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Grants to Southeast Alaska Nonprofits for
Health, Education, and Economic Self-Sufficiency

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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United Way of Southeast Alaska

Deadline Date:

06/30/16 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 to Southeast Alaska nonprofit organizations for projects, programs, and services in the areas of education, income, and health. Funding may be used to pay salaries, purchase materials, or to pay for outreach. Overhead costs, such as rent or utilities, are not eligible.

Focus Area Details

Education: All children enter school ready to learn and graduate prepared for careers.
- School readiness, early childhood education, and early grade literacy
- Career and like skills preparedness
- Development of competencies, assets, positive attributes, and resiliency
- Successful school transitions and on-time high school graduation
- Positive youth activities, year-round learning, and social development in the community

Income: All residents are economically stable and self-sufficient
- Workforce development, sustained employment, adult education, job readiness, training and retention, and vocational skills development.
- Access to food, shelter, emergency assistance, transportation, public benefits, primary healthcare and disaster services.
- Financial education, debt reduction, credit repair, building savings and gaining financial assets.
- Legal intervention, homeownership counseling, and education to prevent foreclosure
- Affordable housing

Health: All individuals and communities in Southeast Alaska are healthy, safe, and thriving
- Promoting healthy living and chronic disease prevention
- Focusing on preventing injuries, child abuse/neglect or domestic violence
- Development of youth competencies, assets, positive attributes and resiliency
- Engaging youth in meaningful, healthy alternative activities
- Substance abuse prevention, early intervention, treatment, and recovery
- Coordinating health resources/services, increasing health care coverage, providing services for the uninsured and access to health care

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145377

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$15,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 - $2,500

Term of Contract:

All allocated funds must be used between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All applicants must meet the following requirements and submit sufficient evidence if requested:
- 501(c)(3) organization
- Incorporated/chartered under appropriate local, state, and federal statutes
- Abide by federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and anti-terrorism
- Maintain a physical presence within and primarily serve residents of Southeast Alaska
- Governed by a local/regional/state-based volunteer Board of Directors that meets regularly, makes policy decisions, and holds election of officers

Pre-Application Information:

Email, mail, or deliver the application to the contact address.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Sara J Truitt, Resource Development Director
907-463-5530
staff@unitedwayseak.org

3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 106
Juneau, AK 99801

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