2022 Grant Awards

Ketchikan Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 grant award recipients!

The Ketchikan Community Foundation (KCF) awarded over $20,000 to five organizations. On May 12th, 2022, KCF granted funding to community members who are working diligently and providing food security services, healthy relationship teen programs, LGBTQ+ magazines, and technology services to people who are homeless. We are grateful for the hard work and dedication of our local nonprofits.

First City Homeless Shelter

Amount Awarded: $3,750

First City Homeless Shelter will provide people in the homeless shelter and staff members access to technology services.

Women in Safe Homes (WISH)

Amount Awarded: $4,000

The grant will fund Ketchikan Youth Peer Education. This project trains high school students to facilitate healthy relationship lessons in Ketchikan High School and similar activities in the community.

Ketchikan Presbyterian Church

Amount Awarded: $5,000

“Coming Together to Connect and Survive” is a program for people who are struggling in the current economy. The program aims to connect people to food resources. In addition, the church provides a gathering place where people come to eat and meet some of their basic needs.

Ketchikan Pride Alliance

Amount Awarded: $3,000

Loud and Queer Magazine is a project by The Ketchikan Pride Alliance. The organization will publish a quarterly “Zine” featuring art and resources for and by the LGBTQ+ community in Southeast Alaska.

Salvation Army

Amount Awarded: $5,000

Ketchikan Corps Food Security Initiative is provided by the Salvation Army. The program will distribute 40 nutritionally appropriate food boxes, valued at $100 each to local families in need.

For more information please visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ketchikancf/ and www.ketchikancf.org/grants