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2018 Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF) Mini-Grant Program

Grants to Alaska Nonprofits, Schools, Tribal Entities, and Faith-
Based for Community, Arts, and Health Programs in Petersburg

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) - Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF)

Deadline Date:

11/01/18 5:00 PM AKST


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Grants of up to $500 to Alaska nonprofits, tribal entities, schools, and faith-based organizations for charitable programs that address a wide range of community needs in the Petersburg area. Programs may fall in the areas of community development, health and wellness, arts and culture, education, and the great outdoors.

Preference will be given to applications which have the potential to impact a broad range of Petersburg area residents. Applications should detail measurable and achievable outcomes and demonstrate other sources of support, collaboration, and/or cooperation. Applications should also address the sustainability of the proposed program or project for which funding is desired.

Evaluation criteria include but are not limited to the overall merit of the project, the ability of the organization to successfully complete the project, the clarity and measurability of the project’s goal, the feasibility of the time frame given for completion of the project, and the number of people served.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184233

Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical Mini-grant award range: Up to $500

Term of Contract:

Mini-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 Petersburg area.

Ineligible organizations or activities: Individuals, for-profit, 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), 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 PCF 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 the attached guidelines PDF for a full list of requirements.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Period Opens: Monday, October 1, 2018
Application Deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2018 by 5:00pm AKST

Online 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:

For general questions:
Holli Flint, Program Manager

For eligibility and technical questions:
Shawn Rivera, Affiliate Program Officer

Petersburg Community Foundation
PO Box 1024
Petersburg, AK 99833

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska: Petersburg