2023 Petersburg Community Foundation Grants awarded to Petersburg Non-profits

Petersburg, ALASKA – The Petersburg Community Foundation (PCF), an Affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation (ACF), is pleased to announce grants awarded to local Petersburg nonprofits.

The Petersburg Community Foundation awarded $28,338 in grants to community nonprofits that care for Petersburg families and individuals.

The following organizations received grants:

  • Petersburg Medical Center – for training community members to support youth mental health.
  • Humanity in Progress – to support community members in need of food or financial assistance for housing or utilities.
  • Girl Scouts of Alaska – to fund a 5-day summer camp in 2023.
  • Narrows Broadcasting Corporation – to assist in the upkeep of the building and grounds.
  • Petersburg Marine Mammal Center – to purchase equipment that will enable them to livestream all Science Series presentations.
  • Petersburg Rainforest Festival – to fund a self-guided audio walking tour of Petersburg.
  • Petersburg Sons of Norway Hall – to bring the building up to fire code by replacing sprinkler heads and relocating fire pulls.
  • Petersburg Arts Council – to purchase small venue light and sound equipment.

All grants were made possible through the generous support of our donors, and from the Alaska Community Foundation and Rasmuson Foundation, with local direction from the Petersburg Community Foundation.

To make a gift that will benefit organizations and programs in Petersburg, please visit petersburgcf.org.


About The Petersburg Community Foundation 
The Petersburg Community Foundation, an Affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, is a permanent fund dedicated to building healthy communities in the Petersburg area by raising a perpetual endowment to address community needs now and into the future. Earnings from the fund are distributed annually through grants to local nonprofits. More information is available at www.petersburgcf.org.  

About The Alaska Community Foundation 

The Alaska Community Foundation is a philanthropic institution with a mission to inspire the spirit of giving and connect people, organizations, and causes to strengthen Alaska’s communities now and forever. As a statewide community foundation, ACF and its eleven Affiliate Community Foundations work with individual donors, families, nonprofits, communities, and corporations across Alaska to increase philanthropy and to connect people with causes they care about. ACF was established in 1995 and currently manages more than $165 million in assets and over 2000 funds for the benefit of Alaskans. Since its inception, ACF has awarded more than $65 million in grants in Alaska. For more information, visit www.alaskacf.org or call (907) 334-6700.

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