Community Tool Box is sponsoring the 2010 Out of the Box Prize, which will honor promising initiatives that improve community health and development. The Grand Prize will be $5,000 in cash, plus a free customized Workstation designed specifically for your group. A second prize will be $2,000 in cash, with a free WorkStation. The opening date […]
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What are the places you love in your community? Are there efforts underway to protect these areas? How can we better support modern-day land and water conservation? These are just a few of the questions the Obama administration is asking as part of the “America’s Great Outdoors” initiative. Congressional and agency representatives are currently hosting sessions around […]
The 2010 ACF Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet is just around the corner! And you’re invited. Save the date… When: Friday, September 24, 2010 Time: 6 pm Reception, 7 pm Awards Place: Lucy Cuddy Hall, University of Alaska Anchorage Watch the ACF website for future details and announcement of this year’s winners. For more information about the awards […]
My Experience as an AMCC Intern By Julia Beaty 2010 I was drawn to Alaska for many reasons, not the least of which was adventure. Alaska was this great faraway place that I knew very little about. My family kept telling me that I would be “eaten by a bear,” but I think they didn’t want […]
Want to be an advocate for change? Alaska Conservation Foundation is recruiting for a dynamic, new Director of Finance. If your a seasoned professional with nonprofit accounting and finance management experience, we want to hear from you! A great opportunity with an established foundation that supports efforts to protect Alaska’s environment. Read the complete job description here.
Our hearts go out to the residents of the Gulf Coast. Alaskans know the fear and uncertainty they face. The devastating impacts of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexio is a frightening reminder of not only the Exxon Valdez spill, but of the risks Alaska faces with proposals to develop offshore oil reserves […]
Both nonprofit and public sectors can engage volunteers in facilitating and gaining community support of mission-critical work. But, remarkably few organizations possess the knowledge to effectively structure a volunteer program. Strategic Volunteer Engagement: A Guide for Nonprofit and Public Sector Leaders is a strategic framework for current and future nonprofit and public sector leaders open to exploring […]
In April 2010, the Alaska Legislature paved the way for Alaska to become a leader in the global market for clean energy. With assistance from ACF grantees Renewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP) and Alaska Conservation Alliance (ACA), the Alaska Legislature passed a statewide energy bill that will have far-reaching effects for the entire state. The new […]
Ever wonder what conservation in Alaska really means? Here’s your opportunity to ask an Alaskan! Submit your question now to: email@example.com!
In the wake of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, President Obama ordered a 6-month moratorium on new permits for deepwater oil and gas wells. The decision suspends planned exploration in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas off the coast of Alaska. Making the announcement in a press conference this week, he also expressed frustration with BP, and expressed that […]