Alaska Conservation Foundation hosts a variety of endowment funds. Supporters are welcome to contribute to the following endowment funds at any time, or begin one of their own!
To donate to any endowment fund:
Submit your donation online here. Please note in the comment section of the donation page the name of the endowment fund you wish to contribute to.
Mail a Check
Send a check to us at 1227 W. 9th Ave., Suite 300 Anchorage, Alaska 99501. Please make the check out to Alaska Conservation Foundation and note the name of the endowment fund in the memo line.
Give us a call at (907) 276-1917 to submit a donation via credit card over the phone. Please be sure to mention that you wish to contribute to an endowment fund.
Contact us to begin your own endowment fund.
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
Our 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
A fund dedicated to fostering the growth of Alaska’s future conservation leaders. Learn more.
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. Learn more.
Ted Smith Young Leaders Fund
Ensures a long-term source of support for ACF’s popular and effective Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program. Learn about Ted Smith.
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
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
Dedicated to protecting and enhancing Alaska’s air quality.
Jeanne S. Williams Alaska Anadromous Fish Protection Endowment Fund
Committed to the protection of Alaska’s Anadromous fish and their habitat.