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:
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE):
· $34,674,573 Coastal Impact Assistance Program grant to the state of Alaska to support state and local projects to enhance conservation and environmental protection.
Environmental Protection Agency:
· $72,000 to the Native Village of Kipnuk to develop a household hazardous waste collection and disposal program.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
· $165,198 grant to Holy Cross Village to develop a Youth Cultural Program.
· $161,426 grant to Ketchikan Indian Corporation for Student Strength, Tribal Strength program.
· $157,764 grant to Telida Village Council for the Upper Kuskokwim Traditional Subsistence Water Quality and Land Documentation project.
· $131,399 grant to Port Graham Village Council for tribal council training.
· $119,094 environmental enhancement grant to Organized Village of Kasaan to develop ordinances and a sustainable recycling program.
· $193,340 to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation to fight chronic disease through the Community Transformation Grants program.
· $499,588 to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium to fight chronic disease through the Community Transformation Grants program.
· $1,000,000 to the state of Alaska for the Maternal, Infant, and early Childhood Home Visiting Program.
· $35,000 grant to the following organizations to enhance the quality and coordination of health care service:
o Aleutian Pribilof Island Associations, of Anchorage
o Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center
o Bethel Family Clinic
o Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation, of Dillingham
o Interior Community Health Center, of Fairbanks
o Council of Athabascan Tribal Health Center, of Fort Yukon
o Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, of Juneau
o Manillaq Association, of Kotzebue
o Bristol Bay Borough, of Naknek
o Seldovia Village Tribe
o Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska, Inc., of Seldovia
o Sunshine Community Health Center, Inc., of Talkeetna
o Iliuliuk Family and Health Services, Inc., of Unalaska
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
· $439,996 Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities grant to University of Alaska Fairbanks - Kuskokwim Campus.
U.S. Department of Justice:
· $567,452 to the Juneau Police Department to hire two law enforcement officers through the Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program.
· $190,452 to the Palmer Police Department to hire one law enforcement officer through the Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program.
· $326,835 to the City and Borough of Sitka to hire one law enforcement officer through the Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program.
· $315,384 to the City of Wasilla to hire one law enforcement officer through the Community Oriented Policing Services Hiring Program.
U.S. Department of Labor:
· $2,500,000 to the University of Alaska Anchorage for targeted job training and workforce development to help economically dislocated workers who are changing careers.
U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Aviation Administration:
· $5,684,229 to Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for the Deadhorse Airport.
U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Railroad Administration:
· $466,448 to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for construction of erosion protection on the Nenana River.
U.S. Department of Transportation - Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration:
· $101,679 to the state of Alaska for hazardous materials emergency preparedness.