Senator Murkowski announces federal grants to Alaska


17.08.22

Grant Roundup: Senator Murkowski announces federal grants to Alaska

washington d.c. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced the following grants to Alaskan organizations, tribal entities and communities:

  • Alaska—statewide: $9.7 million to the Alaska Primary Care Association (APCA) of the United States Department of Commerce for the training of health personnel.
  • Alaska – Statewide: $50.6 million to the State of Alaska from Doyon Limited for the deployment of broadband infrastructure.
  • Alaska – Statewide: $9 million to the Department of Natural Resources Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for fire suppression.
  • Alaska – Statewide: $123,768 to Alaska Health and Social Services from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for health services.
  • Alaska – Statewide: $2.6 million to Alaska Health and Social Services from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for overdose research.
  • East Aleutians Borough: $2 million to Aleutians East Borough for community project funding/construction by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Anchoring: $136,313 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: Unearthing the Young Stars in Aquila.
  • Anchoring: $280,000 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the Department of Health and Human Services to help with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
  • Anchoring: $6,213 to the Aleutian Association Museum of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support small and medium-sized institutions to care for important humanities collections.
  • Anchoring: $865,500 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the Department of Health and Human Services for area health education centers.
  • Anchoring: $1.1 million to the Department of Health and Human Services for Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.
  • Anchoring: $1.1 million to the Department of Health and Human Services, Alaska Department of Services for the Hospital Readiness Program.
  • Anchoring: $226,235 to the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the preservation of historic newspapers of the Americas.
  • Anchoring: $499,312 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Alaska Undergraduate Research Experience: Partnering for Alaska Students by Growing Recruitment and Retention through Undergraduate Research.
  • Anchoring: $261,885 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the United States Department of Education for a TRIO Grant for the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.
  • Anchoring: $750,627 to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Southcentral Foundation for allergy, immunology and transplantation research.
  • Anchoring: $957,057 to the University of Anchorage in Alaska from the National Science Foundation for Foundations for Improving Resilience in the Energy Sector against Wildfires on Alaskan Lands (FIREWALL).
  • Anchoring: $916,096 to Alaska Pacific University from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for NNA Research: Collaborative research: Meq unguvatkarput (water is our livelihood) – building community resilience for the future.
  • Anchoring: $149,736 to Calista Education and Culture, Inc. from the NSF for illness and wellness in the Yup’ik oral tradition.
  • Anchoring: $5 million to Cook Inlet Housing Authority from Partners in Health (PIH or Indian Housing Block Grant) to increase the number of housing units.
  • Anchoring: $358,453 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: Cumacean – Omics to Measure Mode of Adaptation to Antarctica (COMMAA).
  • Ekuk: $13.2 million to Bristol Bay Native Association from RAISE for Clarks Point – Ekuk Road Project.
  • Eklutna: $257,183 to Eklutna Native Village of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for editions or translations of pre-existing texts of value to the humanities.
  • Fairbanks: $3 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the National Science Foundation for reducing fuel oil consumption in rural Arctic communities.
  • Fairbanks: $$2.9 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the National Science Foundation for the development of a place-based science, technology, and math (STEM) education model for cultural connections to science from Alaska.
  • Fairbanks: $300,000 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the National Science Foundation for Transforming Arctic Geosciences for Alaska Native Sovereignty and Science.
  • Fairbanks: $147,080 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for miner training programs.
  • Fairbanks: $447,533 to NSF’s University of Alaska Fairbanks for Collaborative Research: MOSAiC Sea Ice Samples for Stratigraphy, Microstructure, and Inherent Optical Property Studies.
  • Fairbanks: $900,000 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the National Science Foundation for NNA Research: Collaborative research: Meq unguvatkarput (water is our livelihood) – building community resilience for the future.
  • Fairbanks: $620,346 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the National Science Foundation for Foundations for Improving Resilience in the Energy Sector against Wildfires on Alaskan Lands (FIREWALL).
  • Fairbanks: $229,955 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the Natural Science Foundation (NSF) for the database and map of marine and land glacial features related to Middle to Late Pleistocene Arctic Ocean glaciation.
  • Fairbanks: $1.5 million to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University of Alaska Fairbanks for FHWA’s Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP).
  • Fairbanks: $335,949 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: Zooplankton Reboot in a High Latitude Marine Ecosystem: Species-Specific Recruitment and Development in Early Spring.
  • Fairbanks: $2.4 million to Fairbanks North Star Borough from the Federal Transit Administration for compressed natural gas buses and compressed natural gas paratransit vans.
  • Gulkana: $4.2 million to the Federal Transit Administration’s Gulkana Village Council for the Soaring Eagle Transit (SET) Multipurpose Operations and Maintenance Facility.
  • Homer: $50,000 to the Homer Society of Natural History from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for Reigniting Learning and Discovery.
  • Iliulikk Bay: $22.3 million to the Qawalangin Tribe of Unalaska from RAISE for the Qawalangin Tribe Port Infrastructure Improvement Project.
  • Juneau: $199,879 to the University of Alaska southeast of Juneau from the National Science Foundation for Riverine Biogeochemical Export from High-Latitude Catchments: The Role of Glaciers and Extreme Hydrologic Events.
  • Juneau: $1 million to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Department of Environmental Conservation for solid waste disposal.
  • Juneau: $485,806 to the US EPA’s Department of Environmental Conservation for safe drinking water.
  • Juneau: $2.2 million to the Borough of Juneau from the Federal Transit Administration for maintenance facility rehabilitation and safety upgrades.
  • Ketchikan: $4.2 million to the Borough of Ketchikan Gateway from the Federal Transit Administration for community use of hydroelectricity and the transition to electric buses and charging infrastructure.
  • Kodiak: $48,279 to the Kodiak Historical Society from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for Photography Projects.
  • Metlakatla: $402,257 to the Metlakatla Indian Community from the Federal Transit Administration for battery electric bus service from the Annette Islands Ferry Terminal.
  • Sitka: $7.8 million to the City and Borough of Sitka as part of Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) for the design and construction of the Marine Service Center (MSC).
  • Sitka: $24,685 to the NSF Sitka Science Center for Collaborative Research: The Origin of Cetacean Big Brains.
  • Takotna: $1 million to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Southcentral Foundation for the construction of a health care clinic and the provision of medical equipment and supplies to provide primary medical services in Takotna.


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