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Department of Education awards $115M to increase educator compensation

On Oct. 25 the Department of Education announced awards totaling $115 million to help increase compensation for educators and increase educator diversity, including over...

New grants for maritime infrastructure in Alaska exceed $72M

Federal funds totaling over $72 million have been granted to seven Alaskan communities from Metlakatla to Cold Bay and Kotzebue to invest in critical...

Grant program will aid seafood processing sector

A grant program of the state Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development will distribute $30.6 million to Alaska’s seafood processing sector, including those who are processors of shellfish.

NFWF will invest $140 million in grants for coastal resilience

Requests for pre-proposals for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s National Coastal Resilience Fund are due by April 21, at the start of an annual coastal funding project that will invest $140 million in grants to protect valuable coastal ecosystems.

Alaska gets $1.6M investment in food security

Non-profits and 366 individuals in Alaska have received a total of $1.6 million in Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) contracts to fund 234 projects to help Alaskans grow more food locally in communities throughout the state, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday, Jan. 10.

Assistance available for 2021-2022 winter storm

Winter storm damage marking the close of 2021 and the start of 2022 have been declared a state disaster, activating the state’s individual assistance program to help individuals and families with expenses related to extreme cold, high winds, freezing rain and heavy snow.

Fish Factor: New legislation would enhance salmon research

An Alaska Salmon Research Task Force Act was introduced in Congress last week by Alaska Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan that, if passed, aims to gain better understanding about causes of salmon declines, especially in the Northwest regions.

Apply now for 2022 artist awards

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting paper applications through Feb. 14 and online applications through March 1 applications for its 2022 Individual Artist Awards, in support of creative artists living and working in Alaska.

18 Alaska Native tribes awarded block grants

Eighteen Alaska Native tribes are among the 49 tribal communities nationally to share in over $52 million in Indian Community Block Grant-American Rescue Plan (ICDBG-ARP) grants announced in early December to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three Alaska projects recommended for federal fisheries grants

Three seafood projects for Alaska are among 43 recommended by NOAA Fisheries for a share of the over $11 million in the 2021 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Grants competition.
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