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Active 12/7/18 Community Development Grant FFY 2018 Community Development Block Grant Alaska Division of Community and Regional Affairs Incorporated City or Borough. Any Alaskan municipal government (except Anchorage) is eligible to apply for the grants. Non-profits may apply as co-applicants for these pass through funds. https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/dcra/GrantsSection/CommunityDevelopmentBlockGrants.aspx
Active 12/19/18 Community Development Grant 16th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet – Air Quality, Water Resources, Healthy Communitites, and Chemical Safety Environmental Protection Agency Public and private institutions of higher education (limited to degree-granting institutions of higher education) located in the U.S. (includes eligible institutions of higher education located in U.S. territories and possessions) are eligible to apply to be the recipient of a grant to support teams of undergraduate and/or graduate students. https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/16th-annual-p3-awards-national-student-design-competition-focusing-people-prosperity
Active 12/31/2018 Research Cooperative Agreement Grant FY 2018 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program U.S. Department of Energy Unrestricted. Individual applicants are unlikely to possess the skills, abilities, and resources to successfully accomplish the objectives of this FOA. https://science.energy.gov/ascr/funding-opportunities/
Active 12/31/2018 Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Management, Renewable Energy Grant BBEDC Community Block Grants Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation BBEDC 17 CDQ Communities, Tribal Government, and/or City Government http://www.bbedc.com/?page_id=206#
Active 12/31/2018 Water/sewer Grant Solid Waste Management Grant U.S. Department of Agriculture Most state and local governmental entities, Nonprofits, Federally recognized tribes, Academic institutions https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/solid-waste-management-grants
Active 1/7/19 Community Development Grant Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/public_indian_housing/ih/grants/icdbg
Active 1/25/19 Energy Infrastructure/Resource Developement Grant Energy and Mineral Development Program Bureau of Indian Affairs For Federally recognized Native American tribal governments; tribal lands. Currently, that definition is limited to Reservation Land. Based on the BIA definition of Tribal Lands, only Metlakatla is eligible. https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html
Active 1/31/19 Community Development Grant Flood Mitigation Assistance FY18 Federal Emergency Management Agency State, Local and Tribal Governments. https://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-grant-program
Active 1/31/19 Community Development Grant Pre-Disaster Mitigation FY18 Federal Emergency Management Agency Applicants may submit a maximum of 9 project sub-applications notwithstanding any project(s) submitted for the state/territory allocation or tribal set aside. In addition, any state or tribe willing to serve as the applicant for a multi-state or tribal activity may submit one additional plan or project sub application. https://www.fema.gov/flood-mitigation-assistance-grant-program
Active 1/31/19 Energy Efficency Grant Resilient Communities 2019 National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Wells Fargo Includes non-profit 501(c) organizations, local governments, and Indian tribes. The program places special emphasis on inclusion and helping traditionally underserved, low- and moderate-income communities build capacity for resiliency planning and investments in “greener” infrastructure. https://www.nfwf.org/resilientcommunities/Pages/2017rfp.aspx
Active 4/1/19 Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Grant, Loan Rural Energy for America Renewable Energy Systems EE Improvement Loans & Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture Small businesses and agricultural operators with grant requests of any size. http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-renewable-energy-systems-energy-efficiency
Active 4/3/19 Research Grant Tribal Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program FY 2018 Environmental Protection Agency Include tribal governments (or intertribal consortia) and Alaska Native Villages, which have jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. https://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/clean-diesel-tribal-grants
Active 7/20/2019 Water/sewer Grant Household Water Well System Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture Non-profits and tribes http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/household-water-well-system-grants
Active 8/15/2019 Research Grant Thermal Transport Process National Science Foundation Unrestricted https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505328
Active 9/30/2019 Energy Efficiency Loan Rural Energy Savings Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Eligible (utilities) applicants under the RESP include current and former RUS borrowers, subsidiaries of current or former RUS borrowers, and entities that provide retail electric service needs in rural areas. Energy Efficiency for small businesses and families. For relending or supporting programs such as OBF, weatherization, etc. Changed their definition of “rural” to include any utility with a census tract in their service area which has a population of less than 20,000. https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-savings-program
Active Open Community Development Grant Volkswagen Trust Tribal Allocation Volkswagen Federally-recognized Indian Tribes https://www.vwenvironmentalmitigationtrust.com/tribe-trust
