Juneau Community Foundation


The Juneau Community Foundation is a local charitable organization with a board of directors from the community. The Foundation was established to make it easy for Juneau residents to make donations to charitable causes they feel strongly about, such as local recreation programs, schools, scholarships, social services, arts and humanities, or other nonprofit agencies. We hope to encourage and increase personal philanthropy in Juneau by offering flexible, individualized ways to give with attractive tax advantages. In partnership with our donors, we hope to create a permanent community endowment for our community’s future needs.


Grant Funding to Promote Success Toward Higher Education

Juneau Community Foundation YAC Grants The Youth Action Committee (YAC), of the Juneau Community Foundation, requests proposals from Juneau non-profit organizations and schools to promote success in high school by increasing awareness of the range of Post Secondary opportunities available for high school graduates. With the help of the Juneau Community Foundation and local organizations, YAC members strive to improve the lives of their peers. Read more.

Electric Vehicles Get a Boost in Juneau

Amy Skilbred parades her electric vehicle on Fourth of July in Juneau. The goal of becoming the Electric Vehicle capital of the U.S. just got a lot closer for Juneau groups and electric vehicle supporters. The Juneau Community Foundation in partnership with the City & Borough of Juneau is the recipient of the $25,000 award that will go toward public charging stations. Read more.

Grant Supports Juneau Transitional Housing Program

The Juneau Community Foundation (JCF) granted $5,000 to Haven House, Inc., on behalf of the Machamer Fund, a donor-directed fund of the Foundation. The grant will be used to help fund Haven House staffing. Read more.

Margaret Frans Brady Fund Established

The Juneau Community Foundation and the Brady family of Skagway, Alaska are pleased to announce an agreement to establish the Margaret Frans Brady Fund. Margaret Frans Brady was a life-long arts and education advocate who supported charities in North Carolina and Alaska, where her son started a newspaper in Skagway 35 years ago. Mrs. Brady died in January 2010, and her son, William J. “Jeff” Brady, wanted her memory of good works to carry on in the community she loved. The fund is being set up as a donor-advised fund so it may assist worthy arts and education projects or scholarships in Skagway and northern Southeast Alaska. Read more.

Support What Matters Most to You

Like many baby boomers, until recently, I considered myself immortal. And, one day, I couldn’t believe I was actually answering questions which would lead to a will! Why should I prepare one if it would never be used? But, reluctantly accepting the premise that none of us will make it out alive, I proceeded with the task. Read more.