Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2015

346 Results totaling $
ADP Community Services(site)
Equipment for summer concert series in Anchorage.
Alaska Association for Historic Preservation(site)
Restore Launch Control Building on Nike Site Summit in Anchorage.
Alaska Avalanche Information Center, Inc(site)
Statewide avalanche forecasting and technology equipment at five forecast centers.
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts(site)
Sabbatical for Nancy Harbour.
Alaska Children's Trust(site)
Statewide Alaska Afterschool Network program.
Alaska Children's Trust(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Alaska Christian College(site)
Passenger vehicle to transport students in Soldotna.
Alaska Community Foundation - Pick.Click.Give.(site)
Pick.Click.Give. (PCG) Initiative.
Alaska Community Foundation - Recover Alaska Fund xx(site)
Recover Alaska Initiative: One-Stop-Shop.
Alaska Community Foundation - Recover Alaska Fund xx(site)
Recover Alaska Initiative: Recover Alaska media project.
Alaska Correctional Ministries(site)
Interior renovation of the New Hope Transition House in Anchorage.
Alaska Geographic Association(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation(site)
Senior Citizen Housing Development Fund.
Alaska Humanities Forum(site)
Documentary Film Series of Notable Alaskans.
Alaska Injury Prevention Center(site)
Sabbatical for Marcia Howell.
Alaska Literacy Program(site)
Sabbatical for Pauline Smith.
Alaska Literacy Program(site)
Install insulated siding on office building in Anchorage.
Alaska Literacy Program(site)
Exterior improvements to office building in Anchorage.
Alaska Native Heritage Center(site)
Equipment for the 15th Anniversary Celebration in Anchorage.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium(site)
Equipment and furniture for Family Birthing Services in Anchorage.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium(site)
Dental Health Aide Therapist Program.
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault(site)
Technology upgrades and office equipment in Juneau.
Alaska Pacific University(site)
Upgrade the Earl Brown Theater in Anchorage.
Alaska Primary Care Association, Inc.(site)
Communication plan for Alaska Nursing Action Coalition.
Alaska Public Media, Inc.(site)
Television automation system hardware in Anchorage.
Alaska State Fair, Inc(site)
Design and construct a covered performance stage in Palmer.
Amore, Martha Jean
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to write short stories and attend two Alaskan conferences.
Anchor-Age Center, Inc. dba Anchorage Senior Activity Center(site)
Van to deliver meals to children and seniors.
Anchorage Faith and Action - Congregations Together(site)
Leadership development training in Anchorage.
Anchorage Fine Arts Society
Professional recording equipment.
Anchorage Horse Council, Inc.(site)
Facility repairs at William E. Chamberlin Equestrian Center in Anchorage.
Anchorage Museum(site)
2015 Artist Residence Program.
Anchorage Museum(site)
Art installations and community activities for GLACIER conference in Anchorage.
Anchorage Museum(site)
Anchorage Museum expansion.
Anchorage Park Foundation(site)
Remembrance Park project in Anchorage.
Anchorage Park Foundation(site)
Renovate Anchorage Curling Club ice-making system.
Anchorage Ski Club(site)
Upgrades to T-bar lift system at Arctic Valley.
Anchorage Youth Court(site)
Office equipment for defendant meeting space.
Arctic Slope Native Association(site)
Sabbatical for Marie Carroll.
Association of Village Council Presidents(site)
Vehicle and equipment for an e-commerce Alaska Native arts and crafts business in Bethel.
Athabascan Fiddlers Association(site)
Studio and production equipment in Fairbanks.
Bean's Cafe(site)
Renovate the Children's Lunchbox and administration facility in Anchorage.
Big Lake Library Advocates(site)
Security equipment for the Big Lake Library.
Birdsall, Sarah J.
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to build a portable writing studio and complete a draft of her novel, "Wild River, Wild Rose."
Blood Bank of Alaska(site)
Construct new facility in Anchorage.
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
Boy Scouts of America, Midnight Sun Council(site)
Construct a maintenance/storage building at Lost Lake Camp in Fairbanks.
