Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds are permanent funds established to support a broad purpose or issue such as youth, arts, education or human services. Income is distributed annually in accordance with the purpose of each Fund.

  • A Music Education Fund in Memory of Renda Horn (The Horn Section)
    Supports music education.
  • Alice Witte Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Supports tuition and fees for athletic development for volleyball.
  • Anchor Point Fund
    To benefit nonprofits who serve the Anchor Point area.
  • Ashley J. Logan Fund
    To benefit youth in the greater Homer area.
  • Bill & Liz Johnson Teacher Education Scholarship Fund
    Supports students of the greater Homer area seeking teacher education.
  • Bluegrass Fund
    To benefit health and social services in the greater Homer area.
  • Brother Asaiah Bates Fund
    Supports youth and families at risk through the Homer Head Start program.
  • Choices for Teens Fund
    Supports programs that empower youth to solve their own problems, provide prevention and intervention resources to deal with the issues of underage drinking, alcohol and alcohol abuse, and other destructive decisions and their consequences.
  • City of Homer Fund
    Earnings distributed through the annual City of Homer Grants Program to provide general operating support to local nonprofits serving the residents of the City of Homer.
  • Constance M. Benston Fund
    Supports cat care at the Homer Animal Shelter.
  • Diane Wambach “Shoot for the Stars” Scholarship Fund
    To encourage and support young adults with a dream to pursue their educational and career goals, and may be used for expenses related to attending college, a technical training program, or other educational or career goal.
  • Drew Scalzi Memorial Maritime Scholarship Fund
    Assistance to young adults pursuing careers in the maritime field or who are from fishing families.
  • Educators Professional Development Fund
    Supports professional development opportunities for public K-12 school teachers within the HF service area.
  • Health Care Providers Scholarship Fund
    To benefit individuals seeking degrees within the Health Care field.
  • Heather Pancratz Memorial Fund
    To benefit youth in the Nikolevesk area.
  • Homer Community Science Scholarship Fund
    Supports students seeking post-secondary degrees in the scientific fields.
  • Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club Fund
    Supports Rotary community service projects.
  • Jessica M. Stevens Memorial Fund
    Supports tuition, fees, or admission costs for the attendance of deserving local youth in workshops instructing primarily in performing and visual arts.
  • Kachemak City Fund
    To benefit the residents of Kachemak City and surrounding areas.  
  • Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic Fund
    To benefit youth in the greater southern Kenai Peninsula area.
  • Kevin Bell & Family Hockey Fund
    Supports entry level hockey programs.
  • Library Endowment Fund
    Supports the Homer Public Library. 
  • Martha H. Briscoe Fund
    Supports Environmental Science, Environmental Education and Conservation. 
  • Nikki Geragotelis (Fry) Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Supports athletic students in their academic endeavors after high school.
  • Nursing Studies Scholarship Fund
    For Homer High School graduates pursing a career in nursing. 
  • Ptarmigan Arts Scholarship Fund
    Supports high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing the arts.
  • Rotary Club of Homer Downtown Fund
    Supports Rotary community service projects.
  • Sheldon Youth to Youth Fund
    Supports the Homer Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee.  Established with support from Robert and Melon Purcell in memory of their son Sheldon.
  • Spay & Neuter Fund
    Supports spay and neuter clinics for dogs and cats in the Homer area.
  • Sutton James Miller Memorial Fund
    Supports post-secondary education or vocational training for Homer High School graduated who show ambition for their future.
  • Thor’s Scholarship
    To provide assistance to deserving high school graduated pursuing post-secondary education

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