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Juneau Hope Endowment Fund/CBJ Social Service Grants

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in
Eligible Areas for Health and Social Services Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Juneau Community Foundation

Conf. Date:

12/12/19

LOI Date:

01/08/20

Deadline Date:

03/05/20 6:00 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Alaska nonprofit organizations, agencies, and schools in eligible areas 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 social issues in Juneau, including homelessness, suicide prevention, hospice, substance abuse, mental health, and relief for victims of violence. The Foundation seeks to fund the highest priority social service needs in Juneau.

CBJ Social Service Grant Funding:  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, disproportionately)
  • 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)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166939

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants do not have a minimum or maximum funding level.

Approximately $1,000,000 will be available for funding annually for the Juneau Hope Endowment Fund.

Approximately $750,000 will be available for CBJ Social Service grants after July 30, 2020, subject to funds allocated by the Assembly.

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. Coordinated applications with organizations working together are encouraged.

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:

A Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 5:00 to 6:00 PM, 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 Wednesday, January 8, 2020, by 6:00 PM. All agencies interested in funding must submit an LOI.

Applications are due Thursday, March, 5, 2020, by 6:00 PM.

Anticipated Announcement Date: April 6, 2020.

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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