Who We Support

The listed groups are or have been sponsored by Girdwood, Inc. since 2004.  Over time, some groups have incorporated as their own non-profits and no longer need Girdwood, Inc.’s sponsorship. Currently, Girdwood, Inc. sponsors over 20 groups in the community.

The August Foundation
Administer donations and funds for foster dog mushing in community

Challenge Alaska Adaptive Ski Programs

Manage funding for adaptive ski programs from multiple sources

Charter High School for Girdwood
Develop the concept at request of students and parents, manage funding and oversight

Community Recreation Center Task Force
Administer donations and expenditures

Diane Bahnson Memorial
Collect and administer donations for memorial garden

Girdwood Area Plan Update Taskforce

Girdwood Beautification Committee
Collect and administer donations to this committee

Girdwood Community Gardens
Administer funds and donations for this new group

Girdwood Community Piano
Collect donations to purchase piano in Community Room, ongoing administration of income and expenses

Girdwood Gerrish Library and Community Center Boosters
Collect and administer donations and expenditures.
Book Spine Donation for Library Form

Girdwood Fungus Fair
Administer income and expenditures for this event

Girdwood Health Clinic, Inc.
Administer donations and expenditures for this group until they received 501(c)(3) approval

Girdwood Library and Community Center
Manage funding from multiple sources for this $5,000,000+ project, including grant reporting through completion and dedication.

Girdwood Mining and Ski Museum
Administer donations and expenditures

Girdwood Mountain Biking Alliance
Administer funds and expenditures for local projects

Girdwood Nordic Ski Club, Inc.
Administer donations and expenditures for this group until they received 501(c)(3) approval

Girdwood Playground Committee

Administer donations, balances and ongoing expenditures for the children’s playground, grant reporting and administration

Girdwood School Climbing Wall

Administer donations and expenditures for this project

Girdwood Skateboard Park

Administer donations and expenditures for this ongoing project

Girdwood Teacher Cohort for Trails Curriculum
Administer grant expenditures

Girdwood Tennis Court Rehab
Administer donations for this project

Girdwood Trails Committee

Administer donations, expenditures, balance reporting, and grant reporting for this committee

Girdwood Trails Marathon
Administer funding and expenditures for this new group

Go For The Gold Athletes Fund
Administer donations and grants for this fund

Little Bears Playhouse, Inc.

Administer income and expenses for special project for this 501(c)(3) organization

Nissman Pavilion Memorial

Administer donations and expenditures for this community asset

Resource Advisory Committee
Interface with USFS to administer RAC grants for the Girdwood area

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Manage funding from multiple sources ($2,000,000), project management, grant administration, staffing and oversight

Sustainable Girdwood
Administer donations for this project

Turnagain Arm Health Center, Inc.
Administer donations and expenditures for this group until they received 501(c)(3) approval

Turnagain Arm Mycological Society
Administer funds and donations for this new group

Turnagain Arm Service Coalition

Administer donations and expenditures for this group

Winner Creek Gorge Bridge
Collect donations for this project