The following Fairbanks area organizations were awarded grants from the Golden Heart Community Foundation in 2020.
The Salvation Army
Mission: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Grant Project: Fairbanks Corps General Assistance
The Folk School
Mission: Our mission is to perpetuate the joy of hands-on learning.
Grant Project: Wood Fest 2021
The Bread Line
Mission: The Bread Line is an inclusive and accessible anti-hunger organization that has been serving Fairbanks since 1984. Our mission is to feed people and affirm lives in our community.
Grant Project: BLI Kitchen Project 2020
North Star Imagination Library
Mission: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is dedicated to inspiring a love of reading by gifting books free of charge to children from birth to age five, through funding shared by Dolly Parton and local community partners in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and Republic of Ireland.
Grant Project: North Star Imagination Library
No Limits, Inc
Mission: To provide resettlement services to the marginalized and disadvantaged for successful transition from dependence on society to independence with the support and resources they need to transform their lives.
Grant Project: Warming Station
Mission: We provide education, support, advocacy, and public awareness so that all individuals affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Grant Project: NAMI Fairbanks Website Development and Maintenance
Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America
Mission: It is the mission of the Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America to serve others by helping to instill values in young people and, in other ways, to prepare them to make ethical choices during their lifetime in achieving their full potential.
Grant Project: Midnight Sun Council Boy Scouts of America
Mission: Mobilize the Church to Transform Lives In the Name of Christ.
Grant Project: Loving Families 2020 – 2021
Literacy Council of Alaska
Mission: Our mission is to change lives through literacy for people of all ages in Fairbanks and the Interior.
Grant Project: Adult Literacy: GED Support and English as a Second Language
Friends of Creamer’s Field
Mission: To inspire environmental stewardship and lifelong learning through experience, awareness, appreciation and conservation of the natural and historic resources of Creamer’s Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.
Grant Project: 2021 Sharing Nature & History Program
Fairbanks Symphony Association
Mission: The Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to promoting the musical arts in Fairbanks and throughout Alaska by performing symphonic music of the highest caliber and by offering educational programs for individuals of all ages designed to train new musicians, cultivate musical knowledge and foster individual development and music appreciation.
Grant Project: Fairbanks Symphony Televised Concerts
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
Mission: The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival’s mission is to awaken everyone’s inner artist, connecting world-class professionals to aspiring artists, and giving people who are enthusiastic about the fine arts an outlet to pursue their passions.
Grant Project: Web Interview Series
Fairbanks Community Food Bank
Mission: The primary purpose of the Fairbanks Community Food BankService, Inc. is to provide food for hungry people and to distribute surplus food that would ordinarily be discarded. All locally collected food is to be distributed without charge.
Grant Project: Keep the lights on at the Fairbanks Community Food Bank