Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) kicked off the tenth round of its popular People Propel program this past month following the Board of Directors’ approval of the $1.5 million budget for this year’s program.
For everything from basketball and outhouse races to movie nights and cook-offs, hundreds of Southwest Alaska residents are gathering in Dillingham this week for the 61st Annual Beaver Round-Up.
With the approval of an extra $330,000 in spending at its March meeting, the Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) Board of Directors finalized its annual community benefits budget with over $18 million in projects set for 2019.
“If nonprofits were treated as their own industry, they would be the second largest source of non-government employment behind oil and gas in Alaska,” according to a January 2018 report.
The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has approved more than $2.1 million in grants to organizations across the state in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019.