Chilkat Valley

Chilkat Valley Community Foundation

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) allows joyful givers to realize community dreams. Locally advised, CVCF is solely focused on the needs of the Chilkat Valley, which includes the Haines Borough and the Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan. Approximately 2500 residents make their home in the valley. In addition, numerous seasonal residents and visitors enjoy all the community has to offer.

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation meets our community’s needs by increasing connections between people and the organizations that serve them. We have more than 75 nonprofits that serve all ages and provide educational, cultural, health, social, historical, environmental, recreational, and arts-related opportunities.

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation is a permanent fund for the Chilkat Valley. Your gifts will be part of a long-term endowment, allowing you to invest in our community’s future and contribute to our quality of life.

Your donation will:

  • Connect donors with causes they care about
  • Catalyze community planning between individuals, organizations, and governments
  • Support nonprofits through grants and educational training

2016 Grant Opportunity Opens July 30th

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) is pleased to announce its eighth grantmaking cycle in 2016. We seek applications from qualified tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofits or equivalent organizations for local projects that will enhance the quality of life in the Chilkat Valley. Applications are accepted for the following types of grants that will benefit our community: 1) Operating Support grants, 2) New Program and Special Projects grants, and 3) Capital grants. Grants will range from $500 – $3,500 per award.

For more information, visit Chilkat Valley Community Foundation Grants.

Application deadline is September 30, 2016 by 5:00 pm.