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GHCF Announces 2019 Grant Program Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, by 5:00pm AKST

Golden Heart Community Foundation (GHCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), is pleased to announce its 2019 competitive grants cycle will be open from Saturday, August 31 to Tuesday, October 15. Grant awards are expected to range from $500-$2,500 and a total of $19,000 is available for grantmaking.

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 Fairbanks/North Pole area. Grants may support a broad range of community needs, including but not limited to health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development.

Grant projects must be completed within one year of award and are subject to the grantee completing an online grant agreement signifying acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant. A final grant report must also be submitted online by the assigned due date. Due dates and the forms to submit for these follow ups can be found by logging into the online grant system.

Grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm AKST on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 using the link provided below when the application period opens. Any overdue grant reports or other follow ups for previous grant awards from ACF and its Affiliates must also be submitted using the online grant system prior to the deadline for the current application to be considered.

Please review GHCF’s Competitive Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.

Please direct general questions, eligibility, and technical questions about the online grant system to ACF’s Affiliate Program Officer at or 907-334-6700.

GHCF Competitive Grant Guidelines (2019)

Online Grant Application Tutorial

Online Grant Reporting Tutorial

Apply Now (available when application period opens)


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