Learner student services with in Anchorage School District’s educational programs and services.
Alaska Institute for Justice (AIJ)
Increase AIJ’s capacity to respond to the concerns of immigrant and refugee communities in Alaska targeted by federal immigration policy.
Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC)
Use existing e-medical delivery systems to provide e-legal services to rural Alaskan residents and better support non-attorney advocates.
Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center (ANWRC)
Broaden and strengthen the network of Tribes that work with ANWRC to advocate for the safety of women and children in their communities and homes.
Anchorage Realizing Indigenous Student Excellence (ARISE)/Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC)
Improve educational equity for Alaska Native students in the Anchorage School District.
Anchorage Youth Court
Pilot a law and leadership summer program for area youth that will develop capable leaders who are invested in social justice issues.
Juneau Community Foundation
Cross Cultural Communication through Art. Work with racial eqaulity consultants to create a curriculum resourse guide and outreach plan nessusary to offer training for lacal statewide partners.
Increase adult resilience by addressing institutional racism and historic trauma through training and workshops.
Municipality of Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Develop a Language Access Plan for limited English proficient individuals that will establish a strategy for delivering equal access.
Priceless Alaska (Grace Alaska & Love Alaska)
Support the immediate needs and long-term recovery of sex trafficing victoms.
The Alaska Innocence Project (AKIP)
Correct errors made by the justice system that lead to wrongful convictions, and as prevent future wrongful convictions through education.
The Business Boutique Training Center
Support a community business development and career training center that offers intensive, Barriers to Employment Management training.
Trustees for Alaska
Raise awareness of the issue of environmental justice through free legal series that protect and defend Alaska’s lands, waters, wildlife and communities.
United Way of Anchorage
Support collaborative Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness efforts.
Victims for Justice
Train Alaskan police, advocates, and prosecutors about Trauma Informed Victim Interviews.
Welcoming Anchorage Initiative
Train trusted leaders of marginalized communities to help deliver information and updates in a culturally relevant manner that empowers individuals to execute recommended emergency procedures.
Provide locally-based intercultural sensitivity education program that is low-cost, accessible, and inclusive of all cultures (including the dominant culture).