Grants

The Alaska Community Foundation and its Affiliates typically award grants through a competitive application process or a donor's recommendation. The specific grant criteria, application requirements, and deadline varies by grant program. Please review the grant guidelines for each grant program to determine your eligibility before applying.

Please direct questions to ACF at grants@alaskacf.org or 907-334-6700. Please direct questions about Affiliate grant programs to ACF's Affiliate Program Officers, at affiliate@alaskacf.org or 907-334-6700.

The Premera Rural Health Care Fund Applications will be accepted December 1st, 2019 – January 24, 2020

The Premera Rural Health Care Fund supports access to quality health care through grants to providers in rural and remote Alaska communities. Eligible projects include medical and dental equipment, technology and vehicles, as well as ancillary equipment for emergency services, facility renovations, restorations and furnishings. Eligible providers include community health centers, outpatient clinics, Alaska Native- and tribal government-operated clinics and/or hospitals, critical access hospitals and sole community hospitals, located in rural and remote locations of Alaska. For more information, please click on the grant name link.

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Strengthening Organizations Applications accepted year-round

Grant awards support professional staff and board of directors in their efforts to build the capacity of their organizations. Eligibility is limited to 501(c)3 nonprofit, or equivalent, organizations located in the state of Alaska. Please take a couple moments and check out our Frequently Asked Questions section!

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2019 Vocational Fund for Alaska’s Future – Workforce Development Grant Program 2019 Application Deadline has passed

The Vocational Fund for Alaska’s Future (VFAF) grant program seeks applications from eligible organizations for projects that sharpen vocational skills and contribute to the competitiveness of Alaska’s natural resource and overall economy. Proposed projects should be focused on building skills of relevance to natural resource development industries such as oil & gas and mining. Projects that build and refine skills that are cross-cutting across a variety of industries and sectors will be especially competitive.

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Alaska International Understanding Grant 2019 Application Deadline has passed

The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) is now accepting applications from eligible organizations to support education, research, and building cultural connections between Alaskans and other nations. This grant program is made possible through the Irma Scavenius Memorial Fund for Furthering Understanding Between Alaskans and Those of Other Countries.

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GCI Suicide Prevention Grant 2019 Application Deadline has passed

The Alaska Community Foundation, in partnership with GCI, is proud to offer the Alaska Born and Raised Suicide Prevention Grant Program, which will fund projects and organizations whose goal is to reduce the rates of suicide in Alaska and promote mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections.

Eligible applicants include 501(c)(3) nonprofits or equivalent organizations located in the state of Alaska, which may include tribes, schools, churches, local government agencies, and programs.

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Anchorage Trail Care Fund Grant 2019 Application Deadline has passed

The purpose of this fund is to establish a source for funding of summer soft surface trail maintenance and construction projects in the Anchorage Bowl, from Girdwood to Eklutna. Soft surface trails are meant to include non-paved trails on public land used for non-motorized activities where maintenance is not generally funded through local, state, or federal budgets.

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Alaska Children’s Trust Tier 1 – Community Based Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Grants 2019 Application Deadline has passed

Organizations throughout Alaska working to prevent child abuse and neglect are invited to apply for mini-grants (up to $10,000) from ACT’s competitive grant cycle. Applications are accepted from qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations or equivalent organizations located in the state of Alaska. Equivalent organizations may include tribes, local or state governments, schools, or Regional Educational Attendance Areas. Grant funding will be awarded for primary prevention only.

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Social Justice Fund Grants 2019 Deadline has passed

The Social Justice Grant Program is noncompetitive cycle offering general operating support to organizations and partnerships working on social justice issues. We will be accepting nominations January 14th – February 20th, 2019. If you represent such a group or know of a group or entity working collaboratively on social justice issues please nominate them using the link below.

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