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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.

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