Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

2019 Alaska Native Social Justice Fund

Grants to Alaska Native Led Nonprofits, Tribes,
Schools, and Agencies for Social Justice Efforts

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF)

Deadline Date:

02/20/19 5:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Alaska Native led nonprofit organizations, tribes, schools, faith-based organizations, and local government agencies for social justice efforts. Applicants are requested to contact the funding source before submitting an application. Funding is intended to increase access to education and traditional resources, and to address over-representation in the prison system and under-representation in the political process.

The Alaska Community Foundation’s goals for the Alaska Native Social Justice Fund grant cycle are to support strategic collaborations that prioritize leadership development and allow Alaska Native communities to use their own voices to identify and address the social justice issues that are the most important to their communities.

To be considered for funding, proposals must support Alaska Native led efforts that are collaborative in nature, committed to leadership development, and actively address systemic social justice issues in Alaska Native communities.

Eligible Types of Support:
- Program Expansion or Creation - Supports specific projects or programs that serve the Alaska Native community and are linked to an organization’s primary mission.
- General Operational Support- Supports operations of organizations and programs directly addressing social justice issues affecting Alaska Natives. Organizations must demonstrate that general operating support is sustainable beyond the period for requested funds.

Additionally, ACF is highly interested in innovative programs and collaborative efforts that address systemic change related to social justice issues within their communities and champion leadership development. Lower priority is given to requests to pay for staff positions, and duplication of existing services. Entities working on social justice issues pertaining to criminal justice, increased Alaska Native voice, tribal courts, education, suicide, child welfare, and subsistence are encouraged to apply.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182668

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$140,000

Number of Grants:

ACF anticipates awarding 8 to 12 grants.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant awards through this program will range from $5,000 to $20,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant awards through this program may be eligible for renewal for an additional year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Your organization is a nonprofit, tribe, school, faith-based organization, local government agency, program, or grassroots organization.
- Your organization serves Alaska Natives as part of its core constituency.
- Your organization’s leadership and board are composed of individuals who represent and are accountable to the communities served.
- Your organization consults with the Alaska Native communities it serves and incorporates community priorities as part of its core focus.
- Your organization collaborates with local partners working on similar issues, and has a clear vision and strategy for improving the quality of life in the communities it serves.
- Your organization empowers community members to take collective action in addressing community needs.
- Your organization is interested in long-term, fundamental, ideological shifts in relation to social justice issues.

If you have an open grant at ACF, your organization may apply as long as all reporting requirements are up to date.

The following are not eligible for grant funding:
- Individuals
- State or federal government agencies
- For-profit organizations or businesses
- Organizations dedicated to advocacy or local chamber organizations
- Requests for endowment building, deficit financing, direct fundraising costs, lobbying, electioneering and activities of a political nature. However, research and educational activities are permitted.
- Advertisements, sponsorships, special events
- Activities that improperly discriminate as to race, gender, marital status, sexual preference, age, disability, creed or ethnicity or grants for religious indoctrination or other religious activities
- Activities outside the State of Alaska.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for applications: 5:00 PM, February 20, 2019

Please contact Katie St. John before applying. If your organization is a strong fit with the eligibility criteria and is interested in applying, ACF will discuss if your organization is a likely candidate for funding.

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.

Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=alaska

Katie St. John
Vice President of Programs & Grants
kstjohn@alaskacf.org
(907) 249-6617

Stefanie O’Brien
Program Officer of Grants and Scholarships
sobrien@alaskacf.org
(907) 274-6710

The Alaska Community Foundation
3201 C Street, Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-334-6700
Toll freer: 855-3366701

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, and Nonprofits to Reduce Violent Crime and Promote Safe Neighb...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, faith-based or community organizations, and tribal governments to create and implement strategies to reduce violent crime and promote safe neighborhoods. Applicants are advised that re

GrantWatch ID#: 123715

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Researchers Affiliated with USA Qualified Institutions for Clinical Research in th...

Deadline 08/28/20 LOI Date: 07/10/20

Grants of up to $50,000 to researchers affiliated with USA qualified institutions for research in the field of pediatric oncology. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to increase the institution's capacity to conduct

GrantWatch ID#: 125838

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films in ...

Deadline 06/15/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length films in eligible genres. Funding is intended to support nonfiction films at any production phase from development through post-production. Films should demonstrate effective storytelling

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Schools, Colleges, Museums, and Tribes for Native Alaskan Educa...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to Alaska nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges, cultural centers, museums, and tribal organizations for educational opportunities in eligible regions. Funding is intended to provide access to high-quality education for native adults and children who are ori

GrantWatch ID#: 128374

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Schools, Colleges, Tribal Organizations, and Individuals for Al...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $6,000 to Alaska nonprofit organizations, schools, colleges, tribal organizations, and individuals to promote the culture of Native Alaskans in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support projects that further the traditions of these peoples, preser

GrantWatch ID#: 128375

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for Conservation in Agricul...

Deadline 06/29/20

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, non-federal agencies, tribes, and individuals to promote the adoption and development of innovative approaches to conservation in agriculture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several week

GrantWatch ID#: 129980

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400