Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2016

376 Results totaling $
AOF/Pacific Affordable Housing Corp.(site)
Development of a senior housing project in Juneau.
Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies(site)
Furnishings in Juneau.
Akiachak Native Community
Technology equipment.
Alaska Association of Conservation Districts(site)
Vehicle for the Fairbanks Youth for Habitat program.
Alaska Avalanche Information Center, Inc(site)
Avalanche safety and training equipment in Valdez.
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum(site)
Upgrade exhibits in Anchorage.
Alaska Center for Children and Adults(site)
Turf for accessible playground in Fairbanks.
Alaska Center for Children and Adults(site)
Sabbatical for Susan Kessler.
Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired(site)
Renovate roof at the Anchorage facility.
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts(site)
Grand piano.
Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts dba Triumvirate Theatre(site)
Roof replacement and stage renovation for theater in Kenai.
Alaska Children's Services, Inc. dba AK Child & Family(site)
Implement trauma-informed practice model in Anchorage.
Alaska Children's Trust(site)
Furniture and computers in Anchorage.
Alaska Dental Society Charitable Activities Fund Inc.(site)
Supplies and equipment rental for Alaska Mission of Mercy.
Alaska Family Services, Inc.(site)
Vehicle in Palmer.
Alaska Historical Society(site)
Film editing and transfer of film content to permanent digital storage in Anchorage.
Alaska Injury Prevention Center(site)
Merger and office relocation in Anchorage.
Alaska Institute for Justice(site)
Furniture and technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Alaska Legal Services Corporation(site)
Telephone system in Anchorage.
Alaska Marine Safety Education Association(site)
Sabbatical for Jerry Dzugan.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium - Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation(site)
Furniture, fixtures, and equipment for the Patient Housing facility in Anchorage.
Alaska Pacific University(site)
Weight room upgrades at the Atwood Center in Anchorage.
Alaska School Activities Association(site)
Furniture and renovate office space in Anchorage.
Anchor-Age Center, Inc. dba Anchorage Senior Activity Center(site)
Furniture and security system upgrades.
Anchor-Age Center, Inc. dba Anchorage Senior Activity Center(site)
Kitchen and ballroom upgrades.
Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness(site)
Furniture, equipment, and technology.
Anchorage Community Land Trust(site)
Technology upgrades.
Anchorage Community Land Trust(site)
Acquire blighted property.
Anchorage Faith and Action - Congregations Together(site)
Technology upgrades.
Anchorage Museum(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.
Anchorage Sports Association(site)
Renovations at Albrecht Softball Complex.
Anchorage Youth Court(site)
Anderson, Emily(site)
Project award (music composition) to compose, and produce an album.
Angoon Community Association
Renovation and equipment for the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall.
Arctic Education Foundation(site)
Challenge grant.
Arctic Resource Center for Suicide Prevention
Office furniture in Fairbanks.
Arctic Slope Native Association(site)
Furniture, equipment, and paint for the Pre-Maternal Home in Barrow.
Artchange, Inc.(site)
Technology and equipment upgrades in Sitka.
Association of Alaska School Boards(site)
Matching funds for a culturally responsive, social and emotional learning program in Alaska schools.
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Alaska Chapter(site)
Professional development training and scholarships in Anchorage.
Beacon Hill(site)
Technology upgrades and an art exhibition in Anchorage.
Bean's Cafe(site)
Repairs and equipment for kitchen in Anchorage.
Birchwood Camp of the Alaska United Methodist Conference, Inc.(site)
Furniture and equipment for camp in Chugiak.
Blanchett, Phillip
Artist fellowship (presentation/interpretation) to develop a theatrical performance that communicates Yup'ik cultural values.
Blanchett, Stephen
Artist fellowship (music composition) to create a solo production of Yup'ik, Tsimshian, and English songs.
Blood Bank of Alaska(site)
Vehicle for the mobile blood drive program in Anchorage.
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation(site)
Dental operatory equipment in Dillingham.
Bristol Bay Native Association(site)
Commercial kitchen equipment and computers for the Child Development department in Dillingham.
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.
CCS Early Learning(site)
Fire alarm at the Chugiak Early Learning Center.
