As an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, the Golden Heart Community Foundation’s (GHCF) goal is to support projects that enhance the quality of life for Fairbanks and North Pole area residents, addressing immediate needs while working toward long-term improvements. We are continually listening and learning about what is important to you.
We use proceeds from our growing permanent endowment to award yearly grants to support charitable organizations and programs in the Fairbanks and North Pole area. Grants support a broad range of community needs, including health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development. We seek projects that have the potential to impact a broad range of residents and show collaboration with other organizations.
2023 GHCF Annual Grant Cycle
Golden Heart Community Foundation’s Annual Grant program will be open from Monday, August 14, through Friday, September 22, 2023 by 5 PM.
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 Star Borough 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.
Before applying for a GHCF Grant, please review the 2023 GHCF Annual Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying. Review the Online Grant Application Tutorial for tips and instructions on using our online grant system.
Please note, if you received a 2022 (or earlier) GHCF grant, you must complete all grant reporting before you are eligible to apply for a grant. If you need help on how to complete your online grant report, please read this tutorial: Online Grant Reporting Tutorial
Grant Applicant & Grantee Resources
Help Us Spread the Word!
Please share about the GHCF grant you received, how your organization benefitted, and its impact on the community. Here are some resources to get you started:
Direct general questions to GHCF’s Program Manager, Michelle Kraus, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grant system to ACF’s Affiliate Program staff, at: email@example.com or 907-334-6700.
Select the link below for a list of our grantees since 2013:
Please feel free to contact any member of the Advisory Board if you have a project you would like us to support.