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Applications will be accepted beginning on July 15, 2020. To be considered an application must be received no later than midnight on August 15, 2020.

Awards are limited to $1000 per recipient per fiscal year. Applicants must be nonprofit organizations that are deemed tax exempt under the Internal Revenue Code.

Purpose of the Program: 
The City of Soldotna recognizes the valued contributions being provided through the volunteer efforts of community organizations, and agencies on behalf of our community. The Mini Grant Program is established to provide funding to a wide range of civic programs, services, projects and events that contribute to the cultural and economic environment, and/or health, welfare and overall quality of life for the community and residents of Soldotna. Grant applications should typically align with at least one of the goals or objectives as established in the City of Soldotna Comprehensive Plan, or other adopted City policy documents.

Providing grant funding through the Mini Grant Program demonstrates the City’s commitment to programs, services, projects, and events that benefit the community and overall quality of life for Soldotna residents, including our most-vulnerable population. 

This policy establishes guidelines, to promote the fair and consistent administration of the Mini Grant Program for community organizations and projects.

How to Apply:
Applicants may apply by submitting a completed Mini Grant Application and required documents during one of the Grant Cycles. For additional information regarding eligibility requirements for applicants, the grant application cycles and the types of programs, services, projects or events that are eligible please see Mini Grant Program Policy.  Application and the required or supporting documentation must all be submitted together as one packet.

Please read the complete Mini Grant Program Policy to ensure your application meets the all eligibility requirements.

Application Deadline:
Applications and required documentation must be received by midnight on the last day of the application cycle. During regular business hours applications can be dropped of at the front desk at City Hall, 177 N. Birch Street, Soldotna, AK 99669. If you are unable drop your application off, applications may be submitted be emailed to or faxed to 907-262-4389.

Applications received after the application cycle deadline will not be considered and will not be held over until the next application cycle.