Alaska Conservation Foundation

ACF is a foundation at the hub of the Alaska environmental network, in touch with both local and national efforts. With a demonstrated capacity for taking a long-term view of Alaska, ACF is working to build broad-based public support for environmental protection and for institutionalizing a sound conservation ethic, through grantmaking to the most effective grassroots conservation organizations in Alaska.

Alaska Conservation Foundation has been a Brainerd Foundation grantee since 2000.

Visit the website » Donate »

Alaska Conservation Foundation Photo gallery

Photo courtesy of Steve Chase, USFWS.

Photo courtesy of Steve Hillebrand, USFWS.

Photo courtesy of National Park Service.

Photo courtesy of Steve Hillebrand, USFWS.

Photo courtesy of Lisa Grandbois, USFWS.

Photo courtesy of Ground Truth Trekking.

Photo courtesy of Kate Banish, USFWS.

Photo courtesy of Alaska Conservation Foundation.

Photo courtesy of US Bureau of Land Management.

Photo courtesy of Ground Truth Trekking.

Photo courtesy of National Park Service.

Alaska Conservation Foundation Grant history

2016

$75,000 - To support leadership and capacity building for ACF and its partners. Conservation capacity

2015

$23,000 - To support an executive leadership transition. Conservation capacity

2013

$20,000 - To support the implementation of Alaska's Collective Conservation Strategy. Conservation capacity

2012

$50,000 - To support strategic capacity building for conservation organizations in Alaska. Conservation capacity

2011

$30,000 - To support strategic capacity building for conservation organizations in Alaska. Conservation capacity

2011

$1,200 - To help fund a media trip to the Tongass. Opportunity fund

2010

$2,000 - To protect Bristol Bay from proposed massive mine developments. Opportunity fund

2010

$55,000 - To support strategic capacity building for conservation organizations in Alaska. Conservation policy

2009

$40,000 - To hold an Environmental Leadership Institute training in Alaska in 2010. Conservation capacity

2008

$35,000 - To explore opportunities to increase collaboration among conservation organizations in Alaska. Conservation policy

2007

$7,600 - For the Sportsmen's Alliance for Alaska, to gain support from fishing and hunting interests, within and outside of Alaska, for protection of Alaska's wildlands, fish and wildlife. Grassroots fund

2006

$3,000 - To produce a brochure that will illustrate the impacts of global warming on Alaska and to recommend possible solutions. Opportunity fund

2005

$3,000 - To engage conservative allies in protecting the wildlands of the Tongass National Forest. Opportunity fund

2003

$15,000 - To defend and permanently protect the Chugach National Forest and other rainforest lands in the Copper River Delta, Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound. Place-based conservation

2003

$35,000 - To build a conservation majority in the state of Alaska. Conservation capacity

2002

$20,000 - To provide a focused grassroots and media effort to protect Alaska's national public wildlands and ecosystems. Place-based conservation

2000

$18,000 - To ensure that the U.S. Forest Service's proposed roadless area protection policy includes the Tongass National Forest. Place-based conservation

2000

$2,000 - To engage the conservation community in a timely discussion to protect the Yukon and Arctic from newly proposed development of gas pipelines through wilderness areas. Opportunity fund