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News Archive
Avista Supports Juneau Social Services

JCF Thanks Avista The Juneau Community Foundation thanks the Avista Corporation for a recent donation of $20,000. The donated funds will be used as part of the Juneau Community Foundation’s 2017 Juneau Hope Endowment grant program. Learn more here.

 

 

 

 

2016 Philanthropy Awards Dinner

Philanthropist of the Year Award & Business Philanthropy Award

The Juneau Community Foundation held their annual philanthropy recognition dinner on October 4, 2016. Every year the event honors a person and business that has been instrumental in supporting our community through their philanthropy. Honorees this year:

James Wilcox, Sr. received the Philanthropist of the Year Award

Behrends Mechanical owners Dick and Candy Behrends accepted the Business Philanthropy Award.

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From the left, Laraine Derr, Jim Wilcox, and Celia Wilcox
From the left, Laraine Derr, Jim Wilcox, and Celia Wilcox
 

From the left, Kasen and Amanda Spickler (their daughter and son-in-law) and Candy and Dick Behrends
From the left, Kasen and Amanda Spickler (their daughter and son-in-law) and Candy and Dick Behrends

 

From Our Board

 
My Turn:How to become a philanthropist
By Sioux Douglas
Juneau Empire, January 21, 2013

 

My Turn: Giving back
By Eric Kueffner
Juneau Empire, November 8, 2012

 

Looking toward the future
By George Elgee
Juneau Empire, April 15, 2012

 

Philanthropy – support what matters most to you
By Reed Stoops
Juneau Empire, December 21, 2011

 

Juneau Community Foundation in the News

 

My Turn: How to become a philanthropist
Juneau Empire, January 21, 2013

The Juneau Community Foundation awards grants
Juneau Empire, December 9, 2012

A lasting tribute: Caouette Cabin honors the spirit of local man who died in 2010
Juneau Empire, November 30, 2012

Bill Corbus honored as philanthropist of the year
Juneau Empire, November 25, 2012

My Turn: Giving back
Juneau Empire, November 18, 2012

Get your geek on
Juneau Community Foundation Supports the STEM program
Juneau Empire, September 22, 2012

Juneau Community Foundation grant supports Haven House
Juneau Empire, July 1, 2012

JAMM violins to expand to two more schools
Juneau Empire, May 2, 2012

Looking toward the future
Juneau Empire, April 15, 2012

GV’s Art is Elementary and JAMM Sponsors made the world brighter
Juneau Empire, April 15, 2012

Education as part of that ounce of prevention
Juneau Empire, February 26, 2012

Letter: Thanks for supporting Juneau youth
Capital City Weekly, January 18, 2012

Philanthropy – support what matters most to you
Juneau Empire, December 21, 2011

JCF and Glory Hole Partnership
Juneau Empire, December 18, 2011

JCF hits goal for Glory Hole donations
Juneau Empire, November 23, 2011

Philanthropists honored by Juneau Community Foundation
Juneau Empire, October 30, 2011

Glory Hole receives some financial relief
Juneau Empire, October 30, 2011

 

Juneau Community Foundation Press Releases

 

James Wilcox, Sr. Awarded Philanthropist of the Year, Behrends Mechanical Receives Business Philanthropy Award
October 6, 2016

Juneau Community Foundation awards over $1.86 million to local social service organizations
Click here for list of awards and recipient organizations
May 1, 2016

2016 Douglas-Dornan Foundation Grant Applications
April 4, 2016

Margaret Frans Brady 2015 Scholarships Awarded
May 29, 2015

Juneau Community Foundation honors Clark Gruening with first Founders’ Award

Founder's Award

Left to right: Eric Kueffner, Board President, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott, First Lady Donna Walker, Reed Stoops, Clark Gruening, Amy Skilbred and Ken Leghorn.

Click here for press release.
May 28, 2015

Juneau Community Foundation announces Hope Fund Grant Awards
April 15, 2015

Paul Douglas Awarded Philanthropist of the Year, Triplette Construction and Allen Marine Share Business Philanthropy Award
November 18, 2014

Juneau Community Foundation Receives Generous Donation
September 10, 2014

Juneau Community Foundation’s Margaret Frans Brady Fund Announces Grant Opportunity
September 3, 2014

The Juneau Community Foundation Announces Douglas-Dornan Fund Grants
August 6, 2014

The Juneau Community Foundation Announces Douglas-Dornan Fund Grants
August 6, 2014 (PDF 109 KB)

Margaret Frans Brady Fund Scholarships 2014
May 20, 2014 (PDF 109 KB)

