The Alaska Congressional Delegation today announced the following grants:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- $1,070,273 to Peace Health Ketchikan Medical Center for a plan better health through coordinated care efforts in Southeast Alaska.
- $153,021 to the Louden Tribal Council (Galena Village) to ensure tribal government operations continue in the face of flood recovery.
U.S. Department of Justice
- $36,041 to the City of Fairbanks for the Edward Bryne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program to help states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- $598,918 to Huslia, AK for Community Development Block Grants to provide housing and economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- $200,000 to the Alaska Marine Stewardship Foundation for the continuation of critical habitat. The purpose of the project is tolocate, remove, catalog, weigh, dispose of and report on marine debris that are in or adjacent to State of Alaska and Federal critical habitat areas.
National Endowment of the Arts
- $25,000 to the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theater for participation in Shakespeare in American Communities.
Economic Development Administration
- $75,000 to the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District to establish an economic development framework, process, and strategy that supports private capital investment a job creation in the region.
- $70,000 to the Association of Village Council Presidents (Bethel) to establish an economic development framework, process, and strategy that supports private capital investment a job creation in the region.
- $45,000 to the Kodiak Area Native Association (Kodiak) to establish an economic development framework, process, and strategy that supports private capital investment a job creation in the region.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
- $47,900 to the Chilkat Indian Village to conduct a yearlong project to increase the capacity of tribal members to install a traditional whale house exhibit the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center.
- $49,860 to the Sealaska Corporation to engage in a one-year exhibition development process to design an exhibit to showcase Tlingit Indian clan hats to educate the public about the functions, roles, and uses of clan hats today.
- $38,148 to theSeldovia Village Tribe to hire a professional curator and engage staff in professional development to improve skills in exhibition design and mount-making.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
- $22,000 to Nobel Paws (Haines, AK) to help support All Access Alaska: Adaptive Dog Sleds project, which designs and adapts dog sleds to give individuals with paralysis opportunities to run a team of sled dogs.