Active Open Community Development Loan Intermediary Relending Program in Alaska (IRP) U.S. Department of Agriculture The following are eligible to be an intermediary lender: Nonprofits and cooperatives; Federally-recognized Tribes; Public agencies Requirements for the Intermediary: Legal authority to operate a Loan Revolving Fund; https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/intermediary-relending-program/ak
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Loan Alternative Energy Conservation Loan Fund Alaska Dept. Commerce, Community and Economic Dev. AK residents https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ded/FIN/LoanPrograms/AlternativeEnergyLoanProgram.aspx
Active Open Business Developement Loan Business & Industry Loan Guarantees U.S. Department of Agriculture For populations under 50,0000 are eligible, including: For-profit businesses; Nonprofits; Cooperatives; Federally-recognized Tribes; •Public bodies; Individuals. https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/business-industry-loan-guarantees
Active Open Research Loan Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Federal or State chartered bank, Federally recognized tribes, Cooperatives, Farm Credit Bank, or other Farm Credit System institution with direct lending authority https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/biorefinery-renewable-chemical-and-biobased-product-manufacturing-assistance
Active Open Research Grant Arctic Research Opportunities National Science Foundation Foreign organizations: U.S. commercial organizations, Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities.-Other Federal Agencies and Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs). Alaska Native serving and Tribal organizations https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5521
Active Open Community Development Grant Rural Community Development Initiative U.S. Department of Agriculture Public bodies; Non-profit organizations; Qualified Private (for-profit) Organizations. Rural and rural area–Any area other than (i) a city or town that has a population of greater than 50,000 inhabitants; and (ii) the urbanized area contiguous and adjacent to such city or town. https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-community-development-initiative-grants
Active Open Community Development Grant 2019 Wood Innovation Program U.S. Department of Agriculture For-profit entities; State; local and Tribal governments; school districts; communities; non-for-profit organizations; institutions of higher learning; and special purpose districts (e.g. public utilities, fire districts, conservation districts, and ports) https://www.fs.usda.gov/naspf/programs/wood-education-and-resource-center/2019-wood-innovations-program-request-proposals
Active Open Research Grant Energy, Power, Control, and Networks U.S. National Science Foundation Unristricted https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505249
Active Open Training/Utility Grant Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWT) Alaska Department of Labor Business must be in Alaska for at least one year; have at least one full-time employee, ensure the employee is being paid at least the greater of 50 percent of the mean (average) wage for the occupation in the region OR a minimum of $15 per hour; provide a contribution towards the employee’s training. http://labor.alaska.gov/wioa/iwtp.htm
Active Open Renewable Energy Equipment, Technical Assistance Anemometer Loan Program Alaska Energy Authority Communities with the potential for utility grade wind energy projects. http://www.akenergyauthority.org/Programs/AEEE/Wind/anemometerloan
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Management, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Technical Assistance BBEDC Community Technical Assistance Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation BBEDC 17 CDQ Communities, Tribal Government, and/or City Government http://www.bbedc.com/?page_id=212
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Grant BBEDC Infrastructure Grant Fund Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation BBEDC 17 CDQ Communities, Tribal Government, and/or City Government http://www.bbedc.com/?page_id=338
Active Open Energy Efficiency Loan Bond Bank Loan Program Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority Governmental entity; joint action agencies; regional health organizations http://treasury.dor.alaska.gov/ambba/Home.aspx
Active Open Energy Infrastructure Technical Assistance Circuit Rider Program Alaska Energy Authority Utilities http://www.akenergyauthority.org/Programs/CircuitRider
Active Open Water/sewer Technical Assistance Circuit Rider Program – Technical Assistance for Rural Water Systems U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural water systems https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/circuit-rider-program-technical-assistance-rural-water-systems
Active Open Energy Efficiency Grant, Loan Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Public bodies, Community-based non-profit corporations, Federally-recognized Tribes in rural areas https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/community-facilities-direct-loan-grant-program/ak
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Management, Renewable Energy Grant Denali Commission High Energy Cost Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture A legally organized for-profit or non-profit organization,A sole proprietorship, State or local government entities, Federally Recognized Tribes , An individual or group of individuals https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/denali-commission-high-energy-cost-grants
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Management, Renewable Energy Loan Distributed Generation Energy Project Financing U.S. Department of Agriculture Energy project developers for distributed energy projects; Electric Program borrowers or other utilities that serve rural areas https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distributed-generation-energy-project-financing