Bread Line, Inc.(site)
Kitchen, office and technology equipment for the Stone's Throw program in Fairbanks.
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation(site)
Safes for medication storage in village clinics.
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
Equipment for traveling art exhibit in Homer.
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.
Camp Fire Alaska(site)
Equipment and improvements at Camp K (Cooper Landing) and the Day Camp (Anchorage).
Carlin, Christopher E.(site)
Project award (crafts) for safety improvements to his Anchorage Studio where he makes bamboo fly rods.
Catholic Camp and Conference Ministries of Alaska(site)
Heaters and a commercial dishwasher for St. Therese's Camp in Wasilla.
Catholic Community Service, Inc.(site)
Two lift-equipped buses for senior and disability services in Angoon and Juneau.
Catholic Social Services(site)
Phone system for Service Center in Anchorage.
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies(site)
Upgrade outdoor learning spaces in Homer.
Child Care Connection, Inc., dba thread(site)
Technology assessment and plan for office in Anchorage.
Chilkat Indian Village(site)
Construct the Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center in Klukwan.
Chinik Eskimo Community(site)
Playground equipment in Golovin.
Christian Health Associates(site)
Purchase dental equipment and supplies.
Christian Health Associates(site)
Security system and furniture for the Cornerstone Clinic expansion in Anchorage.
Citizen Engagement Lab Education Fund(site)
Alaska-based research for Arts in a Changing America.
City and Borough of Yakutat(site)
Design and construction of a community playground.
City and Borough of Yakutat(site)
Construct parking lot at Lower Tawah Creek trailhead.
City and Borough of Yakutat(site)
Swimming pool facility repairs and upgrades.
City of Craig - Craig Public Library(site)
Collection materials, furnishings, and equipment.
City of Kotzebue: Parks & Recreation Department(site)
Equipment for the Kotzebue Youth Center.
City of Saxman
Edwin Dewitt Carving Center expansion.
Co-Occurring Disorders Institute Inc.(site)
Office furniture, storage shed and office improvements in Palmer.
Coalition for Education Equity, Inc.(site)
Technology enhancements to statewide Ed Connector program.
Cold Climate Housing Research Center(site)
Equipment for mobile test lab in Fairbanks.
Conti, Michael(site)
Project award (multidiscipline/new genre) to work on a solo exhibit for the Anchorage Museum.
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
Workforce housing research support.
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
Construct Spenard mixed-use housing development in Anchorage.
Cook Inlet Native Head Start(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council(site)
Administration of the Kids in Distressed Situations (KIDS) program statewide.
Cordova Arts and Pageants Limited(site)
Storage trailer for community equipment.
Craig Waverunners Swim Club(site)
Sport and technology equipment.
Davies, Sarah Elizabeth(site)
Project award (visual arts) to complete a public art installation consisting of 100 life-sized figures.
Demientieff-Worl, Rico Rodolfo(site)
Project award (visual arts) to expand from two-dimensional work into three dimensions, using bronze and 3-D printing.
Denali Arts Council(site)
Technology upgrades at Sheldon Arts Hangar in Talkeetna.
Denali Education Center aka Denali Foundation(site)
Technology upgrades at Denali Education Center.
Dillingham City School District
Fitness equipment for the community gym.
Disability Law Center of Alaska(site)
Computers and server for Anchorage office.
Djerassi Resident Artists Program(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.
Eads, Emerson William(site)
Project award (music composition) to write a children's opera based on an adaption of Yeat's Pot of Broth.
Fairbanks Counseling and Adoption(site)
Vehicle for the Family Services program.
Fairbanks North Star Borough - Parks and Recreation Department(site)
Construct a maintenance building at Birch Hill Recreation Area.
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival(site)
Flooring, sound and technology equipment.
Fairbanks Youth Advocates(site)
Furniture and fixtures for counseling office.
Farthest North Girl Scout Council(site)
Copier for Fairbanks office.
Food Bank of Alaska(site)
Replace flooring and pallet jacks in Anchorage.
