ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 23, 2016 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) Alaska State Director Jim Nordlund today announced that the Department is seeking applications from eligible applicants to undertake economic development and job creation projects and activities in rural Alaska. “USDA-RD is the leading federal agency that works to foster economic opportunity in […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development Alaska State Director Jim Nordlund today announced that USDA-Rural Development (USDA-RD) has awarded $200K in funding to the University through its Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program, to improve economic conditions in Alaska by working to establish new cooperatives and providing technical assistance to strengthen existing ones. […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Nov. 20, 2014 – USDA-Rural Development (USDA-RD) Alaska State Director Jim Nordlund today announced that USDA-RD’s Rural Utilities Service is awarding a total of $1,076,709 in Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grants to improve the delivery of health care and educational services in rural Alaska. “The DLT program delivers educational and medical […]
BETHEL, Alaska, Jan. 28, 2014 â€“ USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Patrice Kunesh today announced investments in rural telecommunications infrastructure and equipment to expand access to education and economic development for rural residents. Kunesh made the announcement on Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsackâ€™s behalf during a visit to Alaska.