Funding Opportunities

Alaska & DOJ - FY 2021

Calendar of funding application deadline dates.  Click on date for full details.

Alaska-Focused Grants

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2021

RurAL CAP Foundation 2021 Application

The RurAL CAP Foundation Application deadline of August 31 is quickly approaching. Managed by Rural Energy Enterprises, Inc., the RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that support low-income individuals and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $5,000. Learn more and apply today!

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Application Deadline:  September 1, 2021

Alaska - Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) grant program is currently available, now through September 1, 2021. This program provides critical funding for broadband infrastructure and community integration – an opportunity to realize affordable and reliable high-speed connectivity. This is a tremendous opportunity for Tribes in Alaska.

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  • Awarded funds active:  January 1, 2021
  • Must be closed out by December 31, 2022

FAI - Culture Camp Support Fund

The First Alaskans Culture Camp Support Fund was created to provide financial support to Alaska Native culture camps across the state. Culture Camps and passing on traditional knowledge are critical to our peoples’ well-being and we look to the leadership of these programs to find innovative solutions to cultural learning and activities that best suits their community. This funding is made available through grant support from First Alaskans Institute, Alaska Community Foundation, and the Rasmuson Foundation. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funds are allocated. Funds are limited, so we thank you in advance for understanding that we may not be able to fund every applicant or fund every project at the amount requested. Awarded funds can be retroactive to January 1, 2021 and must be closed out by December 31, 2022.

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Application deadline:  Alaska Children’s Trust accepts proposals on an ongoing basis

ACT Tier 2 - Innovation Grant

Do you have a new and innovative idea that would prevent child abuse and neglect? Do you have a current program that, if it had more support, could have a greater impact preventing child abuse and neglect? Alaska Children’s Trust’s Tier 2 Innovation Grants were created to stimulate the development and adoption of groundbreaking approaches and technologies to prevent child abuse and neglect. Tier 2 grants fund projects over $10,000 up to a maximum of $50,000 per year. Requests can be single year or multi-year, up to three years. Alaska Children's Trust:  One to three years grant cycle.

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On a rolling basis

The American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is the largest investment of resources into Indian Country and tribal communities in U.S. history. The American Rescue Plan (Public Law 117-2) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, invests $1.75 billion  in American Indian and Alaska Native government programs administered under the oversight of the Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs (AS-IA).  The American Rescue Plan makes changes to laws and provides emergency supplemental funding to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  

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OJJDP-Focused Grants

None currently available for August and September

The Resource Basket

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.