Simon and Anna Kirk Memorial Scholarship Applications Available
April 3, 2014 (PDF 106 KB)

The Douglas-Dornan Foundation Call for Grant Applications
April 1, 2014 (PDF 85 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation’s Youth Action Committee Funds Activities to Promote High School Success
March 10, 2014 (PDF 87 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation Provides Matching Grant to Support Haven House
January 10, 2014

Youth Action Committee Announces Availability of Grants to Promote High School and Post Secondary Success
November 2013 (PDF 33 KB)

2013 Philanthropy Recognition Dinner
November 14, 2013 (PDF 18 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation Successful in Community Challenge Grant for Juneau Nordic Ski Club
January 21, 2013 (PDF 304 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation Grant Supports Haven House
June 27, 2012 (PDF 11 KB)

Margaret Frans Brady Fund
February 2, 2012 (PDF 11 KB)

Foundation Challenges Community to Match Funds
October 27, 2011 (PDF 7 KB)

Youth Action Committee Target High-Risk Teen Behaviors
October 20, 2011 (PDF 7 KB)

JCF Establishes Paul Whitehead Memorial Fund
January 7, 2011 (PDF 145 KB)

The Juneau Community Foundation Announces Youth Sports and Activities Grant – Press Release and Grant Application
October 28, 2010 (PDF 56 KB)

The Douglas-Dornan Foundation Fund Supports SE Alaska Organizations
August 5, 2010 (PDF 18 KB)

The Juneau Community Foundation Launches New Fund with Grant of $15,000 from The Fred Meyer Fund
July 29, 2010 (PDF 18 KB)

The Akiyama Family Fund, JSL Group, & Juneau Community Fund Provide Support to the Alaska Youth Choir
February 4, 2010 (PDF 18 KB)

The Juneau Community Foundation Launches $150,000 Community Endowment
September 25, 2009 (PDF 19 KB)

The Douglas-Dornan Foundation Establishes a Fund with the Juneau Community Foundation.
August 13, 2009 (PDF 18 KB)

Philanthropists Honored By Community Foundation for “Giving Back” to Juneau
March 19, 2009 (PDF 201 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation Donates to Juneau Nonprofits on Behalf of the Machamer Charitable Trust.
January 9, 2009 (PDF 111 KB)

Eaglecrest Joins Juneau Community Foundation
July 2008 (PDF 17 KB)

Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Awards Photography Scholarships
June 17, 2008 (PDF 54 KB)

Youth Action Committee Aims to Fight Teen Homelessness
June 6, 2008 (PDF 153 KB)

Part-Time Juneau Resident donates to Full-Time Juneau Causes
June 3, 2008 (PDF 73 KB)

Juneau Community Foundaton gives $1000 to Juneau Unplugged Energy Relief Fund
May 2008 (PDF 61 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation donates to Juneau Soccer Club
May 27, 2008 (PDF 127 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation donates to Juneau Mountain Rescue
May 12, 2008 (PDF 149 KB)

United Way and KeyBank team up to raise funds for low-income Juneau residents during energy crisis
May 2008 (PDF 83 KB)

The Grantsmanship Center signature Grantsmanship Training Program is coming to Juneau, Alaska July 7-8, 2008
May 2008 (PDF 50 KB)
For more information visit http://tgci.com/gtptraining.shtml

Juneau Community Foundation gives $4000 to the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council
April 30 , 2008 (PDF 67 KB)

Machamer Foundation donates to Juneau Community Foundation
October 18 , 2007 (PDF 22 KB)

Juneau Community Foundation makes contribution of $3000 to Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Fine Arts Scholarship Fund
June 18 , 2007 (PDF 160 KB)

Thanks for Establishing Toby Lee Foundation
January 5, 2007 (PDF 23 KB)

Foundation for End of Life Care Aids Hospice
October 24 , 2006 (PDF 23 KB)

Akiyama Family Fund Assists Alaska Youth Choir
October 12 , 2006 (PDF 27 KB)

Akiyama Family Fund – Grants to Make Kids Sing!
April 11, 2006 (PDF 30 KB)

Visit the Juneau Community Foundation on the Web
October 12, 2005 (PDF 27KB)

First Lady and SAGA Recognize the Juneau Community Foundation
April 12, 2005 (PDF 39KB)

Juneau Hospice Foundation Now “Foundation for End of Life Care”
April 11, 2005 (PDF 23KB)

Juneau Community Foundation Launched
February 1, 2005 (PDF 39KB)

 

Other Media

 

Thank you from the Juneau Community Foundation
Thank you to 2012 donors and sincere gratitude to the individuals who honored its Philanthropist of the Year, Bill Corbus