• Grant Approval Process  

    1. For grants less than $5,000 (small grant):
    2. For grants over $5,000:
    3. Upon Committee and COO approval, you may submit your grant application to the funder
    4. When your grant application is selected by the funder
      • The Committee will consider a grant acceptance summary
      • Upon Committee approval, the Board will consider a grant acceptance summary
      • Upon Board approval, a grant account will be created to expend the funds as planned


    Funding Opportunities

    The Alaska Community Forest Council is offering $500 grants to plant trees at schools. 

    The Alaska Division of Agriculture offers micro grants to help Alaskans grow more nutritious food locally and become more food secure.

    Alaska State Council on the Arts Grants - Many art education grants are offered with application deadlines throughout the year. 

    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.  

    Community Forestry Grants - Grants are offered for up to $400 for the purchase, shipping, and planting of trees on school grounds. Applications are ongoing. 

    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.

    Fund for Teachers - Awards individual fellowships (funding limit of $5,000) and team fellowships (funding limit of $10,000) to pre-K-12 classroom teachers to immerse themselves in their fields of study. 

    Fairbanks Wellness Coalition - (907) 888-3430, info@fairbankswellness.org Grants are awarded to projects that foster wellness through primary prevention and advocacy.

    Game Changer Grants - $500 grants to help young Alaskans from economically challenged backgrounds participate in sports or recreational activities.

    Golden Heart Community Foundation - Supports projects that enhance the quality of life for Fairbanks and North Pole area residents, addressing immediate needs while working toward long-term improvements. .

    Golden Valley Electric Association Goodcents Program - Applications for grants up to $15,000 are due quarterly, on the last day of January, April, July, and October.

    Good Idea Grants from the Federally Impacted Schools Educational Foundation support federally impacted PreK-12 teachers and schools with grants of up to $5,000 in their efforts to address students’ academic needs and social/emotional wellness.

    Kids Gardening - Awards youth garden grants to support school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities.

    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 josh.hightower@alaska.gov.

    NEA Foundation offers grants for educators including students success, learning and leadership, and envision equity grants. 

    Snapdragon Book Foundation - Seeks to foster children's literacy by providing support to school libraries serving disadvantaged children.

    Spirit of Youth Grants -  Empowering Youth Voice to End Bullying grant program 

    Views on Learning Grants - Up to $25,000 to purchase innovative technology for student use. Applications are due May 15. 

    Voya Unsung Heros awards program - Grants of $2,000 for K-12 educators and their schools to fund innovative classroom projects.

    Walmart Foundation Local Community Grants - Applications for grants up to $5,000 are due on April 15, July 15, October 15, and December 31.

    Whole Kids Foundation Grant - The Whole Kids Foundation offers grants to support school gardens, nutrition, beehives, and entrepreneurship.


    Previously Funded Small Grants

    Carrs Safeway Alaska Education Grant

    Walmart Foundation Local Community Grant

    School Board Policy and Administrative Regulations Governing Small Grants

Last Modified on November 20, 2023