Which project grant category is right for you?

Start with the goals of each program, and consider whether your project will impact the beneficiaries of The CIRI Foundation (CIRI original enrollees and their direct lineal descendants) or Alaska Native people more generally. Your organization may be eligible to apply for more than one grant program. Download each application for full guidelines.

Applicants are encouraged to contact a TCF Team Member before submitting an application. We are happy to guide you to the correct category and application. Call (907)793-3575 or (800)764-3382 or email us at tcf@thecirifoundation.org to chat about your project idea.

Deadlines: March 1, June 1, September 1, November 1. Please see each grant application for full details.


A Journey to What Matters: Increased Alaska Native Art & Culture Grants

To perpetuate and promote the unique artistic and cultural traditions of Alaska Native peoples, The CIRI Foundation has developed the A Journey to What Matters: Increased Alaska Native Art & Culture Grant. Grant funding is available to support projects that affect and/or involve Alaska Native communities and further the intergenerational transference of knowledge of Alaska Native artistic and cultural practices.

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Education Project Grants

Education Project Grant funding is available to support projects that affect and/or involve Alaska Native beneficiaries of Cook Inlet Region, Inc. and further the education goals of TCF.

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Heritage Project Grants

Heritage Project Grant funding is available to support projects that affect and/or involve Alaska Native beneficiaries of Cook Inlet Region, Inc. and further the heritage goals of TCF.

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