Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2019

953 Results totaling $
Abused Women's Aid in Crisis(site)
Renovation and expansion of Anchorage shelter
Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies(site)
Install a totem pole and screens at the Kaasei Plaza in Juneau
Alaska Avalanche Information Center, Inc(site)
Upgrade website
Alaska Botanical Garden(site)
Van for increased accessibility in Anchorage
Alaska Chamber Singers(site)
Office furnishing and technology upgrades in Anchorage
Alaska Children's Trust(site)
Alaska Resilience Initiative
Alaska Christian College(site)
Construct an athletic center in Soldotna
Alaska EXCEL(site)
Vehicle for rural students attending training in Anchorage
Alaska Humanities Forum(site)
Magnetic North film series 2020 - 2022
Alaska Injury Prevention Center(site)
Health message testing and optimization lab
Alaska Innocence Project(site)
Upgrade furnishings and technology
Alaska Jewish Museum(site)
Air conditioning and collections management in Anchorage
Alaska Junior Theater(site)
Sabbatical for Lainie Dreas
Alaska Legal Services Corporation(site)
Expand and integrate statewide legal services in Alaska
Alaska Native Justice Center(site)
Develop a website
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault(site)
Upgrade technology in Juneau
Alaska PTA - Seward Parent Teacher Student Association(site)
Construct a three-acre bike park
Alaska Public Media, Inc.(site)
Premiere of 'Molly of Denali'
Alaska State Fair, Inc(site)
Restore and develop the Rebarchek Farmstead in Palmer
Alaska Trails(site)
Vehicle for the Alaska Trail Stewards program
Alaska Tribal Administrators Association(site)
Furnishings and construct office space in Anchorage
Alaska Tribal Administrators Association(site)
Education video for statewide tribal administrators
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center(site)
Construct a wolverine exhibit in Portage
All Alaska Pediatric Partnership(site)
Statewide early childhood research and data report
Alutiiq Heritage Foundation(site)
Pre-development for new museum in Kodiak
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Agency of Alaska(site)
Dementia education program equipment
American Bald Eagle Foundation(site)
Upgrade building doors in Haines
American Heart Association(site)
Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Systems of Care
Anchor-Age Center, Inc. dba Anchorage Senior Activity Center(site)
Conduct a pre-development survey for renovation, expansion and upgrades of the Senior Activity Center facility in Anchorage
Anchor-Age Center, Inc. dba Anchorage Senior Activity Center(site)
Support fundraising efforts
Anchorage Chamber of Commerce(site)
Diversity, equity, and inclusion program
Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness(site)
Implement Anchored Home and Built for Zero Initiatives
Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness(site)
Joint Homelessness management information system
Anchorage Community Concert Band(site)
Musical instruments
Anchorage Community Land Trust(site)
Office expansion and renovation
Anchorage Community Land Trust(site)
Set Up Shop entrepreneurship program
Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc dba Alaska Behavioral Health(site)
Upgrades to the Seeds of Change program facility
Anchorage Library Foundation(site)
Upgrade equipment and technology in Anchorage
Anchorage Museum(site)
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese - Alaska Episode
Anchorage Museum(site)
Artist residencies and exhibitions in recognition of Pat Wolf
Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center(site)
Create an organizational plan to mitigate medical and dental provider burnout
Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Services Dba NeighborWorks Alaska(site)
Rehabilitate Hampstead Heath apartments
Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Services Dba NeighborWorks Alaska(site)
Emergency response vehicle
Anchorage Park Foundation(site)
Renovate and resurface three Municipal baseball fields
Anchorage Park Foundation(site)
Inclusive playground and improvements at Taku Lake Park
Arctic Slope Community Foundation, Inc.(site)
Construct a playground in Utqiagvik
Arctic Slope Native Association(site)
Sports equipment for after-school activity programs in North Slope communities
Arriaga, Indra
Project Award (New Genre) to complete 'Opaque Etymologies,' a work that includes poetry, intaglio prints, and performance
Athabascan Fiddlers Association(site)
KRFF Radio back-up transmitter in Fairbanks
Baranof Island Housing Authority(site)
Upgrade heating at Monastery Street Elder Housing in Sitka
Basile, Katie
Project Award (Visual Arts) to explore the changing climate in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta through photography and interviews with elders
Becker, Karl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to produce paintings of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Kennicott mine landscapes
Best Beginnings(site)
Redistribute Imagination Library books statewide
Bethel Council on the Arts(site)
Sound equipment and storage cabinets
Bethel Friends of Canines(site)
Vehicle to transport canines in the Yukon Kuskokwim region
Bielawski, Kathleen
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce 'The Arctic Question,' a collection of 12 original songs
Blanchett, Stephen
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to focus on creation of Alaska Native music and dance, storytelling and teaching
Blood N Fire Ministry of Alaska(site)
Furnishings and equipment for Knik House transitional housing and food pantry in Wasilla
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
Boys and Girls Clubs of Southcentral Alaska(site)
Upgrade sewer system at Woodland Park Campus in Anchorage
Brave Heart Volunteers(site)
Strategic planning in Sitka
Bridges Community Resource Network Inc.
