Grantmaking programs

Grantmaking is completed through a comprehensive, competitive process. 

Grantees, please visit the grantee portal through the link in the page footer for grant-specific paperwork.

Please contact Anna Dalton, Director of Grants and Programs with inquiries about grants: adalton[at]alaskaconservation.org or (907) 433-8213.

Rapid Response Grants

Responds quickly to fast-breaking, unforeseen environmental threats of statewide or national significance. The only program of its kind in Alaska.

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Discovery Grants 

Supports small grassroots organizations. 

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Indigenous Voices Fund 

Grants to elevate the Indigenous voices on the issuesof Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Bristol Bay region, Tongass National Forest, and efforts to prevent hardrock mining across Alaska.

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Watchable Wildlife Conservation Trust

Broadens support for conserving Alaska’s wildlife.

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Alaska Defense Fund

Combats threats to Alaska’s natural environment. 

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Conservation Internship Program

Develops the next generation of Alaska’s conservation leaders.

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Conservation Achievement Awards

Recognizes the achievements of individuals committed to protecting Alaska.

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Martha Levensaler Leadership Fund Grants

The Martha Levensaler Leadership Fund was created to honor Martha’s legacy and specifically to benefit the people who are involved in improving conservation efforts. Applications accepted January – March 2020.

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Donor Advised and Restricted Grants

Alaska Conservation Foundation offers donors a way to give money directly to a particular group or issue that you care about. Donor advised funds may or may not be permanently endowed. Please reach out if you would like to begin a fund.

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