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Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages

Open Date:


Close Date:


Eligible Recipients:

  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Health and Safety

Reserved for Energy


Upcoming Milestones:


Rural Development

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture


This program helps extend access to clean, reliable water and waste disposal systems for households and businesses in remote and extremely isolated parts of the United States. Many Alaskan villages can only be accessed by boat or plane, making them virtually inaccessible during the long winters. Weather and distance also make construction costs abnormally high and in some cases permafrost requires the construction of utility tunnels or insulated heated pipe above ground in order to provide basic services.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

The project must serve a rural Alaskan village or hub with:

  • A population of 10,000 or less
  • Median household incomes less than 110 percent of the statewide non-metropolitan household income according to the latest Census data.

Contact Information

Robert Chambers, Community Programs Director

(907) 761-7770

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