Seward Community Foundation Grants Alaska USA

2017 SCF Competitive Grant Program is currently accepting applications.

The 2017 SCF grant program is now open from January 1st, 2017 with a deadline for applications on March 1st, 2017 by 5pm.

Grant applications must be submitted online. The only uploaded documents that will be accepted are the project budget worksheet and past grant final reports.

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Questions? Applicants are encouraged to contact SCF or an advisory board member to discuss, develop and receive feedback on their project. If you have questions regarding the online grants system, please contact The Alaska Community Foundation’s Senior Program Associate, Mariko Sarafin, at msarafin@alaskacf.org or call 907-249-6609. We are here to help!

Successful applicants will be notified by mid-April. Grant awards event will be held in May.

Typical grant amounts will be between $1,000 and $5,000. Grants in greater amounts may be considered, but please contact SCF in advance to discuss your proposal.

Eligibility Criteria

The Seward Community Foundation seeks applications from qualified tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations that support the organizations and programs in the Seward/Moose Pass area and serve the community’s needs in such areas as health, education, community heritage, the arts, vulnerable populations, recreation, safety, and community and
economic development.

Ineligible Organizations or Activities: Individuals, for profit, and 501(c)4 or (c)6 organizations, non-Alaska based organizations and state or federal government agencies are not eligible for competitive grants.

Applications for religious indoctrination or other religious activities, endowment building, deficit financing, fundraising, lobbying, electioneering and activities of political nature will not be considered, nor will proposals for ads, sponsorships, or special event and any proposals which discriminate as to race, gender, marital status, sexual
preference, age, disability, creed or ethnicity. Reimbursement of pre-award costs to a project is also ineligible.

Funding will not be considered for projects that have been completed before the Seward Community Foundation Advisory Board evaluates the proposal.

Exceptions: In selected cases, projects undertaken by organizations that normally fall outside the above guidelines may be able to receive funding. Examples include: Religious organizations without religious purpose whose proposal impacts the broader community; or units of government whose proposal extends beyond the traditional
governmental functions that impact the broader community

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source: http://sewardcf.org/scf-announces-2017-grant-program-open/

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