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Water/sewer Loan Economic Development Assistance Programs U.S. Economic Development Administration Native American tribal organizations (Federally recognized and non), state, city, non profit with or without 501( c)(3), county, public institutions of higher education https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294771
Active Open Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Grant Economic Impact Initiative U.S. Department of Agriculture Public bodies, Non-profit organizations, Federally-recognized Tribe in rural areas https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/economic-impact-initiative-grants/ak
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Loan Electric Infrastructure Loan & Loan Guarantee Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Most retail or power supply providers serving qualified rural areas, including: State and local governmental entities, Federally-recognized Tribes, Nonprofits including cooperatives and limited dividend or mutual associations, For-profit businesses (must http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/electric-infrastructure-loan-loan-guarantee-program
Active Open Water/sewer Grant Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture Most state and local governmental entities Nonprofit organizations Federally recognized tribes https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/emergency-community-water-assistance-grants
Active Open Energy Efficiency Loan Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan Program U.S. Department of Agriculture An entity in the business of providing:Retail electric service to consumers; Wholesale electric supply to distribution entities; or Transmission service to distribution or generation entities. http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/energy-efficiency-and-conservation-loan-program
Active Open Energy Efficiency Loan Energy Efficiency Rate Reduction Program (EEIRR) Alaska Housing Finance Corporation AHFC mortgage borrowers https://www.ahfc.us/buy/add-options/energy-efficiency-rate-reduction/
Active Open Energy Efficiency Loan Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Fund (AEERLP) Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Regional educational entities, the University of Alaska, the state or municipalities in the state. https://www.ahfc.us/efficiency/non-residential-buildings/energy-efficiency-revolving-loan-fund-aeerlp/
Active Open Water/sewer Grant Grants for Rural and Native Alaskan Villages U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Alaskan villages 7 CFR 1784.8 State of Alaska for the benefit of a rural Alaskan village or hub https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/grants-rural-and-native-alaskan-villages
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Management, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Technical Assistance On-request technical assistance U.S. Department of Energy Federally recognized Indian tribes, including Alaska Native villages, Other organized tribal groups and communities—including Alaska Native regional and village corporations, Tribal energy resource development organizations, Current projects funded by DOE https://www.energy.gov/indianenergy/technical-assistance/request-technical-assistance
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Loan Power Project Loan Fund Alaska Energy Authority Electric utilities, regional or village corporation, independent power producers, borough or municipal government, or village council http://www.akenergyauthority.org/Programs/Loans
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Grant, Loan Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service borrower who borrowed, repaid or pre-paid an insured, direct, or guaranteed loan; Nonprofit utilities that are eligible to receive or receive assistance from the Rural Development Electric or Telecommunication Programs; https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-economic-development-loan-grant-program
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Management, Renewable Energy Technical Assistance Rural Energy Technical Assistance Project Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Tribe/Alaska Native Village/Regional or Native Corporation https://anthc.org/what-we-do/rural-energy/rural-energy-technical-assistance-project/
Active Open Management Technical Assistance Rural Utility Business Advisor (RUBA) Program Alaska Dept. Commerce, Community and Economic Dev. Rural utility staff & management; elected officials https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/dcra/RuralUtilityBusinessAdvisorProgramRUBA.aspx
Active Open Water/sewer Grant, Technical Assistance SEARCH – Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households U.S. Department of Agriculture Most State and local governmental entities, Non-profits, Federally Recognized Tribes http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/search-special-evaluation-assistance-rural-communities-and-households
Active Open Energy Efficiency Loan Second Mortgage for Energy Conservation Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Borrower is owner & occupies home for which energy loan is used. http://www.ahfc.us/efficiency/energy-programs/second-mortgage-energy-conservation
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Loan SETS: AIDEA Loan or Bond Guarantees Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority AK Sole Proprietorship, Cooperative, Corporation, Firm, Partnership, or other association of persons organized in any manner, for any credit worthy business purpose. http://www.aidea.org/Programs/EnergyDevelopment.aspx
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Loan SETS: Direct Energy Development Loans Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority AK Sole Proprietorship, Cooperative, Corporation, Firm, Partnership, or other association of persons organized in any manner, for any credit worthy business purpose. http://www.aidea.org/Programs/EnergyDevelopment.aspx