Event trailer and supplies for the Kenai Local Food Connection
Bristol Bay Borough(site)
Playground in Naknek
Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust(site)
Post-production of the "Cannery Caretakers" history project
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
Informational signage for historical sites in Homer
CCS Early Learning(site)
Construct a Head Start facility in Palmer
Calista Education and Culture, Inc.(site)
Produce a bilingual manuscript "Kusquqvagmiut Naqait - Fish and Food of the People of the Kuskokwim"
Calypso Farm and Ecology Center(site)
Construct blacksmith and educational workshop facilities in Ester
Catholic Social Services(site)
Homelessness emergency services
Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes(site)
Tribal-state child welfare compact educational materials
Chichagof Conservation Council(site)
Construct a geothermal greenhouse in Tenakee Springs
Choosing Our Roots(site)
Technology upgrades, office and accessibility equipment in Anchorage for organization working to house LGBTQ+ youth
Christian Health Associates(site)
Cornerstone Recovery program
Christian Health Associates(site)
Facility relocation
City and Borough of Juneau(site)
Create and install the Community Voices Audio Wayfinding Project
City of Homer(site)
Books, media, and cabinets for the Homer Public Library
City of Kake(site)
Furniture and equipment
City of Kake(site)
Install ceiling fans in gymnasium
City of Kaltag
Renovate the community cultural center
City of Kenai(site)
Replace flooring in the Kenai Senior Center
City of Kenai(site)
Security cameras in Old Town Kenai
City of Seldovia(site)
Upgrade playground equipment at Lollipop Park in Seldovia
City of Wasilla(site)
Construct a pavilion for the Veterans Wall of Honor
Coalition for the Homeless of Houston and Harris County(site)
Homelessness technical assistance
Cold Climate Housing Research Center(site)
Website redesign and technology upgrades in Fairbanks
Community Connections(site)
Upgrade secure phone system in Ketchikan
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
Debt financing to support the development of family, workforce and senior housing in Anchorage
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
Renovate Church of Love in Anchorage
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
2020 Alaska Census
Cook Inlet Lending Center, Inc.
Small business lending program
Cook Inlet Tribal Council(site)
Upgrades to the Dena'ina House
Copper River Native Association(site)
Food bank walk-in cooler and freezer
Copper River Watershed Project(site)
Expand recycling in Cordova
Covenant House Alaska(site)
LEAP 2.0: Jobs for America's Graduates programs
Covenant House Alaska(site)
Remodel the Youth Engagement Center lobby and lounge in Anchorage
Covenant House Alaska(site)
Low income housing leadership training
DeSmith, Kristin
Project Award (Crafts) to create "Evolution: Three," a story in ceramics that explores damage, heartbreak and hope
Disability Law Center of Alaska(site)
Technology equipment and website upgrades
East HS Music and Fine Art Inc.