Ford, Rachel Natalie(site)
Project award (visual arts) to create a book of graphic short stories depicting life in a small, isolated community in the North.
Gauthier, Amber
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to attend an International Music Festival.
Girl Scouts of Alaska(site)
Van for transporting Girl Scouts to camps.
Girl Scouts of Alaska(site)
Improvements at Camp Togowoods.
Gomez, Karinna(site)
Project award (visual arts) to participate in several artist residencies in Norway and create a new series of prints and drawings.
Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America(site)
Rebuild entrance road to Denali High Adventure Scout Base camp.
Grebe, Todd(site)
Project award (music composition) to tour and promote "Citizen," his third full-length compilation of original music.
Griffin Jr., Peter M.(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to develop a solo, one-hour performance from his collection of personal stories.
Hagen, John S.(site)
Project award (visual arts) to travel to workshops in Santa Fe and Maine, where he will focus on digital printing and developing his artistic vision.
Hill, Emma M.(site)
Project award (music composition) for travel and musical performances in Europe.
Hope Community Resources, Inc.(site)
Van in Kodiak.
Hospice of Homer(site)
Technology upgrades for the office.
Howard, Michael(site)
Project award (music composition) to produce his second full-length studio album.
Hughes Village Council
Wood working equipment for biomass heating project.
Hydaburg Cooperative Association(site)
Construct a traditional long house.
Identity, Inc.(site)
Remodel community center in Anchorage.
Ilisagvik College(site)
Fitness equipment for Recreation Center in Barrow.
Institute of the North(site)
Design and print "The State of Alaska's Arctic."
Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope(site)
Wheelchair accessible van for the vocational rehabilitation progam in Barrow.
Itta, Bobby Lynn
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a website, document and purchase supplies for her art.
Juneau Alaska Music Matters, Inc.(site)
Musical instruments.
Juneau Arts and Humanities Council(site)
Production of "Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being."
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Systems development for new grant programs.
Kachemak Bay Broadcasting(site)
Production studio consoles in Homer.
Kachemak Heritage Land Trust(site)
Cabin for office space in Homer.
Kahn, Anne M.(site)
Artist fellowship (Literary arts/scriptworks) to write short story fiction and a novel set in Southwest Alaska.
Kaulitz, Garry Charles
2015 Distinguished Artist Award.
Knapp, Mark(site)
Artist fellowship (Folk and traditional arts) to build five knives for submission to the 2016 Blade Show in Atlanta.
Kodiak Area Native Association(site)
Staffing for IMPACT (Improving Mood - Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment) match for John A. Hartford Foundation Social Innovation Fund grant.
Kodiak Women's Resource and Crisis Center
Sabbatical for Rebecca Shields.
La Montagne, Robert A.
Project award (crafts) to create a body of work comprised of individual pieces that weave together a narrative of northern issues.
Literacy Council of Alaska(site)
Furniture and equipment in Fairbanks.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Alaska and Washington(site)
Office equipment in Anchorage.
Mat-Su Food Bank dba Food Pantry of Wasilla(site)
Van for meal deliveries.
Mat-Su Valley Interfaith Hospitality Network(site)
Sabbatical for Laurie Kari.
McColl Center for Art + Innovation(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.
McCoy, Tamara(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to collaborate with a classical guitarist and commence with a two-country tour.
Metlakatla Indian Community(site)
Head Start facility and playground renovation.
Momentum Dance Collective(site)
Traveling stage and equipment for performances in Anchorage.
Muldoon Community Assembly(site)
Technology and equipment for youth mentorship program.
National Park Service(site)
Create a Historic American Building survey in Skagway.
National Parks Conservation Association(site)
Improvements to Caribou Creek Trail in Wrangell.
Native Village of Afognak(site)
Cultural/mess hall at Dig Afognak camp.
Native Village of Ruby(site)
Construct a multi-purpose facility.
Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks(site)
Construct new trail at Birch Hill Recreation Area.
Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage(site)
Replace water system and pump for summer ski jumping at Karl Eide complex.
