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Alaska Suicide Prevention Grant

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), GCI Communications
Jun 14, 2023



The GCI Suicide Prevention Grant provides funding for projects and organizations with the goals of reducing the rates of suicide in Alaska and promoting mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections. Preference will be given to projects that are located in rural Alaska or programs that reach rural communities in Alaska.

Projects should:

  • Empower Alaskans to work together to promote community wellness
  • Demonstrate measurable results, accountability, cultural sensitivity, and unify communities
  • Impact communities that might not have easy access to suicide prevention support programs
  • Focus on at least one of the following areas to decrease suicide in Alaska:
    • Addressing generational trauma
    • Veteran connectedness
    • Means restriction and gun safety
    • Increased connectivity to treatment services
    • Youth coalitions
    • Primary prevention
    • Support for those already doing this work in communities
    • Building on past successes
    • Support of needs assessments
    • Community mobilization
    • High-risk populations

Eligible applicants:

  • 501(c)3 public charitable organization with 509(a)(1), 509(a)(2), or 509(a)(3) public charitable status
  • Faith-based organizations providing social services to the broader community
  • Federally recognized tribes
  • Tribal nonprofit organizations
  • City governments and boroughs
  • K-12 Schools
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $20,000
Award floor: $1,000
Project period: 1 year

Application process

Links to the application instructions and the online application system are available on the program website.

Applicants are encouraged to reach out to Programs and Grants staff for a draft review prior to submission. The draft review deadline is May 31, 2023.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Families · Mental health · Schools · Suicide and suicide prevention · Trauma-informed care · Veterans · Alaska

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