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Kodiak Community Foundation (KCF) Grant

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits to Benefit
Those Living in the Kodiak Archipelago

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Foundation / Corporation

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

Deadline Date:

06/16/17 5:00 PM AKST


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Grants ranging from $500 to $25,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations for programs and projects that benefit those living in the Kodiak Archipelago. Preference will be given to applications that have the potential to impact a broad range of area residents. Applicants should demonstrate how their project has measurable and achievable outcomes and has 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:

Individual grant amounts will be awarded from $500 to $25,000 to one or more organizations.

Term of Contract:

Awarded grant proposals must be completed within one year.

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) that support 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:

The Kodiak Community Foundation’s Grant Program will be accepting applications beginning at 9:00am AKST on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Grant applications must be submitted online and received by 5:00pm AKST on Friday, June 16, 2017. Grant reports for previous grant awards from ACF/KCF must also be submitted prior to the deadline for the current application to be considered.

Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to access the application.

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 here:

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