The Good¢ents Board of Trustees met in February. 15 applications were reviewed, and 11 grants totaling $47,680 were awarded. Here’s a summary of these recent grants:
Carol Brice Family Center: $10,000 grant to assist with the replacement of their building’s main waterline.
Denali Preschool & Learning Center: $$6,000 grant to help fund the purchase of a playground set.
Ester Volunteer Fire Department: $3,000 grant to assist with a lighting upgrade.
Fairbanks Children’s Museum: $3,680 grant to purchase a set of balancing boards.
Fairbanks Community Food Bank: $5,000 grant to be applied to a building remodeling project.
Fairbanks Concert Association: $3,500 grant to assist with a technology upgrade.
Pearl Creek Elementary PTA: $1,600 grant to help fund their Artist-in-Residence Program.
Pioneer Air Museum: $2,000 grant to assist with implementing an environmental control plan.
Pioneer Memorial Park: $2,200 grant to help with an upgrade in museum artifact signage.
UA Museum of the North: $8,200 grant to assist with the development of an interactive microscope exhibit.
Weller Elementary PTA: $2,500 grant to help fund the compilation of first aid/emergency response kits.
All grants from the Good¢ents Foundation are awarded to nonprofit organizations within GVEA’s service area. Applications are reviewed quarterly in February, May, August and November by a volunteer board of trustees. The next application deadline is April 30, 2020. Applications and more information about the program can be found on our Good¢ents Program page.