The Alaska Community Foundation has announced a call for proposals for Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund.
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The State of Alaska has set aside $35 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to specifically support nonprofits in Alaska adversely affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) has partnered with The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) to establish the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund (CNRF) with the set aside funding.
The Alaska Community Foundation has partnered with the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services to provide emergency relief for Alaskan nonprofits.
Grant awards through this program will generally range from $25,000 to $1,000,000. The total grantmaking allocation for this program is $35,000,000 for all three rounds of funding, with estimates of $20,000,000 available in the first round, $10,000,000 available in the second round, and the balance available in the third round.
A variety of Alaska nonprofits are eligible to apply for funding from the Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund (CRNF) including public charities, faith-based organizations providing social services to the broader community, veteran’s groups, tribal organizations, and local governments. Additionally, to be eligible, organizations have experienced either a loss of income caused by required closures and/or cancellations of services/programs associated with the pandemic or have incurred or will incur expenses in direct response to the pandemic in one or more of six categories:
Public health expense
Covid-19 compliance expenses
For more information, visit https://alaskacf.org/cnrf/