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] 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. 

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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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