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:
U.S. Department of Education:
· $341,141 to the to University of Alaska Fairbanks – Interior-Aleutians Campus in order to increase the number of students at IAC (a 2 year IHE) who graduate within three years of enrollment in a program.
· $1,965,039 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks – Interior-Aleutians Campus in order to expand the Harper Building, in Fairbanks to better serve its mission and compliment its “student-centered” approach to education.
U.S. Department of the Army:
· $250,000 to Eyak Technology, LLC, Anchorage, Alaska in order to procure technology for infrastructure, geospatial, environmental requirements.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
· $209,277 to the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation in order to provide rental assistance under a supportive housing program for homeless veterans.
U.S. Department of Commerce:
· $110,000 to University of Alaska Fairbanks in order to develop, implement and coordinate regional research programs and to facilitate financial elements of CIFAR.
· $103,000 to Alaska Department of Fish and Game in order to develop an estimate of the subsistence harvest of halibut in Alaska for the calendar year 2009.
· $484,580 to North Slope Borough in order to continue to work on the spatial distribution and population estimate of the Bowhead Whale in Barrow, Alaska.
· $398,995 to the University of Alaska Fairbanks in order to support program management, Sea Grant extension activities, communications products, and research programs in the areas of fisheries, seafood technology and aquaculture.
· $ 122,999 to University of Alaska Fairbanks in order to acquire direct wind and wave observations from the northern Bering Sea in the vicinity of St. Lawrence Island.
U.S. Department of Agriculture:
· $47,700 to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in order to prepare application materials, including a Preliminary Engineering Report and Environmental Report to support the proposed water system improvements to the Talkeetna water system.
U.S. Department of Justice:
· $149,508 to the Native Village of Barrow in order to develop new tribal courts, improve the operation of existing tribal courts, and provide training and technical assistance for tribal court staff.
· $200,000 to the tribal Government of St. Paul Island in order to develop new tribal courts, improve the operation of existing tribal courts, and provide training and technical assistance for tribal court staff.
· $600,000 to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Service in order to support State and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice improvements.
· $156,250 to Alaska Network On Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault in order to support member rape crisis centers trough funding, training and technical assistance, public awareness activities, and public policy advocacy.
· $326,200 to Alaska Department of Health and Social Service in order to reduce juvenile offending through accountability-based programs focused on both, the juvenile offender and the juvenile justice system.
· $33,486 to Alaska Department of Health and Social Service in order to reduce risks and enhance protective factors to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice systems and to intervene with first-time and non serious offenders to keep them out of the juvenile justice system.
U.S. Department of Interior:
· $243,103.63 to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources in order to plan and administrate the Alaska Coastal Impact Assistance Program.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
· $335,231 to University of Alaska Fairbanks in order to research subtype selective potentiators of nicotinic acetycholine receptors.