Application period opens for GCI Gives grant program

October 1, 2021

Alaska nonprofits have through November 15 to submit applications for GCI Gives 2022 funding year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – GCI’s philanthropy program, GCI Gives, has opened the application period for its 2022 grant cycle. From October 1 through November 15, Alaska nonprofits have the opportunity to apply for funding from GCI, one of the state’s largest corporate philanthropic contributors.

GCI Gives’ contributions are focused in seven key areas: diversity and inclusion, cultural arts and innovation, education, healthy communities, youth, animals, and public safety. Over the past five years, GCI has donated more than $10 million in cash and in-kind services to Alaska nonprofits.

“We’re excited to open up the application period to nonprofits across the state for next year’s GCI Gives funding cycle,” said GCI Gives Contributions and Events Senior Manager Megan Mazurek. “Alaska’s nonprofits play a key role in strengthening the social fabric of our home state and we’re honored to support the work of these organizations in the communities we serve.”

Applicants must be an eligible, Alaska-based 501(c)3 with a current W-9. To apply for a GCI Gives grant, fill out the contributions request in its entirety, provide a copy of your organization’s 501(c)(3) status, a list of sponsorship levels and benefits, and other relevant information.

The GCI Gives grant application is available here: https://www.gci.com/why-gci/gcigives/gci-gives-grant.

GCI is one of Alaska’s leaders in corporate philanthropy, donating approximately $2 million each year in cash, products and connectivity to organizations across the state. GCI is committed to giving back to the communities it serves and provides employees with 16 hours of paid leave to volunteer with local organizations.

For more information about GCI Gives, visit https://www.gci.com/why-gci/gcigives.

About GCI

Headquartered in Alaska, GCI provides data, mobile, video, voice and managed services to consumer, business, government, and carrier customers throughout Alaska, serving more than 200 communities. The company has invested more than $3 billion in its Alaska network and facilities over the past 40 years and recently launched true standards-based 5G NR service in Anchorage, now the nation’s northernmost 5G service area. Learn more about GCI at www.gci.com. GCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Broadband Corporation (Nasdaq: LBRDA, LBRDK, LBRDP). Learn more about Liberty Broadband at http://www.libertybroadband.com.

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