From donations to sponsorship, we seek to uplift the Fairbanks community.
We believe community contributions of all kinds are important, which is why we make donations to dozens of organizations and events: Ice Alaska, Youth Safety Day, Fairbanks Ice Dogs, Alaska Nanooks, Yukon Quest, Christmas in Ice, Alaska Goldpanners, and more.
Spirit of Alaska also contributes to our schools and provides support for great non-profits such as Plenty for All Thru Art and the Fairbanks Resource Agency, who are working hard to improve our community and make life here in Fairbanks better for everyone.
Making a difference in the place we live and love
- Provide major sponsorship to iconic Fairbanks organizations
- Support our school system & sports teams
- Provide in-kind banner printing and advertising to non-profits
- Display local events on our Johansen video board
"Your in-kind support was phenomenal!!!"- B
Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union got its start as a caring credit union founded by teachers. We continue to support our schools and the university through our business partnerships in the past and moving forward.
We also provide free financial education curriculum through the Spirit of Alaska Society of Smart Youth.
Primary School Business Partnerships
- Hunter Elementary School
- Pearl Creek Elementary School
- Ryan Middle School
- North Pole Middle School
- Lathrop High School
- North Pole High School
- West Valley High School
- Catholic Schools of Fairbanks
University School Partnerships
- UAF School of Management and Business Leader of the Year Awards Banquet
- UAF Science Lecture Series
- UAF Science Potpourri
- Theatre UAF & Film
Major Community Support
We are proud to provide major support to these events in the community in the past or currently through in-kind and monetary donations, as well as volunteering from our employees.
- Youth Safety Day
- Ice Alaska
- Christmas in Ice
- Fairbanks Ice Dogs
- Alaska Nanooks
- Yukon Quest
- Fairbanks Goldpanners
Additional Community Support
The following organizations received support in the past, or are continuing to receive support and contributions:
- North Pole Championships
- Staley Cup
- Arctic Winter Games
- Hockey Week in Fairbanks
- Interior Youth Basketball
- Eclipse Soccer
- Alaska International Senior Games
- West Valley Boys Soccer
- Fairbanks Resource Agency
- Fairbanks Counseling & Adoption
- Salvation Army – Angel Trees
- Alaska Center for Children and Adults
- Future Farms of America
- Fairbanks Community Food Bank
- Interior Green Star
- Immaculate Conception Soup Kitchen
- The Door- Youth Advocacy
- Carol Brice Center
- Plenty for All Thru Art
- Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce
- Fairbanks Sweet Adelines
- Alaska Peace Officers Association Farthest North Chapter
- Fraternal Order of Alaska State Troopers
- Fairbanks Community Cooperative Market
- Opera Fairbanks
- Northland Youth Choir
While our budget is limited, we do consider every written request. You can fill out our online Donation Request Form, or submit a request to:
Darrel Clark, VP of Marketing
Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union
1417 Gillam Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Frequently Asked Questions
What kinds of programs/events does Spirit of Alaska FCU support?
Spirit of Alaska supports a wide variety of organizations, services, and non-profits in the Greater Fairbanks area. Generally, our goal is to make financial or in-kind contributions that are supported by our members. We started as a teacher’s credit union in 1960 and so education-based organizations and events are important to us.
Who can apply for a donation/sponsorship?
Our budget is very limited, but we do consider every submitted written request. Educational and Service-oriented groups and events are given top-most consideration.
Do you give monetary contributions or in-kind?
We prefer to give in-kind contributions and can offer support marketing to your campaign or event. Monetary support is most commonly given to charitable groups, services, or educational events.
- What kinds of programs/events does Spirit of Alaska FCU support?