Senator Murkowski announces federal grants to Alaska

10.14.22

washington d.c. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced the following grants to Alaskan organizations, tribal entities and communities:

Statewide

  • Alaska – statewide: $339,500 to the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development of the Environmental Protection Agency for the Alaska Pesticide Program.
  • Alaska – statewide: $1 million to the Alaska Energy Authority of the Environmental Protection Agency for the Alaska Clean Diesel project.
  • Alaska – statewide: $2 million to the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development from the Environmental Protection Agency for the Rural Utility Business Advisor Program.
  • Alaska – statewide: $520,321 to the Alaska Department of Public Safety of the Department of Justice for the analysis of forensic documents associated with criminal investigations throughout the state.
  • Alaska – statewide: $1.4 million to the Department of Transportation – South Coast Region from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the repair/replacement of damaged roads and culverts following a severe storm.
  • Alaska – statewide: $550,000 to the Alaska Native Justice Center Inc. of the Department of Justice, Bureau of Violence Against Women for the Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Program.
  • Alaska – statewide: $30 million to the State of Alaska through grants from the Denali Commission’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act program.

Interior

  • Fairbanks: $1.9 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the United States Department of Agriculture for the Place-Based Solutions for Alaska Native Food & Energy Sovereignty project.
  • Regional: $123,587 to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Ahtna Intertribal Resources Commission for India’s Environmental Assistance Program.
  • Regional$335,755 to the Justice Department’s Healing Native Hearts Coalition, Office on Violence Against Women for the Sexual Assault Coalitions Program.

North slope

  • North slope: $30 million to the United States Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s North Slope Borough to deploy fiber-to-the-premises network to connect 476 people, 15 businesses and a public school to high-speed internet in the North Slope Borough , in Alaska .
  • Utqia?vik: $17,471 to the North Slope Borough of the Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

central south

  • Anchoring: $1 million to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Anchorage School District for Eagle River Elementary School for building repairs caused by earthquake damage.
  • Anchoring: $386,183 to Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis Inc. from the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women for the Transitional Housing Assistance Grant Program for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and harassment.
  • Denali: $91,820 to the Borough of Denali from the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development to fund the installation of traffic signs in the Borough of Denali.
  • Homer: $7,395 to Homer Soil and Water Conservation Services of the United States Department of Agriculture to provide training to agricultural producers who will sell their products on the Alaska Food Hub.
  • Harbor Lions: $29.3 million to the Native Village of Port Loins from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.
  • Regional: $449,661 to the Copper River Region of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the Copper River Watershed Project.

South East

  • Hate : $178,620 to the Takshanuk Watershed Council from the Bureau of Reclamation for Greater Chikat Watershed Working Group.
  • Juneau: $40,000 to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Juneau Economic Development Council to expand the local frequency purchase rewards program.
  • Metlakatla: $75,000 from the Department of Transportation to the Metlakatla Indian Community to launch a new fixed-route service between the Metlakatla Municipal Building and the Annette Islands Ferry Terminal.
  • Regional: $33 million to Alaska Power & Telephone of the United States Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to deploy a fibre-to-the-premises network to connect 211 people and five businesses to high-speed Internet in Haines, Skagway and Klukwan.
  • Skagway: $19,605 to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Skagway Development Corporation to provide financial and technical assistance to create an industry and infrastructure report that includes a map of the assets and transportation network of Skagway.

South West and West

  • Bethel: $42.3 to Bethel Native Corporation of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity program.
  • Bristol Bay: $60,000 to the City of New Stuyahok from the United States Department of Agriculture to prepare preliminary engineering and environmental reports for community municipal solid waste projects.
  • Emmonac: $25,000 to the Village of Emmonak from the Department of Transportation to develop a transit plan.
  • Dillingham: $824,990 to the United States Department of Education’s Bristol Bay Campus for the Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Institutions Program.
  • Georgetown: $199,996 to the Native Village of Georgetown from the Bureau of Reclamation for the Development of a Middle and Upper Kuskokwim Watershed Council.
  • Igiugig: $187,168 to the Village of Igiugig from the Department of Transportation to launch a tribal program and purchase a new accessible vehicle.
  • Norton Bay: $182,831 to the Bureau of Reclamation’s Norton Bay Inter-Tribal Watershed Council for the Norton Bay Watershed Restoration Program.
  • Regional: $52.5 million to the Calista Corporation from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity program.
  • Regional: $31 million in Atmautluak, Kasigluk, Nunapitchuk, Quinhagak and Tuntutuliak from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Services program.
  • Regional: $29.5 million to Choggiung Limited from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program.
  • Regional: $335,755 to the Yup’ik Women’s Coalition of the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women for the Coalitions Against Sexual Assault Program.
  • Tooksok Bay: $187,168 to the Nunakauyarmiut Tribe from the Department of Transportation to develop and operate a transit program and purchase a new access vehicle.
  • Tununak: $187,168 to the Tununak Aboriginal Village from the Department of Transportation to develop a transit plan, purchase a vehicle and operate a new transit system.
  • Unalakleet: $1.6 million to the Indigenous Village of Unalakleet from the Department of Transportation to construct a bus garage and maintenance facility.


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