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GCI is committed to leading philanthropy efforts across Alaska, donating $2 million in cash, products, scholarships, and grants to Alaska organizations each year.

GCI donates $100,000 to suicide prevention each year

More than 150 AK nonprofit organizations supported each year.  

GCI has donated more than $6 million over the past 20 years in scholarships

In the past five years, GCI has donated over $10 million dollars.

In 2019, nearly 500 employees volunteered more than 5,300 hours.

Community Engagement

GCI Annual Giving

Each year, GCI gives to more than 150 Alaska nonprofit organizations focused in seven key areas: cultural arts and innovation, education, healthy communities, youth, animals, diversity and inclusion, and public safety.

GCI Scholarship Program

In the last 20 years, GCI has awarded $6 million in scholarship funds to hundreds of Alaska graduating seniors who are seeking degrees from accredited colleges and vocational/trade schools.

GCI Suicide Prevention Fund

GCI supports local projects and organizations that strive to reduce the rates of suicide in Alaska by promoting mental wellness through strengthened community and personal connections.

Employee Volunteerism

Our employees are active in our communities and give back to the places where they live and work. Every year, GCI provides 16 hours of paid leave to volunteer at food banks and homeless shelters as well as other causes like youth sports.              

Latest news from GCI Gives

Ninja Warrior Nick Hanson featured in GCI’s new suicide prevention campaign

The campaign emphasizes the importance of the “Just ASK” initiative, aiming to raise mental health awareness and help combat suicide in Alaska.

Polar Plunge goes virtual to fundraise for Alaska’s athletes

The event usually takes place at Goose Lake in Anchorage each December, but this year, Special Olympics Alaska and GCI encourage Alaskans statewide to take the “plunge” in virtual challenges.

GCI surprises local Anchorage humanitarian with $10,000 5G Trailblazer Award

Shirley Mae Spring Staten, executive director at local nonprofit Keys to Life, has been recognized for lifetime of dedication to creating connections in Anchorage.
Questions regarding the GCI Gives program? Please contact contributions and events senior manager, Megan Mazurek, at mmazurek@gci.com.