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Juneau Hope Endowment Fund/CBJ Social Service Grants

Grants to Juneau, Alaska Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Schools for Health and Social Services Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Juneau Community Foundation

Conf. Date:

12/13/18

LOI Date:

12/28/18

Deadline Date:

03/06/19 6:00 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Juneau, Alaska nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools to provide health and social services programs in the local community. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and services that address the following social issues: homelessness, hospice, mental health, substance abuse, suicide prevention, domestic violence, health, education, and income stability.

Juneau Hope Endowment Fund:

The Juneau Hope Endowment Fund was established in September 2014 with the intent of supporting 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and government agencies that provide programs and services in the Juneau community to address the following social issues:
- Homelessness
- Suicide Prevention
- Hospice
- Substance Abuse
- Mental Health
- Relief for Victims of Violence

Annually, the Juneau Hope Endowment Fund will award approximately $1.9 million in grants to organizations and agencies that address these social issues. The Foundation seeks to fund the highest priority social service needs in Juneau.

CBJ Social Service Grant Funding:

It is anticipated that the Assembly will provide approximately $890,000 for this grant award cycle. These grants are for 501(c)3 non-profit organizations to support services to people in Juneau in these areas:

Health:

- Access to Health Care (affordable healthcare, insurance coverage)
- Suicide Prevention
- Substance Abuse (treatment/prevention)
- Infants and Toddlers (prenatal care, pediatric care, nutrition)
- Seniors (access to healthcare, prescription medicine, mobility, end of life care, adult daycare)
- People with Disabilities (access to care, integration into community)

Education:

- Readiness to Learn (literacy fundamentals for all ages)
- Early Elementary Performance (reading, writing)
- Success in High School (dropout/graduation rate, disproportionally)
- Community Building in Schools (student volunteers, parent engagement)

Income Stability:

- Access to Employment (access to childcare, quality of care)
- Shelter and Housing (supported/transitional housing emergency shelter, cost of living)
- Poverty (food, clothing, shelter)
- Young Adult Stability (employment, teen pregnancy)
- Family Stability (adult/mentor support and availability, domestic violence)

Cooperative applications addressing area priorities are encouraged.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166939

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants do not have a minimum or maximum funding level.

Term of Contract:

Grants are determined each year before the end of April; however, funding is not available until after July 15. Grant funds can be expended until the end of June the following year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Juneau Hope Endowment Fund:
- Non-profit 501(c)3 organizations, government entities, and schools demonstrating 3 years of operation in Juneau may apply.
- The following projects will not be considered: health services that are not directly related to mental health, capital expenditures for housing, public, or private education

CBJ Social Service Grant Funding:
- Funds programs and projects for 501(c)3 non-profit organizations.

Restrictions:
- The following projects will not be considered for Hope grants: health services that are not directly related to mental health, capital expenditures for housing, or funding for public or private education
- Hope Endowment/CBJ Social Service funds cannot be used for capital projects.
- Following projects will not be considered: maintaining, acquiring, improving, or constructing facilities.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Public Meeting, Thursday, December 13 from 4:30-5:30 PM held at the Downtown Public Library, large conference room. Anyone interested in this grant process is welcome to attend.

Pre-Application Information:

Letters of Interest are due Friday, December 28, 2018 by 8:00 PM.

Applications are due Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by 6:00 PM.

Anticipated Announcement Date: March 29, 2019.

Contact Information:

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

Please email your letter of interest and report to amy@juneaucf.org.

Any questions: Call Amy Skilbred at 907-523-5450.

Applications should be delivered or mailed to:

Juneau Community Foundation
350 N. Franklin Street, #4
Juneau, Alaska 99801

Phone: (907) 523-5450
Fax: (907) 463-4841
Email: info@juneaucf.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska: Juneau