Calypso Farm and Ecology Center(site)
Equipment and materials in Ester.
Camp Fire Alaska(site)
Technology, equipment, and sporting goods for the Anchorage office and camp sites.
Catholic Camp and Conference Ministries of Alaska(site)
Renovate restroom in Wasilla.
Catholic Social Services - Brother Francis Shelter XX(site)
Safety improvements in Anchorage.
Central Peninsula Health Foundation(site)
Transitional living center in Soldotna.
Chilkat Indian Village(site)
Collections enhancement, technology equipment and book drop for the Klukwan Community Library.
Chung, Thomas
Project award (visual arts) to travel around Alaska to gather stories and to produce ten large scale oil paintings.
City and Borough of Juneau - Juneau-Douglas City Museum(site)
Display cases for the museum.
City and Borough of Juneau - Parks and Recreation(site)
Renovate historic building at Treadwell Mine Historical Park in Douglas.
City and Borough of Sitka(site)
Display cases for the William Stortz Gallery.
City and Borough of Sitka - Sitka Community Hospital(site)
Renovations and equipment.
City and Borough of Yakutat(site)
Design and install a community playground.
City of Dillingham(site)
Renovate Senior Citizens Center.
City of Homer - Homer Public Library(site)
Library collection enhancements.
City of Kake(site)
Renovate the community gymnasium and kitchen.
City of Kenai(site)
Restore a historic fire truck.
City of Nunapitchuk
All terrain vehicle for search and rescue.
City of Palmer(site)
Planters along the Edible Rail Trail.
Cold Climate Housing Research Center(site)
New accounting system in Fairbanks.
Community Connections(site)
Technology upgrades and office furniture in Ketchikan.
Congregation Beth Sholom
Furnishings and equipment for a preschool program in Anchorage.
Cook Inlet Soccer Club(site)
Goals, nets, and backdrop systems for Anchorage soccer fields.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council(site)
Computers and software for the Schoolyard program in Anchorage.
Copper River Basin Child Advocacy Center(site)
Corbett, Joshua
Project award (visual arts) to travel to St. Lawrence Island to document the impacts of climate change on rural subsistence lifestyles.
Cordova Historical Museum(site)
Nirvana Park improvements.
Covenant Bible Camp(site)
Off-road vehicles and accessories in Unalakleet.
Covenant House Alaska(site)
Blueprint for Change Project in Anchorage.
Covenant House Alaska(site)
Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential program in Anchorage.
Decker, Donald D.
2016 Distinguished Artist Award.
Denali Education Center aka Denali Foundation(site)
Yurt in Denali Park.
Djerassi Resident Artists Program(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.
Downtown Association of Fairbanks Community Services, Inc.(site)
Technology upgrades.
Downtown Soup Kitchen(site)
Commercial tilting kettle in Anchorage.
Eastern Aleutian Tribes(site)
Planning and Pre-implementation of Employment-Based Outpatient Treatment statewide.
Eriksen, Christina(site)
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to produce three spoken word videos of spoken poems.
Fairbanks Arts Association(site)
Production of "Our Voices Will Be Heard," at Alaska Federation of Natives.
Fairbanks Community Food Bank Service(site)
Freezer repair.
Fairbanks Hockey Hall of Fame(site)
Digital marquee sign at the Big Dipper Arena.
Farthest North Girl Scout Council(site)
Renovate Roof at the Fairbanks Service Center.
Farthest North Girl Scout Council(site)
Construct foot bridge for troop camp site at Chena Hot Springs Road.
Fierro, Bryan
Project award (literary) for technology and to attend creative writing workshops.
Food Bank of Alaska(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
For the Kids Foundation (dba) Big Brothers Big Sisters Pick-up Service(site)
Truck in Anchorage.
Friends of Kachemak Bay State Parks(site)
Construct the Homer Spit picnic pavilion.
Friends of the Palmer Public Library(site)
Collection enhancement.
Gastineau Human Services Corporation(site)
Furnishings for a residential treatment facility.
General Federation of Women's Clubs dba Anchorage Women's Club(site)
Preserve the exterior of the Pioneer Hall.
Girdwood Center for Visual Arts(site)
Technology upgrades.
