Delegation Announces Grants and Contracts to Alaska Programs
Washington, D.C. - The Alaska Congressional Delegation is pleased to announce the following grants and contracts awarded to communities in the State of Alaska:
U.S. Department of Agriculture:
- $154,875 to the City of Kasaan in order to complete a Preliminary Engineering Report and Environmental Report to design a new water treatment plant and water tank.
- $75,000 to the Kokhanok Village Council in order to complete a Preliminary Engineering Report and an Environmental Report for a proposed project of water and sewer improvements.
U.S. Department of Justice:
- $52,126 to the Alaska State Troopers in order to continue funding a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program.
- $150,000 to Kotlik Traditional Council for the development of tribal courts and training for tribal court staff.
- $572,000 to the Alaska Violent Crimes Compensation Board in order enhance victims compensation payments to eligible crime victims
U.S. Department of Energy:
- $1,495,000 to Geo-Watersheds Scientific, Fairbanks, Alaska.
U.S. Department of Education:
- $1,459,000 to the AlaskaNativeHeritageCenter for cultural, apprenticeship, educational and exchange programs for Native Alaskans with Native Hawaiians and their whaling and trading partners in Massachusetts.
- $951,000 to the Avant-Garde Learning Foundation to target the achievement gap in Alaska’s rural schools.
U.S. Department of Commerce:
- $481,653 to the University of Alaska, Fairbanks to monitor the response of three mysticetes whale species to changes in their environment.
- $326,186 to the Seward Association for The Advancement of Marine Science at the AlaskaSealifeCenter in order to support the Mammal Stranding Program.
- $299,700 to the Alaska Sea Otter and Stellar Sea Lion Commission in order to support the Revised Stellar Sea Lion Recovery Plan and the Sea Lion Bio-Sampling Program.
- $149,850 to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in order to support private industry participation in to international advisory groups, the Donut Hole Convention, and the Anadromous Fish Commission.
U.S. Department of Transportation
- $763,234 to the Fairbanks North Star Borough in order to upgrade the ADA facilities and Park and Ride scheme.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
- $51,537 to EgegikVillage in order to provide assistance in the development of affordable housing.
- $921,046 to Knik Tribal Council in order to provide assistance in the development of affordable housing.
- $49,715 to Pedro Bay Village in order to provide assistance in the development of affordable housing.
Department of the Army:
- $110,738 to FortWainwright in order to fund the Army Warrior in Transition Program: assisting soldiers and their families with medical, travel and other issues.
Mineral Management Service (MMS):
- $700,000 to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources in order to test for environmental contaminants in fish populations throughout Alaska.
July 31, 2009
Posted: August 1, 2009