Northwest Inupiat Housing Authority(site)
Sabbatical for Guy Adams.
O'Donnell, Nicole Stellon(site)
Artist fellowships (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a collection of poems, "Everything Never Comes Your Way."
O'Tierney, Maris Maeve(site)
Project award (music composition) to explore the concept of the "space between" in musical and geographic terms through music composed between Alaska and Ireland.
Odden, Mary Elaine
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete a collection of creative non-fiction essays with the working title of "Kith and Kin."
Parker, Kay Field
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) to study two rare sleeved tunics on the East Coast and in Canada.
Pence, Chantelle M.(site)
Project award (literary arts/scriptworks) to self-publish the first in a series of Homestead Girls books subtitled Alaska Grown Prose.
Perseverance Theatre(site)
Support for a new play: "Our Voices Will Be Heard," by Vera Starbard.
Petersburg Humane Association(site)
Foundation and skirting for animal shelter.
Philanthropy Northwest(site)
Alaska Diversity Fellowship.
Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawaii, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky(site)
Technology upgrades for Alaska offices.
Play N Learn Center Inc dba Thrivalaska(site)
Play equipment and technology in Fairbanks.
Polaris House
Vehicle for member transportation in Juneau.
Prescott Martindale, Vivian Faith(site)
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to do research and complete a poetry manuscript.
Prince William Sound Science and Technology Institute(site)
Nutrient auto-analyzer to test water samples in Cordova.
Programs for Infants and Children, Inc.(site)
Computers for home-based services in Anchorage.
Qutekcak Native Tribe(site)
Furniture and equipment for a Child Development Center in Seward.
REACH, Inc.(site)
Lift-equipped van in Juneau.
REACH, Inc.(site)
Office furniture in Juneau.
Radio Free Palmer(site)
Broadcast and production studio in Palmer.
Raven Radio KCAW CoastAlaska(site)
Radio tower repairs in Sitka.
Retirement Community of Fairbanks(site)
Construct Raven Landing apartment building and an emergency call system.
Riordan, James(site)
Project award (visual arts) to focus on a 96-page graphic novel that uses fiction and autobiography to address mortality and how one compartmentalizes personal trauma.
Rousso, Kathryn(site)
Project award (crafts) to create an exhibit exploring "A Sense of Place," featuring photos and textiles made from plant materials used around the world.
Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc.(site)
Develop a Housing First project in downtown Anchorage.
Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc.(site)
Construct family housing in East Anchorage.
Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc.(site)
Furnishings for Safe Harbor Inn in Anchorage.
Safe and Fear-Free Environment(site)
Upgrades to septic system at domestic violence shelter in Dillingham.
Saint Herman Orthodox Church(site)
Construct a bell tower for preservation of historic copper bells in King Cove.
Santa Fe Art Institute(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.
Seldovia Public Library(site)
Renovations, technology equipment and furnishings for community gathering room.
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc.(site)
Purchase and repair buses.
Set Free Alaska, Inc.(site)
Marketing and communications consultation and product development in Wasilla.
Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science, dba Alaska SeaLife Center(site)
Computers and monitors at Alaska Sealife Center.
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center(site)
Shelving in Haines.
Shiloh Community Development, Inc.(site)
Technology equipment for office in Anchorage.
Sitka Community Land Trust(site)
Design and development plans for the Community Land Trust.
Skiku, Inc.(site)
Skis and biathlon equipment for statewide youth outreach program.
Skiku, Inc.(site)
Vehicle in Anchorage.
Smith, Dawnell
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to write a collaborative memoir that examines the impact of sexual abuse on survivors and people who love them.
Southeast Alaska Friends of Montessori(site)
Furniture and equipment for the Children's House in Juneau.
Special Olympics Alaska, Inc.(site)
Equipment for alpine skiing and snowboarding program in Anchorage.
Spirit of Youth(site)
Office furniture and equipment in Anchorage.
Sprout Family Services(site)
Heating system upgrade and hearing screener in Homer.
St. George's Episcopal Church(site)
Roof replacement for the historic Red Dragon Club House in Cordova.