Concert grand piano
Eastern Aleutian Tribes(site)
Renovate and furnish a senior center in King Cove
Fairbanks Children's Museum(site)
Mobile exhibits for the Museum Without Walls community program
Fairbanks North Star Borough(site)
Technology equipment for the Big Dipper Ice Arena
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre(site)
Renovate an outdoor theatre
Family Outreach Center for Understanding Special Needs, Inc.(site)
Replace office furniture due to earthquake damage in Eagle River
Farthest North Girl Scout Council(site)
Upgrade phone system in Fairbanks
Food Bank of Alaska(site)
Acquire larger facility
Ford, Aurora
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a creative non-fiction book about female mixed martial arts pioneers
Friends of Eagle River Nature Center, Inc.(site)
Design wayfinding trail signs for the Eagle River Nature Center
Friends of Marie Drake Planetarium(site)
Digital projector for the planetarium in Juneau
Friends of the Sutton Library
Upgrade audio visual equipment and furnishings
Friends of the Thorne Bay Library
Technology upgrades
Goade, Michaela
Project Award (Visual Arts) to research and develop ideas for picture book projects
Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America(site)
Replace oven and stoves at Camp Gorsuch
Great Alaska Council, Boy Scouts of America(site)
Replace Potlatch building at Eagle River Scout Camp near Juneau
Great Land Christian Church dba Gateway to the Arctic Camp(site)
Hydroponics at Gateway to the Arctic Camp
Green, Rhonda
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase equipment to create kinetic metal sculptures
Hagberg, Quinn Christopherson
Project Award (Music Composition) to purchase musical equipment and record first album
Hagen, Desiree
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase a hand papermaking tool and travel to a papermaking studio
Hagen, John S.(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel to Ugashik, AK and Bristol Bay seeking out and photographing natural inspirations for indigenous art
Haines Animal Rescue Kennel(site)
Renovate facility
Hillcrest Children's Center(site)
Replace boilers and flooring in Anchorage
Hoagland, James
Artist Fellowship (Performance Art) to further develop as a drag queen performer through vocal training, costume design, and scriptwriting
Hobson-George, Anastasia
Project Award (Crafts) to travel and study Chilkat weaving, and design and weave a transitional tunic blanket
Holy Resurrection Cathedral(site)
Restore a boat for patron and supply transportation in Kodiak
Homer Hockey Association(site)
Replace the front doors at the Kevin Bell Arena
Hope Community Resources, Inc.(site)
Replace furnishings at assisted living homes in Anchorage
Huslia City Council(site)
Furniture for multipurpose facility
Huslia Tribal Council
Construct a baseball field
Hydaburg Cooperative Association(site)
Seafood processing equipment
Identity, Inc.(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage
Iditarod Trail Committee(site)
Executive search
Ingman, John
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to advance skills and knowledge as an Uileann Piper
Inian Islands Institute dba Tidelines Institute(site)
Upgrade the hydroelectric power system
Interior and Arctic Alaska Aeronautical Foundation Inc.(site)
Upgrade the electrical system at the Pioneer Air Museum in Fairbanks
Island Trails Network(site)
Vehicle for trail maintenance on Kodiak
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Technology upgrades
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Construct public use cabin at Amalga Meadows
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Speakers for a community concert organ
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Theater materials and equipment
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Construct a playground in Pelican
Juneau Ghost Light Theatre Inc.(site)
Audio, visual, and backstage equipment
Juneau Housing First Collaborative dba The Glory Hall(site)
Expand supportive housing facility
KTOO Public Media(site)
Radio station broadcasting equipment in Juneau
Kachemak Bay Broadcasting(site)
Technology upgrades in Homer
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to revise two manuscripts into full-length books and to continue developing early-stage prose projects
Kasilof Public Library(site)
Collection enhancement
Kenai Peninsula Food Bank(site)
Equipment and to renovate building in Soldotna
Kenny Lake Community League
Construct an ADA accessible ramp and renovate the community center
King Cove Women's Club
Playground equipment
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation(site)
Earthquake related expenses in Anchorage
Kodiak Maritime Museum(site)
Complete the Thelma C viewing platform project
Kootznahoo-Fortress of the Bear(site)
Construct a visitor and bear facility in Sitka
La Montagne, Robert A.
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to construct a hot glass studio, and create wood and glass sculpture work
Life Alaska Donor Services(site)
Upgrade the statewide donor management software system
Lind Jr., Peter(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade workspace and expand carving work
Literacy Council of Alaska(site)
Renovate building in Fairbanks
Local Fish Fund2, LLC
Program-Related Investment (PRI) to establish a loan fund to finance individual fishing quotas in Southeast Alaska.
