March 8, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 10

Community Foundation grant cycle is open

The Petersburg Community Foundation’s third grant-making opportunity is now open. A total of $7000 will be awarded to a minimum of three nonprofit organizations. Applications are due April 12 at 9:00 p.m. Grant awards will be announced at the Foundation’s donor event on May 19th.

The Petersburg Community Foundation recently transferred its application process to a user - friendly online format. To access, go to the Foundation’s website at and click on ‘grants and community projects’. Please direct your programmatic questions to Grants Committee Members Sharla Coon (518-0667) or Cynthia Wallesz (772-2680). Direct technical questions about the online application system to The Alaska Community Foundation by, or by phone: 907-334-6700.

The Petersburg Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation. Its mission is to strengthen our community through effective philanthropy and civic engagement. During its two previous grant cycles, the Petersburg Community Foundation has awarded a total of $11,000 to 11 area nonprofit organizations.

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