Funding Opportunities

DOJ Program Plan – Fiscal Year 2019

Competitive Grant Solicitation

  • Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism
  • Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Fiscal Year 2019 Local Solicitation

Welcoming Anchorage Intern

Internship Opportunity

Deadline to apply:  August 25, 2019

Welcoming Anchorage is seeking a highly motivated individual who is accustom to working with people of diverse backgrounds for this interdisciplinary internship.

Read More:  [<<  HERE  >>]

You will assist on a variety of tasks, including: 

  • Programmatic assistance with ongoing events, like Tradition Tuesday and Welcoming Week;

  • Programmatic assistance to the Mayor’s Office Language Access Liaison;

  • Social media, web content and communication;

  • Independent research on thematic policy issues.

International Collections and Archives Intern

Internship Opportunity

Deadline to apply:  August 25, 2019

Anchorage Sister Cities Commission is collaborating with the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center to offer a new internship concentrated in cataloging and preservation.

Individuals with a background in museum studies, archives, art history, or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.

Read More:  [<<  HERE  >>]

Interested parties must submit a CV and cover letter to
delaney.mitchell@anchorageak.gov by August, 25 2019.

You will assist on a variety of tasks, including: 

  •  Collections management;
  • Collections care (preservation and conservation);
  • Digital preservation and curation;
  • Electronic records management.

IMAGEN network

Grant Opportunity

Applications MUST be received by August 30, 2019

Here’s an opportunity to help Alaska women build their own skills and work with girls in Alaska Native communities. Groups of five or more women can do this. You will need a nonprofit or fiscal sponsor. Grants funded through the ForGood Fund and the Ford Foundation will help women create girl-centered programs and a weekly talking circle. It’s all through the Indigenous Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment Network, or IMAGEN.

They will distribute up to $100,000 through approximately 4-7 awards of between $7,000-$40,000 each.

Strengthening native girls’ protection and safety: Reclaiming matrilineal traditions through girl-centered programming.

RurAL CAP Foundation Application and Guidelines

Fiscal Year 2019

Applications MUST be received by August 31, 2019

The RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that focus on low-income people and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $5,000. Eligible applications are considered from 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations in rural Alaska which do not have an open grant and which have not received a grant from the Foundation in the prior 12 months.

The Foundation’s major interests are to:

Examples of the Types of Grants Awarded:

Contact Info

RurAL CAP Foundation

  • E-MAIL:  ruralcapfoundation@yahoo.com
  • PHONE:   (907)  279-2511
  • FAX:  (907) 278-2309
  • MAILING ADDRESS:  731 E. 8th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501

National Arts Competition

Deadline to apply:  October 11, 2019

  • Artists,
  • Musicians,
  • Writers,
  • Performers
  • Filmmakers,
  • Leaders,
  • Dreamers…

If you are a visual, literary, design or performing artist between the ages of 15 and 18 or in grades 10 through 12, you could: win a cash award of up to $10,000, take on master classes from accomplished artists, become a U.S. presidential scholar in the arts or receive a lifetime of professional support.

Learn More:  [<<  HERE  >>]

Are you a 15- to 18-year-old visual, literary, design or performing artist?

2019 Statewide Elders & Youth Conference

October 14-16, 2019 at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, AK

About

First Alaskans Institute’s 36th Annual Elders & Youth Conference (Elders & Youth) theme, “Qaneryararput Yugtun Riniqerput/Qaneryararput Cugtun Kayuqerput,” celebrates the beauty and importance of Alaska Native languages.  This year’s conference will kick off with a Warming of the Hands pre-conference gathering on Sunday, October 13 with the main conference taking place October 14-16 at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Elders & Youth provides a special opportunity to make connections, reinforce identity and belonging, explore art and issues, and contribute to the greater community through the transference of knowledge between our generations.

Call for Alaska Native Dance Groups & Performers

We have an open Call for Alaska Native Dance Groups & Performers for our 36th Annual Elders & Youth Conference. This year’s conference will kick off with a Warming of the Hands pre-conference gathering on Sunday, October 13 with the main conference taking place October 14-16 at the Carlson Center in Fairbanks. Elders & Youth provides a special opportunity to make connections, reinforce identity and belonging, explore art and issues, and contribute to the greater community through the transference of knowledge between our generations.

Contact us with any questions at sassuuk@firstalaskans.org or 907-677-1700.

Conference Registration

Get Involved!

