Current Grant and Scholarship Programs
Homer Foundation Quick Response Grants Program
Grant requests up to $5,000 are accepted year-round with a thirty day response time. We have transitioned to a new software management system and the link below will take you to that platform. You will need to create your own profile in order to apply. If you are unable to complete an online application, a paper copy may be available upon request. Contact the Homer Foundation staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 235-0541 for more information.
The Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee administers its own grants program for youth-related issues. This program is now open until November 30th, 2021 and available to fund organizations who provide programs to area youth. Contact the Homer Foundation staff for more information.
The Homer Foundation administers several scholarships for students in the greater Homer area. For more information about these individual scholarships, or to apply, visit our page here. Applications will open January 2022.
Homer Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund Grants Program
Grant requests up to $2,500 are accepted at this time. For more information on this program, please go here.
Previous Grant Recipients
Other Grant Programs
Grant Requests over $5,000
The Homer Foundation has the ability to provide short-term, no-interest loans to nonprofits experiencing closure due to natural disaster or unforeseen events. Contact the Homer Foundation for more information.
YAC (HF Youth Advisory Committee) Grants Program
The Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee administers its own grants program for youth-related issues. This program is generally run in the spring, with the call for applications in mid-February. Contact the Homer Foundation staff for more information.
City of Homer Grants Program
The City of Homer grants program provides funding to many Homer nonprofits who provide essential and enriching programs to the community. The Homer Foundation administers the program as well as manages an endowment fund for the city.
This Grant program opens January 1, 2022.
Educators Professional Development Scholarship
The Educators Professional Development Fund was established by local area educators and community members. The purpose of the fund is to provide support to public school educators seeking to expand their knowledge/teaching ability/obtain continuing education credits. Funds may be used for, but not limited to:
- class tuition/workshops/conferences
- books, equipment and/or supplies for professional development purposes
- transportation and/or accommodations for professional development
- bringing in guest speakers/presenters for educators
This grant program is closed for this year but anticipate another cycle in Spring 2022.