The Foundation is a vehicle for fund development, management and distribution via community grants and scholarships."

The original articles of incorporation were restated and amended in 1998, establishing ACF as it exists today - a nonprofit public charity promoting personal philanthropy and providing financial management, strategic development and donor development services to communities, organizations and donors across Alaska. " />

The Alaska Community Foundation



Established in 1995, the founding purpose of ACF has been "strengthening communities by assisting individuals and organizations in creating a lasting gift pool (endowment) for the perpetual benefit of quality of life issues important to Alaskans.


The Foundation is a vehicle for fund development, management and distribution via community grants and scholarships."



The original articles of incorporation were restated and amended in 1998, establishing ACF as it exists today - a nonprofit public charity promoting personal philanthropy and providing financial management, strategic development and donor development services to communities, organizations and donors across Alaska.


Web Address

www.alaskacf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @akcommunity

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Alaska Community Foundation


Iditarod adds 4 new members to board of directors
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

Kemppel is chief executive officer of the Alaska Community Foundation, a group that supports philanthropy to strengthen Alaska...more

Golden Heart Community Foundation endowment reaches $500000
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

FAIRBANKS — The Golden Heart Community Foundation, a local affiliate of the statement Alaska Community Foundation, has reached...more

Ketchikan Community Foundation to announce grant winners
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation, will announce on Friday this year's winners of its grants awards program. KCF expects to award...more

363 Ketchikan Donors Pledge Over $25000 to 15 Local Non-profits
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) filing season has ended and nonprofits in Ketchikan have been pledged over $25,000 according to information SitNews requested and...more

Pick. Click. Give. program sees another drop in charitable donations
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

An early look shows Alaskans are giving less through the Pick. Click. Give. program than they did last year — or in the three years before that. Just 24,155 Alaskans made pledges totaling...more

New annual scholarship for Kayhi valedictorians
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

A new scholarship specifically for Ketchikan students has been established through the Alaska Community Foundation and Ketchikan Community Foundation. According to an announcement this week, the...more

Brindle Family Funds Promising Ketchikan Students through New Scholarship
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The Alaska Community Foundation and the Ketchikan Community Foundation announced a new scholarship to further educational opportunities for students at Ketchikan High...more

PROGRESS: Atwood Foundation
Foundation: Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska Community Foundation

As for Atwood Foundation, grants are for local non-profit groups. There are now two opportunities for non-profits to apply for grants. The next deadline will occur in May this year and another will...more

PROGRESS: GCI uses its digital muscle to help non-profits
Foundation: Alaska Community Foundation

“The Foraker Group here in Alaska has a saying that 'nonprofit is a tax status not a business strategy.' As nonprofits we are trying to promote a mission but often times, the cost of having the...more

PROGRESS: Atwood Foundation
Foundation: Rasmuson Foundation, Alaska Community Foundation

The term “Philanthropy” literally means “love of mankind.” It can be defined by different perspectives, but a simple way to put it is that it's a positive idea or action that serves the...more

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