• Small Grants

    Small grants are requests made by district staff for $5,000 or less in money or property to funding agencies to support the mission and goals of the district 

    Procedure

    1. Inform your principal/director that you are considering applying for funding ($5,000 or less)
    2. 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
    3. When awarded funding, follow these Post-Award Guidelines to set up, manage, and close out your grant 

     

    Potential Funders

    National Association of State Foresters

    Thanks to the US Forest Service, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry has grants of up to $400.00 for the purchase, shipping, and planting of trees. Trees can be planted on school grounds, or even indoors if your school has a suitable space or greenhouse. Grant preference will be provided to Title I-A schools! For more information, please contact Jim Renkert at the Alaska Community Forestry Program at 907-269-8465 or communityforester@alaska.gov. 

    Association for Learning Environment (A4LE)

    The Association for Learning Environments (A4LE), Alaska Chapter, is offering a grant of up to $4000 to educators wanting to transform their learning environment to enhance the educational experience.  The application deadline is April 16, 2019.

    Fort Wainwright Community Spouses’ Club Grants

    Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for projects to benefit the Fairbanks and Fort Wainwright communities, especially members of the military and their families. Applications are due March 8th.  

    Fort Wainwright Community Spouses' Club Grants

    Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for projects to benefit the Fairbanks and Fort Wainwright communities, especially members of the military and their families.
    Applications are due March 8th. 

    D'Addario Foundation Music Grants

    The D'Addario Foundation fall grant cycle is now open. A letter of inquiry is due January 31st and the application is due March 31st.

    Golden Heart Community Foundation

    The Golden Heart Community Foundation 2018 grant cycle will be open Friday, August 31st to Monday, October 15th. Grant awards are expected to range from $500 to $2,000 and a total of $18,000 is available for grantmaking.

    Target Field Trip Grants

    Target stores award field trip grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Each grant is valued at $700. Submit grant applications between noon CT Aug. 1 and 11:59 p.m. CT Oct. 1.

    Walmart Foundation Community Grants

    Grants range from a minimum of $250 to the maximum grant of $5,000. The 2018 grant cycle begins Feb. 1, 2018 and the application deadline is Dec. 31, 2018.

    Lowe's Small Toolbox for Education grant

    Awards up to $5,000. The fall 2018 grant cycle is now open.  The deadline for submitting applications for this grant cycle is September 28, 2018 11:59 pm EST.  However, if 1500 applications are received before the application deadline, then the application process will close.

    Carrs Safeway Alaska Education Grant Program

    40 teachers across Alaska, will each receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship.  Any Pre-K-12 grade teacher in Alaska may apply. 2018 application process will open in September.

    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.  

     

     

    Previously Funded Small Grants

    School Board Policy and Administrative Regulations governing small grants

Grants and Partnerships Contacts

  • Sheena Cummings 
    Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships
    sheena.cummings@k12northstar.org
    (907) 452-2000 x11225

    Britt Larson 
    Grants and Partnerships Specialist
    britt.larson@k12northstar.org
    (907) 452-2000 x11257

    Vacant 
    Business Partnership Development Intern

    Grants and Partnerships
    2nd Floor, Suite B, Admin Center
    520 5th Ave. Fairbanks, AK 99701
    Fax: (907) 328-0899

Last Modified on June 5, 2019