Announcements

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Announcing ACF’s FY2014 Annual Report 

AR Cover PhotoACF is pleased to announce the release of our FY2014 Annual Report. Together with our partners and supporters, we realized some remarkable gains for Alaska conservation over the past year. We’re proud to present this report highlighting some of these achievements.

Thank you to the amazing people who make our work possible, from our grantees and allied
organizations to our generous supporters and foundation partners. Your support and dedication to our mission is at the heart of our efforts to protect Alaska’s unparalleled wild lands, clean waters, wildlife and the ways of life they sustain.

Read the FY2014 Annual Report here!

 

The 2015 Conservation Achievement Awards call for nominations is now open! 

Do you know an individual or organization making a significant difference in their efforts to preserve and protect Alaska? ACF wants to know! Do your part to recognize their amazing contributions by nominating them for a Conservation Achievement Award – today!

Find all the details, including the nomination packet, here. Nominations are due to ACF by Monday, April 30th.

Questions?

Please read through the entire packet. If you still have questions, contact ACF at 907-276-1917 or via email at aremick@alaskaconservation.org

Special Event: Northern Limits – Seattle, WA 

NORTHERN LIMITS
Thurs. February 19, 2015 | 6:30 to 9:00 PM | Seattle, WA

On March 17, 2012, Pat Farrell and Caroline Van Hemert embarked on a six-month backcountry adventure; traveling 4,000 miles by rowboat, ski, packraft, foot and canoe from Bellingham, Washington to Kotzebue, Alaska. Please join us at Cedarbrook Lodge for a special multimedia presentation of their journey.

To purchase your ticket(s), please click here.

Find Your Calling at ACF 

Are you looking for a professional challenge and at the same time want to help protect Alaska’s natural environment and the diverse cultures and ways of life it sustains? If so, please consider joining our team!

ACF is currently recruiting for a Director of Philanthropy to be responsible for planning, facilitating and overseeing a comprehensive, coordinated fund development program that supports ACF’s strategic goals.

For more information, including access to the application, click here.

Application deadline: March 20, 2015

Now Accepting Applications for the Organizational Capacity Grant Program 

ACF is currently accepting applications for the Organizational Capacity grant program through April 30th 2015. Organizational Capacity grants support organizations working to strengthen and expand Alaska’s conservation movement. To read more about the selection and eligibility criteria and how to submit an application, please click here.

Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska Director Honored as Angler of the Year by Fly Rod & Reel Magazine 

It is with great pleasure that ACF announces that Scott Hed, Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska Director, was honored as Angler of the year by Fly Rod & Reel Magazine in its latest issue. For more information on Scott’s AOY award and Bristol Bay please visit www.sportsmansalliance4AK.org

Become a Host Organization for the Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program 

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Willoughby Peterson – Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council 2014 Science Intern

If your organization is interested in fostering the development of one of our dynamic future leaders, please APPLY to be a host organization.

For more information on expectations of being a host organization, please click HERE.

Application deadline is November 15, 2014. 

Completed applications should be emailed to grants@alaskaconservation.org. Please call 907-276-1917 with any questions.

 

Welcome new board of trustees and staff 

ACF is pleased to welcome four new Trustees: Don May (Anchorage, Alaska), Alan Ritchie (Bonita Springs, Florida), Rachael K. Posey (Anchorage, Alaska) and Michelle Ravenmoon (Kokhanok, Alaska). We give heartfelt thanks to outgoing board members Andrea J. Grant and Anne Wilkas for their many years of service to ACF and their unwavering commitment to Alaska.

We are also delighted to report the following additions to the ACF staff: Amanda Piatt (Donor Relations Manager), Anne Remick (Grants Manager) and Lucas Veldhuis (Development Associate).

Alaska Native Fund now accepting Letters of Inquiry 

The Alaska Native Fund is currently accepting Letters of Inquiry through December 1st, 2014 . This innovative grantmaking program supports Alaska Native solutions and strategies for addressing environmental issues. To read more about the Alaska Native Fund, to include funding criteria, timelines and how to submit a Letter of Inquiry, please click here.

The 2014 Conservation Achievement Awards are here! 

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The 2013 Conservation Achievement Awards Ceremony ©Roy Corral

Join Alaska Conservation Foundation for the 2014 Conservation Achievement Awards! This year’s extraordinary recipients will be honored at a festive celebration on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at the Bill Sheffield Alaska Railroad Depot in Anchorage. The event begins at 6:30 pm and includes a reception featuring hors d’oeuvres by Delicious Dave, live music, dessert and coffee. Click here to learn about this year’s inspiring recipients.

Make your reservations here or by calling Lucas Veldhuis at 907-276-1917. But hurry, RSVPs are requested by September 11th, 2014!

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