Who We Support

The listed groups are sponsored by Girdwood, Inc.  Over time, some groups have incorporated as their own non-profits and no longer need Girdwood, Inc.’s sponsorship, you can learn about them on our Success Stories page. Currently, Girdwood, Inc. sponsors over 20 groups in the community.

Sponsored Organizations and Previous Sponsorships:

Girdwood Workforce Childcare Project

The Girdwood Workforce Childcare Project is a major focus for our organization since 2022. We are partnered with Little Bears Playhouse, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit childcare provider, to build a new childcare facility. You can donate toward this cause on the Go Fund Me page or by clicking the link below.

Girdwood Library and Community Room

Girdwood Book Spine Donations for Library

Collect and administer donations and expenditures

Turnagain News

Turnagain News is an independent, locally-owned, non-profit newspaper serving Southcentral Alaska. View their website by clicking here: https://www.turnagainnews.org/

Imagine Girdwood

The mission of Imagine! Girdwood is to fund and complete a transparent, inclusive rewrite of the Girdwood Comprehensive Plan to guide Girdwood land use in an orderly and understandable process that is respectful of all views.

Girdwood Bear Aware

Community Recreation Center Task Force

Girdwood Fungus Fair

Girdwood Skatepark

Girdwood Tennis Court Rehabilitation

Administer donations and expenditures

Girdwood Community Land Trust

Girdwood Community Land Trust became a sponsored organization of Girdwood Inc in 2020. GCLT received their own 501(c)3 status in June of 2022. You can make a donation at their site here. You can learn more at their website: girdwoodlandtrust.org

Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation

Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation became it’s own 501(c)3. Girdwood Inc previously administered donations and expenditures. You can donate to this organization at their site by clicking here.

Bike Wood

Bikewood, formally Girdwood Mountain Bike Alliance, was a sponsored organization of Girdwood Inc. Bikewood has become its own 501(c)3 organization. Several mountain bike flow trails built in Girdwood are a direct result of their fundraising, planning and labor. You can learn more at their website: https://bikegirdwood.org/