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Alaska Funding & Opportunities

ACF Strengthening Organizations Grant
Offers grants to nonprofit organizations in Alaska for organizational development, leadership development, building collaborations with the community, and evaluation of organizational effectiveness.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Alaska J-1 Visa Conrad 30 Waiver Program
Offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Alaska, allowing them to remain in the United States.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Community Facility Loans
Loans to help develop and improve essential community facilities in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Drinking Water and Waste Disposal Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages
Grants to help remote Alaskan villages provide safe, reliable drinking water and waste disposal systems for households and businesses.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Environmental Infrastructure Loans
Loans to finance water and waste facility projects in the rural West.
Geographic coverage: Available in 11 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Rasmuson Foundation Capital Grants
Capital grants for Alaska-based nonprofits, individual artists, and nonprofit leaders that are aimed at promoting a better life for all Alaskans.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rasmuson Foundation
Western Professional Student Exchange Program
Program that allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Arizona, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Alaska Community Development Block Grant Program Inactive
Awards grants to Alaskan communities for public facilities and planning activities which will address issues detrimental to the health and safety of local residents, and will reduce the costs of essential community services.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
David E. Knox Memorial Nursing Fellowship Inactive
Awards scholarships to students pursuing registered nursing degrees with the intent to practice in small Alaskan communities.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Alaska Small Project Infrastructure Protection Grants Inactive
Grants to assist rural Alaskan communities that are threatened by erosion, flooding, and permafrost degradation with the goal of mitigating the impact of these threats with respect to safety, health, and the protection of infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2017
Sponsor: Denali Commission
Pride Foundation Community Grants Inactive
Grants to organizations, projects, programs, and/or strategies that expand opportunities and advance equality for LGBTQ people in the northwestern United States.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2017
Sponsor: Pride Foundation
Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK) Inactive
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska native village governments, which is central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Teen Suicide Prevention Grants Inactive
Grants for community-based projects in Alaska that are designed to prevent teen suicide.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsor: Alaska Community Foundation
Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP I) Inactive
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2017
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Addressing Bed Bugs in Rural Alaska Inactive
Awards funding for projects that will help Alaska Native Village communities combat bed bug infestations.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Jun 21, 2015
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Working with Publicly Funded Health Centers to Reduce Teen Pregnancy among Youth from Vulnerable Populations Inactive
Awards funding to create networks of publicly-funded health centers that will work with other vulnerable youth-serving entities to create linkages of care and make referrals with the intention of reducing the teen birth rate and increasing the accessibility and usage of sexual and reproductive health services.
Geographic coverage: Available in 23 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and Northern Marianas
Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Frontier Community Health Integration Demonstration Program (FCHIP) Inactive
Funding to develop and test new models for the delivery of health care services in frontier areas, with the goal of improving quality and reducing cost. Program models include telemedicine, home health, nursing facility care, and ambulance services.
Geographic coverage: Alaska, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, and Wyoming.
Application Deadline: May 5, 2014
Sponsors: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration
NIMH Outreach Partnership Program Inactive
Funding for becoming an NIMH Outreach Partner to conduct statewide, science-based mental health outreach and education efforts.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2013
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Last Updated: 11/6/2017