Human technology

Senator Murkowski announces federal grants to Alaska

29.07.22

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

  • Alaska—statewide: $700,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) program to perform site characterization activities such as assessments preliminary and site inspections at potential or confirmed hazardous waste sites.
  • Anchoring: $135,000 to fund the first year of a five-year University Center Economic Development Program at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), which supports research and development to promote entrepreneurship and the local economy.
  • Anchoring: $439,694 to UAA from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for research in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolism.
  • Anchoring: $315,337 to the UAA from the National Science Foundation for OPP-PRF: Demographic, Epidemiological, and Social Consequences.
  • Anchoring: $250,811 to UAA from the National Science Foundation for OPP-PRF: Demographic, Epidemiological, and Social Consequences.
  • Anchoring: $1.4 million to the HHS Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium for Substance Centers for Scientific Health and Research in Indian Country.
  • Anchoring: $500,000 to HHS Southcentral Foundation for Substance Centers for Healthy Kids Outreach.
  • Anchoring: $234,750 to the State of Alaska/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for the Birchwood Airport Master Plan.
  • Anchoring: $136,313 to the University of Alaska Anchorage from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for Collaborative Research: Unearthing the Young Stars in Aquila.
  • Anchoring: $1.7 million to the State of Alaska/FAA Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for the rehabilitation of Ted Stevens International Airport.
  • Anchoring: $166,667 to the Foraker Group of HHS for Population Health Promotion.
  • Bethel: $31 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Employment Act to Unicom Inc. to deploy a fibre-to-the-premises network that will connect more than 2,100 people, 14 businesses and three public schools in the Bethel Census Area to high-speed Internet, benefiting Alaskans in Atmautluak, Nunapitchuk, Kasigluk, Tuntutuliak, Kwethluk and Kwinhagak Alaska Native Village Statistical Areas and Bethel Region.
  • Bristol Bay: $34 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Employment Act at Bristol Bay Telephone Cooperative Inc. at deploy a fibre-to-the-premises network that will connect more than 800 people, more than 20 businesses and seven public schools in the statistical areas of New Stuyahok, Levelock, King Salmon, New Koliganek, Naknek, South Naknek and Ekwok Alaska Native Village, Dillingham and Lake and Peninsula Borough.
  • Cooper Center: $200,000 to Ahtna ‘T’aene Nene’ D/B/A Copper River Native Association from the Department of Health and Human Services for addiction services.
  • Fairbanks: UAF will receive a portion of a $3.9 million national grant to support research and technology development from NASA’s established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), Rapid Response Research.
  • Fairbanks: $19.7 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) from the National Science Foundation for Toolik Field Station Base.
  • Fairbanks: $2.9 million to UAF from the National Science Foundation for the development of a place-based STEM education model for cultural connections to Alaskan science.
  • Fairbanks: $250,811 to the UAF from the National Science Foundation for the Biogeochemical Importance of Marine Particles.
  • Glenalen: $50,000 to the National Park Service’s Ahtna-Yakutat Elders Project for Native American Cultures.
  • Hate : $1.2 million to Haines Borough from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for road repairs.
  • Juneau: $5.4 million to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families/Office of Head Start for Head Start projects.
  • Juneau: $2.3 million to Juneau International Airport from the FAA for the rehabilitation of access roads.
  • Juneau: $199,879 to National Science Foundation (NSF) University of Alaska Southeast Juneau for ORE-CZ: Fluvial Biogeochemical Export from High Latitude Catchments: The Role of Glaciers and Extreme Hydrological Events.
  • Juneau: $248,722 to the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Alaska State Department of Health and Human Services for addiction and mental health.
  • Juneau: $400,000 to the Alaska Department of Health and Human Services of the US Department of Health and Human Services for oral health workforce activities.
  • Kenai: $120,000 to Kenai Municipal from the FAA for snow removal equipment.
  • Ketchikan: $29 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Employment Act to AP&T Wireless Inc. to deploy a fibre-to-the-premises network that will connect more than 1,200 people, more than 40 businesses and a public school to high-speed internet to serve Klawock, Craig and Prince of Wales-Hyder.
  • Kobouk: $26.5 million to the State of Alaska/FAA Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for Point Hope Airport reconstruction and taxiway.
  • Kodiak: $100,000 to the United States Department of Agriculture Kodiak Area Native Association for farm-to-school projects.
  • Last name : $12.5 million to the State of Alaska/FAA Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for Shishmare Airport Improvements.
  • North side: $796,875 to the State of Alaska/FAA Department of Transportation and Public Facilities for Utqiagvik Airport Master Plan Update.
  • Palm : $37,814 to the National Park Service’s Fish Creek Village Pedestrian Survey and Mapping Project for Native American Cultures.
  • Palm : $91,490 to the United States Department of Agriculture’s Knik Tribe for farm-to-school projects.
  • Hope Point: $650,000 million to Point Hope, Kobuk from the Federal Aviation Administration for airport improvements.
  • Seward: $418,903 to Catalyst Marine Engineering of the United States Maritime Administration for the purchase of welding CMobile units as well as a propulsion CMobile unit.
  • Valdez-Cordoba: $21 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Employment Act to Cordova Telephone Cooperative Inc. to deploy fiber to the premises. This network will connect more than 1,100 people and more than 50 businesses to high-speed Internet in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area and Eyak Alaska Native Village Statistical Area.
  • Wasilla: $5.4 million to CCS Early Learning from the US Department of Health and Human Services for Head Start projects.