Girl Scouts of Alaska(site)
Renovate the Juneau office and Camp Togowoods in Wasilla.
Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America(site)
Tractor for Camp Gorsuch at Mirror Lake.
Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America(site)
Equipment and renovate camps.
Greater Sitka Arts Council(site)
Sound equipment and software.
Hagen, Desiree
Project award (crafts) for attending workshops and to harvest and process plant fibers to make them into paper and natural dyes.
Haines Animal Rescue Kennel(site)
Haines Borough(site)
Renovate Haines Senior Center to co-locate Chilkat Valley Preschool.
HeartReach Center, Inc.(site)
Technology upgrades in Wasilla.
Helmar, Patrice(site)
Project award (visual arts) to complete a photographic body of work titled "Dirty Old Town."
Hmong Center of Alaska, Inc.(site)
Renovate performance stage and sound system in Anchorage.
Homer Council on the Arts(site)
Renovate facility.
Homer Foundation(site)
Technology upgrades.
Homer Hockey Association(site)
Lights and sound system at the Kevin Bell Arena in Homer.
Homer Senior Citizens(site)
Electrical upgrades and lift recliners.
Hoover, Anna
Project award (media arts) to create a documentary film exploring the history of an abandoned village on the Alaskan Peninsula.
Hospice of the Central Peninsula(site)
Medical equipment for the Loan Closet program in Soldotna.
Huff, Ben(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to start independent publishing imprint and move into larger studio space.
Hughes Village Council
Skid-steer for the biomass heating system.
Hydaburg Cooperative Association(site)
Carving tools.
Iditarod Trail Committee(site)
Replace roof at the Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla.
Infante Lyons, Linda(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to explore ways to link art projects that address social issues.
Inian Islands Institute dba Tidelines Institute(site)
Kayaks and gear for student programs in Gustavus.
Interior Alaska Land Trust(site)
Trails and enhancements on Peat Ponds property in Fairbanks.
Island Trails Network(site)
Tractor for trail work in Kodiak.
Jones, Ruby
Project award (multidiscipline/new genre) to restage and expand two previous performances.
Juneau Housing First Collaborative dba The Glory Hall(site)
Construct a Housing First and community clinic facility.
Juneau Jazz and Classics, Inc.(site)
Sound equipment.
Juneau Symphony, Inc.(site)
Office improvements, furniture and equipment.
Junior Achievement of Alaska(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
KTOO Public Media(site)
Renovate the KTOO building in Juneau.
Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic(site)
Renovate a clinic and youth program center in Homer.
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Project award (literary) for technology and time to work on three writing projects.
Kantner, Seth(site)
Project award (literary) to complete a book about the Western Arctic caribou herd and the people of the region.
Kashunamiut School District(site)
Technology equipment to expand radio station coverage in Chevak.
Keller, Chloe
Project award (folk and traditional arts) for equipment to design and sew Alaska Native inspired shoes for children.
Kenai Peninsula Fair Association(site)
Bathroom upgrades.
Kenai Peninsula Housing Initiatives(site)
Construct Harmony Villas senior residence in Seward.
Kenaitze Indian Tribe(site)
IT network upgrades in Kenai.
Kids Kupboard(site)
Vehicle to deliver meals in Palmer.
Kids' Corps, Inc.(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Kodiak Baptist Mission(site)
Computer hardware for classrooms and business office.
Kodiak Brown Bear Trust(site)
Bronze bear statue.
Launch Alaska(site)
Support pilot business accelerator.
Life Alaska Donor Services(site)
Donor transport vehicle in Anchorage.
Lowell, Keren E.(site)
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to expand body of work through travel, research, and professional development.
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Improvements to KHNS production studio in Haines.
Lyon, Rebecca A.
Artist fellowship (visual arts) to travel to Europe, visit museums and attend the "Facing Forward: Contemporary Alaskan Art Goes Abroad" show in France.
Madsen, Jacqueline(site)
Project award (visual arts) to produce a dozen Alutiiq dolls.
Mannino, Darius
Project award (performance art) to develop a body of self-generated puppetry work.
Mat-Su Services for Children and Adults(site)
Technology upgrades in Wasilla.
Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation(site)
Furniture and equipment for office in Wasilla.
Mat-Su Youth Housing dba MY House(site)
Furniture and equipment in Wasilla.
McColl Center for Art + Innovation(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program
Menzia, Rebecca
Project award (music composition) to produce an album of original compositions.
Mitchell, Melissa(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) to travel and attend songwriting workshops.
Mitchell, Sarah
Project award (presentation/interpretation) to produce an album of songs by long-time Alaska composer James Bell.
Mouffe, Eric(site)
Project award (crafts) for tools and a course in guitar making.
Museums Alaska Inc.(site)
Alaska art acquisitions and collections programs.
National Forest Foundation(site)
Alaska Forest Fund for statewide national parks.
Native Village of Afognak(site)
Equipment and furniture for Dig Afognak.
Native Village of Napaimute(site)
Log loading vehicle.
Native Village of Shishmaref IRA
Furnishings for the tribal community hall.
Native Village of Unalakleet
Renovate kitchen in the community hall.
Ninilchik Community Library
Technology and lighting upgrades.
Noble Paws Inc.(site)
Trailer for canine therapy in Fairbanks.
Nome Covenant Church
Renovate building into Intern housing.
Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks(site)
Van and trailer for youth sports programs.
North Star Council on Aging(site)
Renovate Fairbanks Senior Center.
North Star Dance Foundation(site)
Acquire facility in Fairbanks.
Northway Village Council(site)
Construct the Northway Multi-Purpose Cultural Center.
Nott, Keeper Theodore(site)
Project award (visual arts) to set up a glass making studio.
Organized Village of Kwethluk
Vehicle for clinic.
Parachute Ministries, Inc. DBA Parachutes Teen Club & Resource Center(site)
Materials, furniture, and equipment for teen drop-in center in Anchorage.
Pasch, Karl D.
Project award (music composition) to compose and perform a jazz concerto for a clarinet and small orchestra.
Pavish Anderson, Karrie(site)
Artist fellowship (music composition) for technology and time to write new songs.
Petersburg Children's Center
Renovate building and safety improvements.
Pew Charitable Trusts(site)
Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) Evaluation.
Play N Learn Center Inc dba Thrivalaska(site)
Roof renovation of the Thrivalaska building in Fairbanks.
Presbytery of Yukon, Inc.(site)
Construct Gambell Presbyterian Church and Community Center.
Pulse Dance Company(site)
Theater equipment in Anchorage.
Radio Free Palmer(site)
Technology upgrades and translator relocation.
Rampart Village Council
Furniture, technology, equipment, and materials for Rampart youth center.
Renewable Energy Alaska Project(site)
Technology upgrade.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.(site)
Collaborative research for the Theory of the Foundation.
Roderick, Elizabeth
Artist fellowship (music composition) to record new videos, songs and expand on existing spoken word/musical projects.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington & Alaska(site)
Furnishings for the Ronald McDonald House at Alaska Native Medical Center.
Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc.(site)
Surveillance system for Safe Harbor in Anchorage.
Sagan, Gretchen(site)
Project award (visual arts) to travel to Europe to attend "Facing Forward: Contemporary Alaskan Goes Abroad" in France and complete two painting to display with traditional antiquities.
Santa Fe Art Institute(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.
Refrigerated containers for four western Alaska communities.
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc.(site)
Technology and furniture.
Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science, dba Alaska SeaLife Center(site)
Underwater video and monitoring equipment.
Shafer, Nathan(site)
Artist fellowship (multidiscipline/new genre) to use augmented reality technology to construct three virtual cities in Alaska.
Shiloh Community Development, Inc.(site)
Stage and banners for the Juneteenth Celebration and Conference in Anchorage.
Shiloh Community Housing, Inc.(site)
Furniture, technology upgrades, and office remodel in Anchorage.
Sitka Community Land Trust(site)
Old City Shops housing development.
Sitka Historical Society, Inc.(site)
Furniture, fixtures, and equipment for the Sitka History Museum.
Sitka Sound Science Center(site)
Technology upgrades.
Sitka Trail Works(site)
Technology and equipment upgrade.
