GSLF Announces 2017 Grant Cycle! Deadline: Thursday, November 2, 2017 by 5:00pm AKST

The Greater Sitka Legacy Fund (GSLF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), is pleased to announce its 2017 competitive grants cycle will be open from Monday, October 2 to Thursday, November 2. Individual grant amounts will be awarded from $1,000-$3,000 for a total of up to $12,000.

Applications will be accepted from qualified, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations (or equivalents, such as Tribal entities, schools, and faith-based organizations) that support charitable organizations and programs in the Sitka area. Grants may support a broad range of community needs, including but not limited to health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development.

Grant projects must be completed within one year of award and are subject to the grantee completing an online grant agreement signifying acceptance of the terms and conditions of the grant. A final grant report and any other overdue follow ups must also be submitted online before the grantee will be eligible for future grant opportunities from GSLF. Due dates and the forms to submit for these follow ups can be found by logging into the online grant system.

Grant applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm AKST on Thursday, November 2, 2017 using the link provided below when the application period opens. Any overdue follow ups for previous grant awards from ACF and its Affiliates must also be submitted using the online grant system prior to the deadline for the current application to be considered.

Please review GSLF’s Competitive Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.

Please direct general questions to GSLF’s Program Manager, Robin Sherman, at Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grant system to ACF’s Affiliate Program Officer, Shawn Rivera, at or 907-274-6708.

GSLF Competitive Grant Guidelines

Online Grant Application Tutorial

Online Grant Reporting Tutorial