Ski 4 Kids Grants

The secondary objective of Ski 4 Kids is to purchase equipment for the Municipality of Anchorage Outreach Program. In years when the program has sufficient equipment for the needs grants are awarded to schools and programs to purchase ski equipment. Grant applications are due March 15, 2018.

2018 Ski 4 Kids Grant Application

Grant Details:

  • Individual grant amounts are generally between $500 and $2500. Total number of grants awarded varies depending on funds raised.
  • Funds may only be used for the purchase of cross country skis, bindings, boots or poles (no indirect or administrative expenses).
  • Grant application must be approved by the school principal.
  • Application deadline: March 15
  • Grant awards announcements are made April 30th
  • Grants funds are disbursed directly to the vendor for the equipment purchases.
  • Grant recipients will be required to submit a report showing how funds were spent and photos of skiers in action.

Grant Priorities – Funding Preference:

  • Schools that have participated in the Outreach program during the previous school year will be given preference.
  • Schools that have a source of matching funds (ASEF, PTSA, School Business Partners, or private donations) will be given preference.
  • Schools that have not had prior grants will be given preference.
  • Schools awarded funds will recognize Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage as a school business partner.
  • Grant applications may be submitted as follows:
    • Hand delivered or mailed: Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage
    • 203 W. 15th Ave, #204, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • Emailed:
    • Faxed: 258-7609

Grant Timeline:

  • Applications Due:  March 15, 2018
  • Grant awards announced: April 30, 2018

Past Equipment Grant Program Recipients:

Denali Montessori $2,500
Spring Hill Elementary $1,018
Wendler Middle School $2,500
Trailside Elementary $1,250
Chugach Optional Elementary $500
Spring Hill Elementary $1,000
Fire Lake Elementary $1,000
Central Middle School $1,750
Mirror Lake Middle School $1,000
Skiku $1,250
Spring Hill Elementary $2,500
Williwaw Elementary $1,406
Bartlett High School $2,000
Chester Valley Elementary $1,250


Questions? Email or call 907-276-7609