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2018 Golden Heart Community Foundation (GHCF) Grant Program

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Tribes, Schools, and Faith-Based
Agencies to Benefit Fairbanks-North Pole Area Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) - Golden Heart Community Foundation (GHCF)

Deadline Date:

10/15/18 5:00 PM AKST

Description:

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Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations and equivalent agencies, such as Tribal agencies, schools, and faith-based organizations, for programs and projects that benefit those living in the Fairbanks/North Pole area. Funding will be provided for proposals that address a broad range of community needs, including health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162632

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$18,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards will range from $500 to $2,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant projects must be completed within one year of award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications will be accepted 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 in the Fairbanks/North Pole area.

Ineligible organizations or activities: Individuals, for-profit, 501(c)(4), 501(c)(6), and non-Alaska based organizations, private or family foundations, state and federal government agencies, and ad hoc groups without a tax exempt legal status are not eligible for competitive grants. Applications for religious indoctrination or other religious activities, endowment building, deficit financing, fundraising, lobbying, electioneering, or activities of political nature will not be considered, nor will proposals for ads, sponsorships, or special events (e.g. fundraisers) and any proposals which discriminate as to race, gender, marital status, sexual preference, age, disability, creed, or ethnicity.

Exceptions: In selected cases, projects undertaken by organizations that normally fall outside the above guidelines may be able to receive funding. Examples include faith-based organizations whose proposal impacts the broader community, and 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 GHCF on behalf of the ineligible organization. A letter from the fiscal sponsor must be submitted with the application for the project to be considered. Please review the fiscal sponsor letter template at the end of this document for a full list of requirements.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm AKST on Monday, October 15, 2018 when the application period opens on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Online Grant Application Tutorial: http://alaskacf.org/grant-application-tutorial

Contact Information:

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

Click here to apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=alaska

Please direct programmatic and general questions to GHCF’s Program Manager, Paula Earp, at pearp@alaskacf.org.

Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grant system to The Alaska Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program Officer, Shawn Rivera, at srivera@alaskacf.org or 907-274-6708.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska: Fairbanks/North Pole Area