Foundation / Corporation
The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF)
Grants of up to $10,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations, agencies, churches, and tribes for organizational capacity-building activities. Eligible projects include training, financial management, technology infrastructure, strategic and business planning, fundraising plans, community building, and executive director recruitment or coaching.
The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) offers the Strengthening Organizations grant program with the goal of helping Alaska nonprofits become better equipped to meet their missions. This program supports projects that strengthen the applicant organization, ensuring it has well-organized systems in place and skilled employees who have the training and resources to successfully provide services.
Grant awards will support nonprofit staff and board of directors in their efforts to access tools, develop practical skills, and cultivate support systems needed to effectively achieve the organization’s mission in the areas of leadership development, organizational development, program development, collaboration, and community engagement, and evaluation of effectiveness.
Eligible Projects - Applicants may select only one capacity building activity to be accomplished at a time with Strengthening Organizations grant funding, from the following categories:
For additional information on these project types, see: https://alaskacf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2021-SO-Grant-Guidelines.pdf#page=4
Priorities: Due to limited budgeted funds for each grant program year, preference will be given to small, rural organizations or projects that result in stronger outreach or programming to rural communities; demonstrate accountability, cultural sensitivity, and unify communities; are politically neutral and environmentally sound; empower the disadvantaged or underserved; are collaborative and show community support.
GrantWatch ID#: 178728
Grant requests may be for up to $10,000; typically awards are funded in the $4,000 to $6,000 range.
All awarded projects are required to be completed within one calendar year from the date grant funds are received.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=alaska
For questions, to request a draft review, or for difficulties with the online grant system, please contact an ACF Program staff member at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 907-334-6700.
For questions, please contact ACF’s VP of Programs & Grants, Eleanor Huffines, at email@example.com or Senior Program Officer of Grants & Scholarships, Stefanie O’Brien, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Alaska Community Foundation
3201 C Street, Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99503
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