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Kodiak Community Foundation (KCF) Grant

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits for Education, the Arts,
Health, and Outdoors Programs in the Kodiak Archipelago

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) - Kodiak Community Foundation (KCF)

Deadline Date:

06/19/18 5:00 PM AKST


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Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Alaska nonprofits, schools, Tribal entities and faith-based organizations for programs that benefit residents of the Kodiak Archipelago. Grants may support a broad range of community needs, including but not limited to education, health and wellness, arts and culture, the great outdoors, and community development.

Preference will be given to applications that have the potential to impact a broad range of area residents. Applications should detail measurable and achievable outcomes and demonstrate other sources of support, collaboration, and/or cooperation. Applications should also address the sustainability of the proposed program or project for which funding is desired.

Evaluation criteria include but are not limited to the overall merit of the project, the ability of the organization to successfully complete the project, the clarity and measurability of the project’s goal, the feasibility of the time frame given for completion of the project, and the number of people served.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162631

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical grant awards range from $500-$5,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant projects must be completed within one year of award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Kodiak Community Foundation (KCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), seeks applications 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 on the Kodiak Archipelago.

Ineligible organizations or activities:

Individuals, for-profit, 501(c)(4), 501(c)(6), and non-Alaska based organizations, private or family foundations, and state and federal government agencies are not eligible for competitive grants.

Applications for religious indoctrination or other religious activities, endowment building, deficit financing, fundraising, lobbying, electioneering, and activities of political nature will not be considered, nor will proposals for ads, sponsorships, or special events and any proposals which discriminate as to race, gender, marital status, sexual preference, age, disability, creed, or ethnicity.


In selected cases, projects undertaken by organizations that normally fall outside the above guidelines may be able to receive funding. Examples include: Religious organizations without religious purpose whose proposal impacts the broader community; or local units of government whose proposal extends beyond the traditional governmental functions that impact the broader community.

Fiscal Sponsorship:

Ineligible organizations may be able to receive funding for projects if they seek support from a qualified organization who is willing to provide fiscal sponsorship. Fiscal sponsors must agree to take legal and fiscal responsibility for accepting grant funds from KCF on behalf of the ineligible organization. A letter from a fiscal sponsor must be submitted with the application for the project be considered. Please see the fiscal sponsorship letter template at the end of the attached guidelines document below for a full list of requirements.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm AKST on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Application instructions may be found here:

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online application system to ACF’s Affiliate Program Officer, Shawn Rivera, at 907-274-6708 or

Please direct programmatic and general questions to KCF’s Program Manager, Brianna Gibbs, at

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska: Kodiak Archipelago