Love in the Name of Christ of the Tanana Valley(site)
Furniture, equipment, and renovate building
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Sabbatical for Kay Clements
Maldonado-Patrick, Carmen
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to rebuild writing studio, publish a collection of poetry and attend conference
Mat-Su Trails and Parks Foundation(site)
Mobile app of trails in the Mat-Su valley
Matanuska-Susitna Borough(site)
Replace Willow library and renovate community center
Mathias, Neva
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to prepare seal skin for making traditional Alaskan dolls, travel to acquire supplies, and teach her craft
McKinstry, Erin
Project Award (Media Arts) for an audio storytelling project about Alaska farmers, their connection to the land, and the impact of climate change
Meade, Marie
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to produce a music album that features traditional Yup'ik songs accompanied by modern instruments
Menzia, Rebecca
Project Award (Music Composition) to create a digital audio workspace and compose a set of songs for performance and digital release inspired by circumpolar landscapes
Metlakatla Housing Authority
Equipment and furniture for a special needs facility
Municipality of Anchorage(site)
Communications support for the Chief Housing Officer.
Museums Alaska Inc.(site)
Art Acquisition Fund
Native Village of Afognak(site)
Technology upgrades and repair skiff for the Dig Afognak Youth Camp
Native Village of Brevig Mission
Equipment, supplies, and a vehicle for the search and rescue team
Native Village of Eklutna(site)
Eklutna River flow restoration
Native Village of Eyak(site)
Construct a subsistence and processing facility
Native Village of Fort Yukon(site)
Construct a youth center
Native Village of Karluk
Sabbatical for Alicia Andrew
Native Village of Pitka's Point
Install playground equipment
Native Village of Ruby(site)
Develop a community garden
Native Village of Scammon Bay(site)
Equipment for the community landfill
New Koliganek Village Council
Health clinic vehicle
Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage(site)
Technology upgrade
North Star Dance Foundation(site)
Sound system and soundproof dance studios in Fairbanks
Northern Culture Exchange(site)
Technology upgrades, program production, and travel
Partners for Progress, Inc.(site)
Upgrade communications and database system for incarcerated and reentry services in Anchorage
Petersburg Arts Council(site)
Update the Wright Auditorium lighting system
Petersburg Borough(site)
Petersburg Public Library self-checkout kiosk and collection enhancements
Petersburg Medical Center(site)
Renovate pharmacy
Petersville Community Non-Profit Corp.(site)
Snowcat for trail grooming in the South Denali area
Play N Learn Center Inc dba Thrivalaska(site)
Repair foundation and install flooring at an early learning facility in Fairbanks
Prescott Martindale, Vivian Faith(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a full-length poetry manuscript on the changing climate in Alaska through indigenous S'ami values
Prince William Sound Science and Technology Institute(site)
Upgrade donor management software system in Cordova
Programs for Infants and Children, Inc.(site)
Furniture, equipment, and supplies
REACH 907(site)
Vehicle for youth program in Wasilla
Raven Radio KCAW CoastAlaska(site)
Assessment of the translator broadcast infrastructure in Southeast Alaska
Reily, Sheryl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create "ReWilding," a series of large-scale, site-specific installations that merge human activity with expanses of wilderness, using projected images and video
Rendezvous Senior Day Service(site)
Replace windows, carpet, and siding, and roof repair in Ketchikan
Renewable Energy Alaska Project(site)
Office furniture, upgrade technology, and renovate office space in Anchorage
Richard Nelson
2019 Distinguished Artist Award
Riemann, Kurt
Project Award (Music Composition) to complete a multimedia composition music with visual accompaniment, entitled "MARS", to be presented in planetariums with a live orchestra
Russian Jack Springs Junior Golf Association
Sports equipment for community programs in Anchorage
Saclamana, Jerome
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to research museum collections in the Lower 48 and study with other carvers to prepare for creating new work in wood.
Safe and Fear-Free Environment(site)
Technology upgrades in Dillingham
Schmidt, Tessa "Ellie"
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to finalize, print and bind a graphic poetry book that explores aging and transformation through a story of Yellowstone's wolves and start a second graphic poetry book about stories of Alaska women
Expand seafood processing and distribute to Bethel and outlying communities
Set Free Alaska, Inc.(site)
Portable building and furnishings for a peer support program in Wasilla
Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science, dba Alaska SeaLife Center(site)
Sabbatical for Tara Riemer
Seward Senior Citizens(site)
Facility renovations
Sheakley Jr., Jeffery P.
