Endowment Funds  

  • AFF Coastal Conservation Internship endows annual internships to young adults interested in maintaining the ecological integrity of Alaska’s coastal and marine ecosystems.
  • Susan Cohn Fund for Outstanding Alaska Native Writing or Storytelling endows an annual writing award honoring Alaska Native writers whose work reflects the importance of the natural environment in their lives and cultures.
  • Jerry S. Dixon Endowment Fund endows an annual award for excellence in environmental education.
  • Endowment for Alaska is ACF’s permanent source of support for organizations, projects and programs that seek to protect the richness of Alaska’s incomparable natural environment.
  • Dick Erman Memorial Endowment Fund endows an annual grant to Alaska Conservation Voters.
  • Hugh S. Ferguson Wildlife Protection Endowment Fund protects and enhances Alaska’s magnificent wildlife.
  • Daniel Housberg Memorial Fund endows the Housberg awards for environmental photographic and videographic excellence and advocacy.
  • Celia Hunter Award Endowment endows an annual award for outstanding contributions to conservation by volunteers.
  • Celia M. Hunter Alaska Conservation Leadership Fund sponsors high-quality positions for selected Alaska conservation leadership interns.
  • Inspiration Ridge Preserve Fund ensures a long-term source of maintenance and operation support for the Inspiration Ridge Preserve in Homer, Alaska for the purpose of protection of wildlife and wildlife habitat.
  • Leghorn Family Internship Fund supports a conservation internship for an Alaskan applicant.
  • Martha Levensaler Leadership Fund is dedicated to fostering the growth of Alaska’s future conservation leadership.
  • Sitka Conservation Society Living Wilderness Endowment Fund ensures that there is a voice for wilderness and that the next generation will have a chance to enjoy wild and pristine lands and waters in the Tongass National Forest.
  • Ted Smith Young Leaders Fund ensures a long-term source of support for ACF’s popular and effective Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program.
  • Studebaker Family Environmental Education Fund provides sustainable support for environmental education in Alaska to cultivate future generations of conservation minded people.
  • Edgar and Peggy Wayburn Endowment Fund is dedicated to protecting and enhancing Alaska’s public lands, especially those lands protected by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
  • Deborah L. Williams Air Quality Fund is dedicated to protecting and enhancing Alaska’s air quality.
  • Jeanne S. Williams Alaska Anadromous Fish Protection Endowment Fund is committed to the protection of Alaska’s Anadromous fish and their habitat.
Alaska Conservation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution to ACF may qualify for a tax deduction based on your individual circumstance. ACF’s tax identification number is 92-0061466.

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