Student Conservation Association, Inc.(site)
Equipment, tools and furniture for statewide programming based in Anchorage.
Sultana New Ventures LLC(site)
Recover Alaska Initiative
Swanson, Cody(site)
Project award (visual arts) to finish his "cast-head camera" project, exploring altered memories to document the world around us.
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Completion of the Tanacross multi-purpose community health building.
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Supplies for Grandma's House program activities for youth in Tanana.
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Audio visual equipment for Community Health Aide Program in Fairbanks.
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
100 Year Celebration in Fairbanks.
Terminal Radio, Inc.(site)
Upgrades to the facility and tower transmitter in Valdez.
Tetpon, John F.
Artist fellowship (literary arts/scriptworks) to complete work of an autobiography.
The Alaska Center Education Fund dba Trailside Discovery Camp(site)
Fishing equipment, safety gear and a trailer for Trailside Discovery Camp in Anchorage.
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Community Asset Building Initiative.
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Tenant improvements for community space.
The Children's Place(site)
Upgrade recording system in Wasilla.
The Foraker Group(site)
2015 Leadership Summit in Anchorage.
The Foraker Group(site)
Upgrade phone system for office in Anchorage.
The Island Institute, Inc.(site)
Bookmaking, technology and classroom equipment in Sitka.
The Island Institute, Inc.(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.
The Salvation Army - Alaska Division(site)
Furnishings for the McKinnell House in Anchorage.
The Salvation Army - Alaska Division(site)
Roof replacement at the Mat-Su Corps building in Palmer.
The Salvation Army - Alaska Division(site)
Renovate the Old Bathhouse at King's Lake Camp in Wasilla.
The Salvation Army - Alaska Division(site)
Carpet at the Serendipity Adult Day Center in Anchorage.
Threshold Services(site)
Resurface floor at the recycling center in Kodiak.
Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority(site)
Expand and renovate Kake Senior Center.
Togiak Public Library and Cultural Center
Materials, equipment and consulting services.
Tyonek Tribal Conservation District(site)
Infrastructure improvements to the Tyonek Farm.
Unalaska Community Broadcasting(site)
Television station upgrades.
Unin, Lisa N.
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to make two full-size traditional Cup'ik parkas based on interviews of elders. The parkas will be donated to museums in Alaska.
United States Artists(site)
2015 USA Artists Assembly in Chicago.
United Way of Matanuska-Susitna Borough(site)
Toyo stoves for families affected by the Sockeye Fire in Willow.
University of Alaska Foundation - Institute of Social and Economic Research(site)
Alaska Fiscal Analysis.
University of Alaska Foundation - Museum of the North(site)
Evaluate "The Place Where You Go to Listen" sound system in Fairbanks.
University of Alaska Foundation - UAA College of Business and Public Policy(site)
New programming at UAA's Department of Economics.
University of Alaska Foundation - UAF Native Art Center(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.
University of Alaska Foundation - University of Alaska Southeast(site)
Alaska Native Language Lab technology upgrades, library collection enhancements, and production of documentary film in Juneau.
Valley Residential Services(site)
Technology upgrades in Wasilla.
Warden, Allison(site)
Artist fellowship (performance art) to focus on her latest work "Unipkaagusiksuguvik," the place of the future/ancient.
Wasilla Youth Soccer Association, Inc.(site)
Equipment for soccer field upgrades.
Whale Project(site)
Water works component for the Whale Project in Juneau.
Wonchala, Stephanie(site)
Artist fellowship (choreography) to attend dance and choreography festivals to teach and create new work.
YWCA Alaska(site)
Expand the Economic Justice program to Bethel.
Yakutat Tlingit Tribe(site)
Totem Pole.
Yakutat Tlingit Tribe(site)
Upgrade building infrastructure and purchase equipment for a culture camp in Yakutat.
Young, Timothy J.(site)
Artist fellowship (folk and traditional arts) for studio expansion and new equipment.
Zygote Press, Inc.(site)
2015 Artist Residency Program.