Alaska Grants and Foundations

Find the Latest Alaska Grants and Foundations
Denise Elizabeth
Denise Elizabeth
Senior Financial Editor & Writer

Date Published: February 23, 2021

Alaska Community Foundation

Competitive grants are those for which nonprofit organizations compete based on pre–set requirements. Funds available for competitive grants may come from a number of types of funds and are announced on this web page and through various other mediums

Alaska Conservation Foundation

ACF�™s core function is to raise and distribute funds to the most effective conservation organizations addressing the most critical conservation efforts in the state. Through strategic grantmaking, ACF strengthens those organizations, protects Alaska�™s magnificent wild places, and supports healthy communities.

Atwood Foundation

The Atwood Foundation only gives grants to non–profit organizations based in the Anchorage Borough who specialize in arts and education.

Bethel Community Services Foundation

The Bethel Community Services Foundation is dedicated to the development, growth, continuance and enhancement of community based programs and services. In partnership with other communal institutions, foundations, restricted and unrestricted philanthropic donors, it seeks to support effective community growth and development.

Bullitt Foundation

The Bullitt Foundation has substantially refined its funding focus, geographic priorities, approach to grant making, and operations. Where once the Foundation endeavored to cover the full range of environmental issues in the Pacific Northwest, it now will concentrate on urban issues, business and technology, ecosystem services and planning, and civic engagement. While the overall geographic region of interest remains the same, the Foundation will focus the…

Campion Foundation

The Foundation mission is to leverage foundation resources for the greatest possible impact in protecting pristine wilderness areas in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and western Canada; ending homelessness in Washington state; and strengthening the nonprofit community. Geographic Focus: AK, ID, MT, WA, and Western Canada.

Charlotte Martin Foundation

The Charlotte Martin Foundation, a private independent foundation established in 1987, operates in the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. The Foundation is dedicated to enriching the lives of youth in the areas of athletics, culture, and education and also to preserving and protecting wildlife and habitat. Our two areas of focus �“ youth and wildlife �“ were established by our founder, Charlotte Yeoman Martin, during her…

Fluor Foundation - AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC

The Fluor Foundation has a long history of investing in communities, nonprofit organizations, and education. Since its inception in 1952, the foundation, along with Fluor Corporation, has contributed more than $145 million to projects around the world. Areas of funding interest include Education, Human Services, Culture, Public/Civic Affairs. Geographical focus areas: AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC.

Fred Meyer Foundation - OR, WA, AK, ID

The Fred Meyer Foundation is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the communities where Fred Meyer stores operate and where our customers and associates live and work. We are guided by the belief that corporate citizenship is an essential component of our relationship with our customers and is our responsibility as a member of the communities of Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Idaho. The Fred Meyer Foundation focuses grants on organizations that wo…

Fred Meyer Fund - AK, ID, OR, WA

Thanks to generous Customers and Associates, the Fred Meyer Fund is able to help support many organizations that strengthen and enhance our communities. Most Fred Meyer sponsorships are awarded to organizations and events that promote diversity and inclusiveness, environmental and conservation efforts, youth development or hunger reduction. Geographical focus areas include Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington.

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non–profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant ini…

Homer Foundation

The Homer Foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of the greater Homer, Alaska area by promoting philanthropic and charitable activities.

Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation

The Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation, founded in 1987, is a family foundation which supports nonprofit organizations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The Foundation is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of nature, including wildlife and their required habitats. It also supports the institutions that present nature and our rich cultural heritage to the public – museums, libraries, aquariums, zoos and public media. Applicants must be a…

Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation - Pacific Northwest and Alaska

The Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation, founded in 1987, is a family foundation which supports nonprofit organizations in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The Foundation is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of nature, including wildlife and their required habitats. It also supports the institutions that present nature and our rich cultural heritage to the public – museums, libraries, aquariums, zoos and public media. Applicants must be a…

KeyBank Foundation - AK, CO, ID, IN, KY, ME, MI, NY, OH, OR, UT, VT, WA

The KeyBank Foundation, through its civic programs, corporate contributions, and volunteerism supports organizations that foster economic self–sufficiency, principally where KeyBank operates. Funding Priorities: Financial Education Workforce Development, Diversity. Types of Support: Grants – Supporting programs fostering economic self–sufficiency at many types of nonprofit organizations; Sponsorships – Partnering with nonprofit orga…

Kongsgaard-Goldman Foundation

The Kongsgaard–Goldman Foundation is a small, private foundation formed in 1988. The Foundation provides support to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, Montana and British Columbia, Canada). Within the program areas of human rights, civic development, environmental protection and restoration, and the arts and humanities, the Foundation favors projects reflecting a deep and broad level o…

Lazar Foundation

The Lazar Foundation is dedicated to funding innovative and strategic projects that protect the environment in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust - Pacific Northwest

The Trust’s mission is to enrich the quality of life in the Pacific Northwest by providing grants and enrichment programs to organizations seeking to strengthen the region’s educational, spiritual, and cultural base in creative and sustainable ways. In addition to a special interest in education and scientific research, the Trust partners with a wide variety of organizations that serve the arts, public affairs, health and medicine, human services…

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

The mission of the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation is to transform individual lives and strengthen communities by fostering innovation, creating knowledge, and promoting social progress. Areas of funding interest include: Arts & Culture, Community Development and Social Change, Innovations in Science and Technology, Youth Engagement. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation accepts letters of inquiry from eligible organizations located in, or serving popula…

Pride Foundation

Pride Foundation inspires a culture of generosity that connects and strengthens Northwest organizations, leaders, and students who are creating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality. We fund non–profit organizations based in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. All of Pride Foundation’s granting decisions are made by volunteers knowledgeable in their community’s needs. We fund non–profit organizations based…

Rasmuson Foundation

rovides grants to increase the role of cultural institutions in making arts experiences available in schools and neighborhoods; to inspire collaborations between educators, artists and cultural institutions; to increase student access to a variety of high–quality arts and cultural experiences; and to encourage student participation in the arts. There are 3 award programs for organizations: Arts xcursion, Cultural Collaborations, and Artists in School…

Wilburforce Foundation

The Wilburforce Foundation is dedicated to protecting nature’s richness and diversity through funding programs that help preserve our remaining wild places. The Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that have programs operating in Alaska, the Yellowstone to Yukon region, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona or New Mexico.