GCI Gives
Annual Application
GCI gives back to the community through direct donations, in-kind services, and products totaling an estimated $2 million per year.

The GCI Gives Partnership

GCI's annual giving is an integral part of a commitment to fostering positive change in Alaska’s communities. The annual giving cycle provides nonprofits the opportunity to secure funding and support for their initiatives.
Focus areas
GCI focuses its giving on seven key areas, including cultural arts and innovation, education, healthy communities, youth, animals, diversity and inclusion, and public safety.
Variety of support offered
When applying, nonprofits can specify what type of support they are looking for. Options include cash donations, in-kind service credits, in-kind tech donations, and rental of loaner smartphones, tablets, and hotspot devices.
Application timing
The application period opens October 1 and closes November 15 each year. Requests must be submitted during this 45-day application period in order to be considered for funding for the following calendar year. Applicants will be notified in January of the funding decisions.

Applicants must be an eligible Alaska-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a current W-9. Please fill out the application request fully, provide a copy of your organization's 501(c)(3) status, a list of sponsorship levels and benefits, and any other relevant information.

Our online application is open October 1 - November 15.

The application period is currently closed.

If you have questions, you may reach us at GCIGives@gci.com.

Contribution Guidelines

Projects that are not eligible include:
  • Publicly or privately funded K-12 educational institutions, including school auctions, PTA events, booster clubs, graduation parties, etc.
  • Capital projects.
  • Team events, including youth sports teams.
  • Travel.
  • Pageants.
  • Individual requests or personal incentives. (Requests must come from a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.)
  • Organizations raising funds for other nonprofits (pass-through donations).
  • Scholarships outside the GCI Scholarship Program.
  • Multi-year commitment or automatic renewal grants.
  • Any group or project that discriminates based on race, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientations, or national origin.

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