Ski 4 Kids Grants

A primary objective of Ski 4 Kids is to purchase equipment for the Municipality of Anchorage Outreach Program and award grants to schools and programs to purchase ski equipment.

The application period for the 2021 Ski 4 Kids Equipment Grant program is now open! Please send completed applications to ski4kidsday@gmail.com.

Grant Details:

  • Individual grant amounts are generally between $500 and $2,500. Total number of grants awarded varies depending on funds raised.
  • Funds may only be used for the purchase of cross country skis, bindings, boots or poles (no indirect or administrative expenses).
  • Grant application must be approved by the school principal.
  • Application deadline: April 30th
  • Grant awards announcements are made May 31st.
  • Grants funds are disbursed directly to the vendor for the equipment purchases.
  • Grant recipients will be required to submit a report showing how funds were spent and photos of skiers in action.

Grant Priorities – Funding Preference:

  • Schools that have participated in the Outreach program during the previous school year will be given preference.
  • Schools that have a source of matching funds (ASEF, PTSA, School Business Partners, or private donations) will be given preference.
  • Schools that have not had prior grants will be given preference.
  • Schools awarded funds will recognize Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage as a school business partner.
  • Grant applications may be submitted as follows:
    • Hand delivered or mailed: Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage
    • 203 W. 15th Ave, #204, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • Emailed: ski4kidsday@gmail.com
    • Faxed: 258-7609

Grant Timeline:

  • Applications Due:  April 30, 2021
  • Grant awards announced: May 31, 2021

 

Congratulations to the 2020 Grant Recipients!

 

Williwaw Elementary School
$1,500.00
Municipality of Anchorage, Parks & Rec, Ski Outreach
$1,200.00
Dena’ina Elementary School
$1,000.00
Susitna Elementary School
$1,000.00
Central Middle School
$1,000.00
Gruenig Middle School
$1,000.00
Bartlett High School
$750.00
Begich Middle School
$634.89
Bowman Elementary School
$500.00

Past Equipment Grant Program Recipients:

 2019  
East High School $2,280
Chinook Elementary $2,250
Rilke Schule German Charter School $2,000
Anchorage Parks & Rec MOA Outreach $1,592
Susitna Elementary $371.41
     
2018  
Winterberry Charter School $2,500
Williwaw Elementary $1,948
Anchorage Parks & Rec MOA Outreach $1,300
Ursa Major Elementary $1,000
Susitna Elementary $500
   
2017  
Ursa Major Elementary $500
Campbell Elementary $2,400
Susitna Elementary $2,400
Anchorage Parks & Rec MOA Outreach $1,300
   
2016  
Denali Montessori $2,500
Spring Hill Elementary $1,018
Wendler Middle School $2,500
Anchorage Parks & Rec MOA Outreach $1,500
   
2015  
Trailside Elementary $1,250
Chugach Optional Elementary $500
Spring Hill Elementary $1,000
Fire Lake Elementary $1,000
Central Middle School $1,750
Mirror Lake Middle School $1,000
Skiku $1,250
Anchorage Parks & Rec MOA Outreach $1,900
   
2014  
Spring Hill Elementary $2,500
Williwaw Elementary $1,406
Bartlett High School $2,000
Chester Valley Elementary $1,250

Questions? Email business@anchoragenordicski.com or call 907-276-7609