Delegation Announces Grants and Contracts to Alaska Programs: August 1, 2014
Washington, D.C. - The Alaska Congressional Delegation is pleased to announce the following grants:
National Endowment for the Humanities
- $300,000 to Pratt Museum Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation for Kachemak Bay, Alaska: An Exploration of People and Place.
- $60,000 to Sealaska Heritage Foundation, Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Planning for At.owu and Art: Fifty Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Treasures.
- $182,654 to Sealaska Heritage Foundation, Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections for Preserving Cultural Collections through Sustainable Practices.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- $200,000 to Alaska Village Electric Cooperative to provide technical assistance through commercial energy audits.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
- $2,418,984 to Alaska HUD facilities develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities principally for low- and moderate-income persons.
- $198,264 to Alaska HUD facilities to provide funding to engage homeless individuals and families living on the street; improve the number, quality and operations of emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families; provide essential service to shelter residents, rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families, and prevent families/individuals from becoming homeless.
- $3,017,887 to Alaska HUD facilities to expand the supply of decent, affordable housing to low- and very low-income families by providing grants to States and local governments to fund housing programs that meet local needs and priorities.
National Science Foundation
- $399,058 to the Alutiiq Heritage Foundation to create digital infrastructure that provides scientists and endangered-language community members access to threatened language data.
$26,262 to University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus engage funders and program managers of community-based management projects, as well as programs and community members engaged in community-based management, which involves dialogue and interaction between scientists and non-scientists.
Posted: August 1, 2014