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and Activities to Improve Student Achievement

Anchorage Schools Foundation (ASF) Grant

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The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) - Anchorage Schools Foundation (ASF)

Deadline Date:

11/04/21 5:00 PM AKST


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Grants of up to $750 to Alaska school professionals in eligible locations to promote student achievement. Eligible applicants include teachers, administrators, principals, staff, counselors, and nurses. Funding is intended to support programs that reflect a creative or innovative approach to education, impact multiple students, and demonstrate sustainability if start-up funds are requested. The applicant must be working at the school where the grant project activities are taking place. Activities should benefit students in the Anchorage School District.

Past grants have included awards to:

  • Purchase classroom supplies
  • Recreational equipment and uniforms
  • Classroom or Library books
  • Technology components
  • Instruments or sheet music
  • Emergency needs
  • Material needs that support enhanced student success

Special consideration will be given to projects that support current ASD initiatives such as innovative mathematics projects, engaging seniors, supporting Pre-K, safe schools, and service-learning.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 175808

Estimated Size of Grant:

Typical grant awards will range from $100 – $750.

Term of Contract:

Projects should be completed within the 2021-2022 academic year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

School professionals including principals, teachers, nurses, counselors, administrators, and certified staff are invited to apply.

Requested funds should not supplant or replace ASD funds but can be used to support existing efforts to bring additional innovation or creativity. Requests for salary support, transportation costs, and stipends are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Application Open: August 10, 2021 - November 4, 2021

Deadline for Applications –Thursday, November 4th, 2021, by 5:00 pm

Award notifications are made in November with awards sent in December. Projects should be planned for the 3rd and/or 4th quarter of the current school year.

Application Tutorial:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online Grant System:

Please contact Senior Program Officer of Grants & Scholarships at The Alaska Community Foundation: or call: 907-274-6710.

Alaska Community Foundation
3201 C Street, Suite 110
Anchorage, AK 99503

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alaska: Anchorage

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