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade studio space and equipment in order to enhance his artistry, efficiency and safety
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church(site)
Replace roof and renovate exterior of community used building in Juneau
Sitka Sound Science Center(site)
Equipment and fixtures for a research lab
Soldotna Area Senior Citizens(site)
Dishwasher for senior services
Southcentral Foundation(site)
Neurodevelopmental Clinic
Southcentral Foundation(site)
Furniture and fixtures for an Elder Program in Anchorage
Southeast Alaska Land Trust(site)
Upgrade technology in Juneau
Southeast Alaska State Fair(site)
Renovate a Dalton City fairgrounds building in Haines
Stone Soup Group(site)
Sabbatical for Mary Middleton
Stone Soup Group(site)
Upgrade phone system and database in Anchorage
Student Conservation Association, Inc.(site)
Upgrades technology and furniture in Anchorage
Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak(site)
Seafood processing facility
Tabbert, Sara(site)
Artist Fellowship (Wood Crafts) to develop new sculptural skills for an upcoming exhibit "Lowland" which will include new prints, painted panels and three large-scale carved wooden structures
Tahbone, Marjorie
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create fancy fur parkas using hides from different arctic animals for woman, children, and men using patterns from Wales, Alaska
Talkeetna Community Radio(site)
Upgrade the KTNA radio station
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Install microgrid maintenance software for interior communities power supply
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Construct the Upper Tanana Sub-regional Health Center in Tok
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Construct the Evansville Health Clinic
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Construct the Manley Hot Springs Health Clinic
Ted Stevens Foundation(site)
Statue installation at Ted Stevens International Airport
The Alaska Center Education Fund dba Trailside Discovery Camp(site)
Trailside Everywhere mobile camp in Anchorage
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Strengthening Organizations 2020 - 2022
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Office improvements to the Philanthropy Hub in Anchorage
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Jim Balamaci Memorial Fund for Special Olympics Alaska
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Earthquake relief child care support
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Domestic Violence Shelter Initiative in Sitka
The Foraker Group(site)
2019 Leadership Summit scholarships
The LeeShore Center(site)
Upgrade emergency services phone system for the Kenai Peninsula Borough
The Salvation Army - Alaska Division(site)
Renovate and revitalize King's Lake Camp in Wasilla.
United Service Organizations, Inc.(site)
Furniture and supplies for the USO Center at the United States Coast Guard Air Station in Kodiak
United Way of Anchorage(site)
Pay for Success Supportive Housing Project Initiative in Anchorage
United Way of Anchorage(site)
90% by 2020 Initiative
United Way of Anchorage(site)
Upgrade technology
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Institute for Social and Economic Research Facility Consolidation Plan in Anchorage
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Upgrade museum lighting in Fairbanks
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Lecture series on experimental economics and philanthropy in Anchorage
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Upgrade the Place Where you Go to Listen exhibit at Museum of the North
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Access to Alaska oral history recording at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
Valley Community for Recycling Solutions(site)
Pave driveway and drop off area in Palmer
Valley Mountain Bikers and Hikers(site)
Construct an ADA-compliant trail at Government Peak Recreation Area in Hatcher Pass
Valley Residential Services(site)
Construct Bridgeway Community Housing in Wasilla
Via Vita Health Project Inc.dba Alaska Family Health & Birth Center(site)
Install a backup power generator in Fairbanks
Village of Solomon(site)
Install playground equipment and weather station
Volunteers of America Alaska(site)
Earthquake repair and office furnishings in Southcentral Alaska
Warren, Heather
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to attend a writer's retreat and create a full-length audio poetry book exploring the fluidity of their transgender identity
Weiss-Brooks, Gretchen
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to attend a writer's workshop and develop a collection of micro-stories with accompanying art about family and life in Southcentral Alaska in the 1980s
Western Arts Alliance(site)
Alaska artist fellowship development
Whitten, Bryan
Project Award (Media Arts) to produce a documentary detailing the history of the Nenana Ice Classic
Williamson, Anvil Catlin
Project Award (Visual Arts) to complete an art studio and purchase a ceramic kiln, and create a new body of animal sculpture for a scheduled solo exhibition at the Bear Gallery in Fairbanks
World ICE Association(site)
Upgrade technology, furniture, and equipment in Fairbanks
Wrangell Mariners Memorial(site)
Construct a Wrangell Mariner's Memorial
Wrangell Mountains Center(site)
Construct an ADA accessible bathroom facility
Technology and equipment for language preservation in Hydaburg
Yakutat Tlingit Tribe(site)
Community Health and Wellness Center art components
Youth Advocates of Sitka(site)
Canoes for therapeutic summer programming
Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council(site)
Environmental monitoring tools for the Yukon River Watershed
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation(site)
Simulation curriculum for the Community Health Aide training program