State Grants

Community Coastal Impact Assistance Program

The Federal Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP) authorized funds to be distributed to Outer Continuential Shelf (OCS) oil and gas producing states to mitgate the impacts of OCS oil and gas activities. The Department of Commerce Community and Economic Development is the lead agency for this program.

Community Development Block Grants

The goals of the ALaska Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) is to provide financial resources to Alaskan communities for public facilities and planning activing which address issues detrimental to health and safety of local residents and to recude the costs of essential community services. The program may also fund special economic development activiites which resuilt in the creation of jobs for low and moderate income persons.

Community Mapping Grants

Community Mapping provides maps to assist communities, department staff and partner agencies in facilitating community development, local planning and land management in rural Alaska.

Floodplain Management Program

The Floodplain Management Program provides coordination, funding, and technical assistance to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) communities to reduce public and private sector losses and damage caused by flooding and erosion.

Legislative Grants

These greants are awarded by the Legislature, with final approval by the Governor, and are delegated to a specific department for adminstration. Contact your local legislator for assistance to request a legislative grant. If you are Senate District G please contact Senator Wielechowski at or call 800-550-2435.

Library Construction Grant Program

The primary objective of the Library Construction and Major Expansion Program is to provide communities with the financial assistance needed to help construct a public library or make a major expansion and associated renovations to an existing public library.

Nutritional Alaskan Foods in Schools

The Nutritional Alaskan Foods in Schools is a pilot program meant to encourage every Alaskan school district to purchase nutritious Alaska Grown produce, seafood, or aquatic protein. The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, Division of Community and Regional Affairs (DCCED, DCRA) will administer the allocation and distribute the money to school districts.

Three million dollars has been appropriated for use in this program in FY13.

  • Fifty-three percent (53%) of the funding will be allocated according to the 2011-2012 school year Average Daily Membership of each school district.
  • Forty-seven percent (47%) of the funding will be allocated according to the 2011-2012 School District Cost Factor.

The sum of these two amounts equals the total funding available to each school district for reimbursement of purchases under this program. Click here for the list of school districts and the allocation amount.

Comments are closed.