Thank you to the seventy-seven PICK.CLICK.GIVE. donors who chose to support their community through the Homer Foundation using the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend charitable check-off program, PICK.CLICK.GIVE. Through your support we have $10,725 to put to work in our community to help build stronger, more vibrant communities on the southern Kenai Peninsula. The Homer Foundation encourages everyone to give to … Read More

New Fund to Support Local Educators

The Homer Foundation would like to thank all the dedicated educators who have participated to date in our exploratory process to create a new endowment to support, celebrate and educate public school teachers on the lower Kenai Peninsula. After holding several meetings to germinate the idea, there is now a steering committee and one third of the $10,000.00 goal has … Read More

Recent Grants Awarded as of 2/11/15

Recent grants approved by the Homer Foundation’s Distributions Committee include: Support to the Homer Cycling Club for their “Homer Shares the Road Educational Campaign” and a new blender bike. Presentation Equipment for the Friends of the Homer Public Library.  Support provided by the Cottonwood Fund. Support for the Homer Youth String Orchestra Club’s Suzuki Mini Institute through A Music Education … Read More

Recent Grants Awarded

Recent grants awarded include: A) Chapman School and Paul Banks Elementary School for iPad and iPod upgrades with support from the KLEPS Fund. B) Homer Council on the Arts to support their Summer Youth Art Camp with support from the JEMCO Fund, Jessica Stevens Memorial Fund, and A Music Education Fund in Memory of Renda Horn. C) People’s Choice Awards … Read More

YAC Grant Program

YAC Grant guidelines for 2015 now available. Download guidelines here.

Double Your Dividend Sweepstakes!

Ten lucky Alaskans who make a PCG donation before March 31 and release their name from anonymity will win a cash prize equal to the amount of the 2014 dividend. Official sweepstakes rules can be found on the Pick.Click.Give. website. Choose the Homer Foundation when you Pick.Click.Give. and enter to win!

Recently Awarded Grants

Grants recently awarded by the Homer Foundation Homer Head Start for swim lessons:  $160 Kachemak Nordic Ski Club for grooming equipment:  $4000 Kachemak Ski Club (rope tow)  Ski Hill safety equipment and insurance:  $2000  

Upcoming Grant Deadlines

The Homer Foundation’s City of Homer Grants program is made possible through an annual allocation from the City of Homer and annual earnings from the City of Homer and Kachemak City endowment funds. Criteria have been established taking into consideration the City of Homer’s intent to support locally-based non-profit organizations that provide services within the City of Homer, and Kachemak … Read More