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Ketchikan Community Foundation to Announce 2017 Grant Award Winners


April 27, 2017
Thursday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The recipients of Ketchikan Community Foundation’s (KCF) 2017 grant awards will be announced May 5 as part of the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council “Celebration of the Sea” events.

According to Tessa Axelson, Ketchikan Community Foundation’s Board Chair, more than $30,000 in awards will be made to several local non-profit organizations. The 2017 grant program is more than double that awarded in 2016, and represents KCF’s second year awarding funds to local grantees.

In 2016 KCF awarded a total of $12,000 to the Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, Special Olympics Ketchikan, Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities Council, and Ketchikan Volunteer Hospice.

The 2017 awardees will be announced at a reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 5 at the newly renovated Tongass Historical Museum; the public is invited to attend.

Ketchikan Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Alaska Community Foundation and is dedicated to growing an endowment to support the non-profits of the greater Ketchikan area.


Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews


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