As an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, Chilkat Valley Community Foundation’s (CVCF) goal is to support projects that enhance the quality of life for Chilkat Valley area residents, addressing immediate needs while working toward long-term improvements. We are continually listening and learning about what is important to you.
We use proceeds from our growing permanent endowment funds to award yearly grants to support charitable organizations and programs in the Chilkat Valley area. Grants support a broad range of community needs, including health and wellness, education, the great outdoors, arts and culture, and community development. We seek projects that have the potential to impact a broad range of residents and show collaboration with other organizations.
2021 Competitive Grant Program is Closed
Our 2021 competitive grant program closed on September 29 at 5 PM AKST.
The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF), an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), seeks applications 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 Chilkat Valley 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. Typical grant awards range from $500-$3,500.
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 must also be submitted online by the assigned due date. Due dates and the forms to submit for these follow-ups can be found by logging into the online grant system.
Please note, if you received a 2021 CVCF grant (or earlier grant), you must complete all grant reporting before you are eligible to apply for a grant. If you need help on how to complete your online grant report, please read this tutorial: Online Grant Reporting Tutorial
Before applying for a CVCF Grant, please review the CVCF’s Competitive Grant Guidelines to determine your eligibility before applying.
If you are a new applicant, checkout this Online Grant Application Tutorial for tips and instructions on using the online grant system.
Please direct programmatic and general questions to CVCF’s Program Manager, Katie Craney, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct eligibility and technical questions about the online grant system to The Alaska Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program staff at email@example.com or 907-334-6700.
When you’re ready to apply, go to the online grant system to get started!
CVCF Grantee Resources
The following links describe the 2020 grant guidelines and review criteria:
If you are a current Chilkat Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) grantee and are looking for resources on how best to promote or share about the CVCF grant your organization received, please click on the resources below:
Please remember to complete the required grant report in the same online grant system your organization used to apply for the grant.
For instructions to access and complete your grant report, please click the link: Online Grant Reporting Tutorial
If you have questions, please contact CVCF’s Program Manager, Katie Craney, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.