Small grants are requests made by district staff to a funding agency for $5,000 or less in money or property in support the mission and goals of the district. Staff must complete the district small grant pre-application and receive approval, before submitting a request to a funding agency. The Assistant Director of Grants is responsible for reviewing small grant pre-applications and the Grant Review Committee is responsible for reviewing grant proposals over $5,000.
Small Grant Approval Procedure
- Inform your principal/director that you are considering applying for funding ($5,000 or less)
- Complete the district Small Grant Pre-Application before you submit your request to the funding agency
- If approved, submit your request to the funding agency
- If disapproved, make recommended revisions to your application and resubmit
- When awarded funding, follow these Post-Award Guidelines to set up, manage, and close out your grant
Alaska Community Forestry Program - Grants are offered for up to $400 for the purchase, shipping, and planting of trees on school grounds. Applications are due March 6th and avialable at (907) 269-8466.
Association for Learning Environment - The Association for Learning Environments, Alaska Chapter, offers grants of up to $4,000 to educators wanting to transform their learning environment to enhance the educational experience.
Carrs Safeway Alaska Education Grant Program - Teachers across Alaska, will each receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship. Any public school Pre-K-12 grade teacher, librarian or counselor holding an Alaska teaching certificate may apply.
D'Addario Foundation Music Grants - The D'Addario Foundation supports programs that bring music back into communities and schools and get kids playing as early and as frequently as possible.
Fairbanks Wellness Coalition Grants - Grants of up to $7,500 are awarded to projects that foster wellness through primary prevention and advocacy.
Fort Wainwright Community Spouses’ Club Grants - Grants of up to $500 for projects that benefit the Fairbanks and Fort Wainwright communities, especially members of the military and their families.
Golden Heart Community Foundation - The Golden Heart Community Foundation grant cycle will be open from August 31st to Monday, October 15th. Grant awards are expected to range from $500 to $2,000.
Karma for Cara Foundation Microgrants - Students 18 years of age and under may apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities.
Lowe's Small Toolbox for Education - Awards up to $5,000.
National Association of State Foresters - The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry has grants of up to $400 for the purchase, shipping, and planting of trees on school grounds or indoors. More information at 907-269-8466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spirit of Youth Grants - Spirit of Youth is offering $1,500 grants for COVID-19 messaging, specifically intended to support youth led projects for middle and high school students.
Target Field Trip Grants - Target stores award field trip grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Each grant is valued at $700.
Walmart Foundation Community Grants - Grants range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum grant of $5,000.
Whole Kids Foundation Grant - The Whole Kids Foundation offers $2,000 grants to support new and existing school gardens.
Previously Funded Small Grants
Grants and Partnerships Contacts
Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships
(907) 452-2000 x11225
Grants and Partnerships Specialist
(907) 452-2000 x11257
Business Partnership Development Intern
Grants and Partnerships
2nd Floor, Suite B, Admin Center
520 5th Ave. Fairbanks, AK 99701
Fax: (907) 328-0899