The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna to begin accepting mini grant applications Jan. 15

Applications will be accepted beginning Jan. 15 through Feb. 15, 2021

The City of Soldotna will begin accepting applications for their mini grant program beginning Jan. 15 through Feb. 15 to help provide funding to civic projects for the city.

The city established the mini grant program to provide funding to a wide range of civic programs that “contribute to the cultural and economic environment, and/or health, welfare and overall quality of life for the community and residents of Soldotna,” according to the city’s website.

Grant awards are limited to $1,000 per recipient per fiscal year and applicants must be nonprofit organizations deemed tax exempt under the Internal Revenue Code.

Programs eligible for funding include those designed to address issues of public concern, those designed to preserve and promote the area’s history, those designed to provide basic needs or those designed to provide a long-lasting end result for the community, among others.

Programs not eligible for funding include projects that support political issues, religious programs, travel requests, large projects or requests for individuals, among others.

Applications and required documentation must be received by midnight on the last day of the application period. Applications can be dropped off in person at the front desk in Soldotna City Hall; they can be submitted via email to cityclerk@soldotna.org or they can be faxed to 907-262-4389.

Applications will be reviewed by the city’s mini grant team at the close of each cycle. The team will then provide a written report to the Soldotna City Council.

More information about the program and how to apply can be found on the City of Soldotna’s website at soldotna.org.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

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