Alaska Conservation Foundation’s Rapid Response Grant Program
Alaska Conservation Foundation
Rapid Response grants support activities that result in:
Reduction in destructive environmental activities
More favorable laws and policies for the environment
Stronger regulation of these policies and enforcement of these laws
Stronger environmental protections in place
More sustainable economic development or activities.
Projects must have clearly identified goals, decision makers, strategy, timeline, and measurable outcomes.
The following activities/costs are not eligible for Rapid Response grants:
Operating expenses, including existing staff salaries
Expenses/activities that have already occurred
Equipment, land acquisition, or research
Education programs or scholarships
Literary and/or film projects
Fees to attend conferences.
Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 are provided for efforts where a decision point is imminent within the grant period, ideally within 6 months.