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Grants to Alaska Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Activities and Programs that Benefit Local Youth

Youth Activities Grants

GrantWatch ID# 179581
Agency: Local

Funding Source
City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) - Youth Activities Board (YAB) - Parks and Recreation Department
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Geographic Focus
USA: Alaska: Juneau

Important Dates
Deadline: 03/01/23 4:30 PM Local Time Receipt Save

Grant Description
Grants to Alaska nonprofit organizations for activities and programs that benefit youth in eligible locations. Funding is intended for a range of projects, including educational, cultural, artistic, and athletic programs. Organizations providing scholarship funds for youth activities will receive special consideration. Eligible programs benefit residents of Juneau.

This grant program is designed to encourage local organizations providing or desiring to provide athletic, cultural, artistic, or extra-curricular academic activity programs to the youth of Juneau. The Youth Activities Program will only serve Juneau’s youth ages 1 to 19 years of age unless the program is intended for disabled youth in which case, the program may serve youth no older than 20 years of age.

Facility rental for a special program is an allowable expense under the grant. Funds for equipment and travel will also be considered. The highest priority for travel funding is given to youth travel essential to the program, second highest is for special instructors traveling to Juneau for training.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
The City & Borough of Juneau (CBJ), Alaska is requesting proposals from interested public or private non-profit organizations.

Special consideration will be given to:
- Organizations that receive no other funding from the CBJ.
- Organizations that provide scholarship funds for youth activity programs out of their own budget (this does not include scholarships provided with CBJ funds). Points will be awarded for the scholarship category to organizations that do not charge participants fees.

Funding will be allowed for a special artist, educator, or coach offering a program in Juneau. Special instructors must meet all of the following criteria:
- not currently on the payroll of the organization
- the grant-funded appointment must be time-limited
- the instructor must work directly with youth and must have special qualifications for the program.

Please be aware that all programs/activities from the Juneau School District are not eligible to apply for funding through this Youth Activity Grant.

Funding will not be awarded for administrative costs, operational costs of facilities, capital costs for facilities, or salaries and benefits for coaches or instructors. Programs will not be funded retroactively.

Pre-Application Information
Proposals will be received until 4:30 pm local time, Wednesday, March 1, 2023.

Grantees will be notified of the funding amount by June 1, 2023. Grantees become eligible for funding once a contract is signed. The grant amount will be paid by the date the grantees specify as necessary to begin the program.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract
The program starting date must occur between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024.

Contact Information
Proposals will be received at:
Juneau Parks and Recreation
Room 218, City Hall
155 South Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
(907) 586-5226
(907) 586-4589 FAX

For information, contact Dave Pusich, staff liaison, at (907) 586-5226 or, or Eric Moots, Administrative Assistant, at (907) 586-5226 x 4142.

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