• Chilkat Valley Community Foundation Emergency Response Fund

    Fund created to support victims of the devastating storm and slide in the Chilkat Valley.

  • Working Together for Alaska's Future

    2019 Annual Report


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

Anchorage Trail Care Fund Grant Applications Open March 2nd, 2021 - April 15th, 2021

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.


Social Justice Fund Grants Application Deadline has passed

The Social Justice Grant Program is a competitive cycle offering general operating support to organizations and partnerships working on social justice issues. We will be accepting nominations January 13th – February 24th, 2021. Please click on the link for more information.


The Premera Rural Health Care Fund 2021 Application Dates are to be determined

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.


Strengthening Organizations 2021 Application Dates are to be determined

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 review the grant guidelines and frequently asked questions for more information.


Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund

The State of Alaska has set aside $35 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to specifically support nonprofits in Alaska adversely affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.


2020 GCI Suicide Prevention Grant 2020 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. Please click the link for more information.