Alaska Delegation Announces Grants to Alaska Programs

Washington, D.C. - The Alaska Congressional Delegation is pleased to announce the following grants awarded to communities in the State of Alaska: 

National Endowment for the Humanities:

  • $750,000 to the Pratt Museum, of Homer, for capital improvements to expand, preserve, interpret, and share humanities collections.
  • $6,000 to the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center, Inc., of Haines, for a condition survey of the museum's artifact collection.
  • $5,832 to the Alutiiq Heritage Foundation, of Kodiak, for a preservation assessment of archaeological objects.

U.S. Department of Energy:

The following grants were awarded through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. Activities eligible for funds include energy audits, building retrofits, development and implementation of advanced building codes and inspections, and the creation of financial incentive programs for energy efficiency. Funds are provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

  • $51,900 to Koniag Inc.
  • $37,100 to the Cheesh-Na Tribe.
  • $35,200 to the Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope.

 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

  • $434,291 to Kawerak, Inc. of Nome, for an expansion of Early Head Start services. Funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.


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