The works to protect Alaska's natural environment and the diverse cultures and the way of life it sustains. It does this by promoting conservation philanthropy and by strategically directing resources to conservation leaders, organizations, and initiatives.
To advance this mission, the foundation, through its Discovery Grants program, will award grants of up to $2,000 to Alaska-based grassroots environmental organizations to strengthen their leadership base, encourage collaboration, and help them navigate the changing political and economic climates.
To be eligible, applicants must be a nonprofit organization engaged in conservation advocacy; be based in Alaska, or have an Alaska-based program; and be engaged in conservation efforts in the state. Preference will be given to organizations with annual operating budgets under $200,000.
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed every two months.
See the Alaska Conservation Foundation website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.