  • Our open call for proposals seeks dynamic presenters to tie the theme and purpose of Elders & Youth into inspiring workshops with active participation. We prioritize presenters who are open to collaboration as we work to craft an indigenized, thoughtful and exciting agenda. Our call for proposals will close on Friday, July 19.
  • Alaska Native language teachers, artists and culture bearers are encouraged to apply to share their knowledge during our Living & Loving Our Cultures workshops. 
  • Dance groups and performers are invited to apply to perform during Elders & Youth and Chin’an. Our calls for Alaska Native language teachers, artists, culture bearers, dance groups and performers are open until filled.
  • The early bird registration deadline is Friday, October 4 with full price registration continuing on through the Elders & Youth Conference. In response to past Elders & Youth resolutions and because many school districts value the rich learning experience of the conference, some do not count student attendance to Elders & Youth as an absence from school, contact your local school district to find out their policy. Registration is also available for the Community Hall where artists sell their work, organizations highlight opportunities and political candidates and entities share information.

Agenda

  • Friday, October 4 (DEADLINE) – The early bird registration with full price registration continuing on through the 2019 Elders & Youth Conference.
  • Registration is also available for the Community Hall where artists sell their work, organizations highlight opportunities and political candidates and entities share information.
  • Sunday, October 13 – Warming of the Hands gathering
  • Monday, October 14 – The main conference kicking off on Indigenous Peoples Day.
  • Wednesday, October 16 –  Closing out by the afternoon.

Internship with Senator Dan Sullivan

Internship Opportunity

Deadline to apply:  October 18, 2019

Senator Dan Sullivan is looking for exceptional Alaskan college students and recent graduates to join his team in Washington, D.C. This internship program teaches students valuable skills and offers hands-on experience in the fast-paced Capitol Hill environment.  Read More:  [<<  HERE  >>]

Culture Camps - Summer 2019

Upcoming Culture Camps

  • Anvik Culture & Wellness Camp:  July 30th – August 2nd, 2019

  • McGrath Culture & Wellness Camp:  August 5th-9th, 2019

  • Circle Culture & Wellness Camp:  August 12th-16th, 2019

  • Shageluk Culture & Wellness Camp:  August 27th-29th, 2019

  • Koyukuk Culture & Wellness Camp:  September 1st – 7th, 2019

Limited seating, act fast!

Save the Date:  August 20-25, 2019

FREE

Alaska Afterschool Conference

Alaska Afterschool Conference

About:    Join over 200 after school workers and volunteers for two-days of professional development, networking, and resource sharing.  This year’s conference will be at Centennial Hall in Juneau.

The Alaska Afterschool Conference is designed to support the professional development of Alaska’s out-of-school time providers, featuring more than 40 workshops. This conference is a partnership between the State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development and the Alaska Afterschool Network. 

Conference Schedule:

Preconference Institute:   November 6, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Site Visits (Included with general admission):   November 6, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Alaska Afterschool Conference

  • November 7, 8:00 am – 5:05 pm
  • (Networking Reception 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm)
  • November 8, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

One-year Artist Fellowship Opportunity

Application Deadline:   August 31, 2019

About:  Through our Artists in Business Leadership and Cultural Capital and Fellowships, First Peoples Fund partners with Native artists and culture bearers to strengthen their business skills and to ensure that art, culture and ancestral knowledge are passed from one generation to the next. 

Twenty to twenty-five artists are selected annually for First Peoples Fund’s one-year fellowship programs. Fellows receive $5,000 project grants, technical support and professional training to start or grow a thriving arts business and to further their important work in their communities. 

Applicants Must be an enrolled member or provide proof of lineal descendancy of a U.S. federally recognized tribe, a state recognized tribe, or be an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian. 

1. Artist in Business Leadership
2. Cultural Capital Fellowship

Four AmeriCorps Positions

Opportunity awaits in Alaska

We have currently have four AmeriCorps positions open, starting service September 4th. If you or someone you know are interested in working with youth and encouraging healthy choices, check out the postings below:

1. R.O.C.K Mat-su Youth Leadership Council: Use trauma-informed best practices to encourage teen leadership and health in Alaska https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do…

2. APIA (Aleutian Pribilof Island Association)Youth Services Program: Facilitate cultural activities with kids, incorporating substance abuse and suicide prevention https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do…

3. Ketchikan Wellness Coalition Youth Leadership Council: Develop and guide a youth council in Ketchikan focused on substance abuse prevention and behavioral health challenges https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do…

4. Covenant House Resilient Alaska Youth (Jan start date): Provide enriching activities for teens experiencing homelessness https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do…

 

Contact:  Liza Krauszer
(907)865-7396
lkrauszer@ruralcap.org
https://ruralcap.com

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This project was supported by Award No. 2016-TY-FX-K001 awarded to the Rural Community Action Program Alaska Native Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project, by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs.

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