Supporting youth-led conservation efforts
The Youth Mini-Grant program aims to support youth-led projects that address conservation issues in Alaska. These include climate change, community health, racial and social inequity, and sustainable economies. The Youth Mini-Grant Program aims to empower youth leaders as they invest in their communities, become mentors, and delve into issues of social justice impacting Alaska’s cultures, communities, and well-being.
Youth ages 15-25 are eligible to apply for grant awards up to $1000.
Upcoming Application Deadlines:
- September 16, 2022 at 11:59PM AKST
- November 18, 2022 at 11:59PM AKST
Applicants to the Youth Mini Grant Program must meet the following criteria:
All applicants need to be Alaska based, or if attending school elsewhere, have an Alaska focused project. In order to be eligible for a Youth Mini-Grant, youth applicants must find a fiscal sponsor in the form of one of the following:
- 501(c)3 nonprofit organization
- Federally Recognized Tribe
- Public School
- Other equivalent organizations
In addition to a fiscal sponsor, successful applicants will also have an adult mentor/sponsor.
Applicants are highly encouraged to review the Youth Mini Grant Guidelines before starting an application.
For helpful hints for using our online application system, click here.
If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org