Sitkans Against Family Violence(site)
Sabbatical for Victoria D'Amico.
Southeast Island School District(site)
Lights for the Coffman Cove greenhouse.
Special Olympics Alaska, Inc.(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Standing Together Against Rape Inc. - STAR(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage.
Stone, Steven
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to build a shop for art production.
Talkeetna Community Council(site)
Materials and equipment for a cardboard recycling site.
Talkeetna Community Radio(site)
KTNA radio automation system.
Talkeetna Historical Society(site)
Roof and chimney stack renovations at the Talkeetna Museum.
Tanaina Child Development Center(site)
Facility construction.
Tanalian Bible Camp(site)
Tractor in Port Alsworth.
Taylor, Chad David Benjamin(site)
Project award (visual arts) for equipment to create larger scale, complex sculptural pieces.
The Alaska Center Education Fund dba Trailside Discovery Camp(site)
Canoes and equipment for Trailside Discovery Camp in Anchorage.
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Office renovations in Anchorage.
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Affiliate Program.
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Strengthening Organizations 2017 - 2019.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation(site)
Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) Initiative.
The Foraker Group(site)
Sustaining support 2017.
The Foraker Group(site)
Statewide nonprofit leadership support.
The Foraker Group(site)
Nonprofit network partner support.
The Great Land Trust(site)
Signs and kiosks at Bodenburg Butte trails in Palmer.
The Island Institute, Inc.(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.
The LeeShore Center(site)
Renovations to the Transitional Living Center.
The Nature Conservancy, Inc.(site)
Exterior improvements to facility in Anchorage.
Threshold Services(site)
Forklift for a recycling center in Kodiak.
Threshold Services(site)
Waste oil furnace for recycling center in Kodiak.
Togiak Public Library and Cultural Center
Photograph, catalog, and create a permanent display for Yup'ik artifacts.
Toro, Jennifer
Project award (music composition) to compose and record a five song pop album.
Tundra Women’s Coalition(site)
Furniture for facility in Bethel.
TwoBulls, Jacinthe
Project award (folk and traditional arts) to create a contemporary cedar bark outfit.
United Way of Anchorage(site)
Sabbatical for Michele Brown.
University of Alaska Foundation - Institute of Social and Economic Research(site)
Publish the book "Melting the Ice Curtain."
University of Alaska Foundation - Museum of the North(site)
Renovate "The Place Where You Go to Listen" in Fairbanks.
University of Alaska Foundation - UAF Native Art Center(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.
University of Alaska Foundation - University of Alaska Anchorage(site)
Demonstration Japanese tearoom.
University of Alaska Foundation - University of Alaska Anchorage(site)
Student debate competition on Alaska's fiscal future.
University of Alaska Foundation - University of Alaska Anchorage College of Arts and Sciences(site)
Produce and tour the play, "Stalking the Bogeyman."
Upper Tanana Development Corporation
Furniture for the Tok Senior Center.
Valley Community for Recycling Solutions(site)
Facility signage in Palmer.
Valley Residential Services(site)
Sabbatical for John Weaver.
Via Vita Health Project Inc.dba Alaska Family Health & Birth Center(site)
Sabbatical for Dana Brown.
Victory Ministries of Alaska(site)
Heating system upgrades at Miracle Lodge in Wasilla.
Volunteers of America Alaska(site)
Construct Terraces at Lawson Creek, Phase II apartments in Juneau.
Volunteers of America Alaska(site)
Upgrade phone system at Adolescent Residential Center for Help in Eagle River.
Volunteers of America National Services(site)
Finance and development of affordable workforce and senior housing projects in Alaska.
Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment(site)
Technology upgrades in Copper Center.
YWCA Alaska(site)
Telephone system upgrade in Anchorage
Yelverton, Joe
Project award (visual arts) to create an environmental portrait of the men and women who are part of the Alaska Air National Guard Rescue Unit.
Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council(site)
Technology and phone system upgrades in Anchorage.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation(site)
Greywater recycling systems in Bethel.
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation(site)
Furniture, fixtures, and equipment for Phillips Ayagnirvik Treatment Center in Bethel.
Zygote Press, Inc.(site)
2016 Artist Residency Program.