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Loan SETS: Loan Participations for Qualified Energy Development Program Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority AK Sole Proprietorship, Cooperative, Corporation, Firm, Partnership, or other association of persons organized in any manner, for any credit worthy business purpose. http://www.aidea.org/Programs/EnergyDevelopment.aspx
Active Open Energy Efficiency Loan, Technical Assistance Small Building Material Loan Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Homeowners in communities having 6,500 residents or fewer and being unconnected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks or Having 1,600 residents or fewer, connected by road or rail to Anchorageor Fairbanks https://www.ahfc.us/buy/loan-programs/small-building-material-loan/
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Local governments, school districts, and tribal governments in Alaska https://www.ahfc.us/efficiency/non-residential-buildings/technical-assistance/
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Grant Tier 1 Grants Rasmuson Foundation Alaska based 501(c)(3), units of government, such as a city or tribe, or religious organization. May fund utilities (generally does not) http://www.rasmuson.org/grants/tier-1-grants/
Active Open Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Management, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Grant Tier 2 Grants Rasmuson Foundation Alaska based 501(c)(3), units of government, such as a city or tribe, or religious organization. http://www.rasmuson.org/grants/tier-2-grants/
Active Open Water/sewer Grant Water & Waste Disposal Grants to Alleviate Health Risks on Tribal Lands and Colonias U.S. Department of Agriculture State and local governmental entities serving eligible areas Nonprofit organizations Utility districts serving Colonias Federally recognized tribes https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-grants-alleviate-health-risks-tribal-lands-and-colonias
Active Open Water/sewer Grant, Loan Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Nonprofits that have the proven ability, background, experience and capacity to provide technical assistance or training on a national, regional or state basis. https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-technical-assistance-training-grants
Active Open Water/sewer Loan Water & Waste Disposal Loan Guarantees U.S. Department of Agriculture Most state and local governmental entities Nonprofit organizations Federally-recognized tribes https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-loan-guarantees
Active Open Water/sewer Grant Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture Most state and local governmental entities Nonprofit organizations Federally recognized tribes https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-predevelopment-planning-grants
Active Open Energy Efficiency Equipment, Grant, Technical Assistance Weatherization Assistance Program Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Owner or renter in home not weatherized post 2008 or participating in other AHFC home EE programs. https://www.ahfc.us/efficiency/energy-programs/weatherization/
Active Contact state senator or representative Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Grant Designated Legislative Grant Alaska Dept. Commerce, Community and Economic Dev. Municipality, unincorporated village, organizations https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/dcra/GrantsSection/DLGrants.aspx
Active Deadline Past, consider for FY20 Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Management, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Grant Native American Business Development Institute Feasibility Study Program U.S. Department of Interior Federally-recognized American Indian tribes and Alaska federally recognized tribal entities https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294608
Active Deadline Past, consider for FY21 Housing Hazards Grant Healthy Homes Production Grant Program for Tribal Housing Department of Housing and Urban Development Federally recognized Native American tribal governments and Native American tribal organizations https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305900
Active Deadline Past, consider for FY22 Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Grant Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Nonprofit corporations or an institution of higher education https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-cooperative-development-grant-program
Active Deadline Past, consider for FY23 Water/sewer Grant WaterSMART Grants: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects Bureau of Reclamation State, tribe, irrigation district, water district, or other organization with water or power delivery authority. https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301905
Active Deadline past, contact Renee Johnson at Palmer USDA RD Office for 2018 information Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Grant Rural Business Development Grant U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural public entities including, but not limited to: Towns; Communities; State agencies; Authorities; Nonprofit corporations; Institutions of higher education; Federally-recognized Tribes; Rural cooperatives (If organized as a private nonprofit corporat https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-business-development-grants
Active Deadline past, consider for FY19 Energy Efficiency Loan Rural Energy Savings Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Current and former Rural Utilities Service (RUS) borrowers, subsidiaries of current or former RUS borrowers, and entities that provide retail electric service in rural areas. http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-savings-program
Active Deadline past, consider for FY19 Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Grant Rural Energy for America Program – Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Dev. Assistance Grants U.S. Department of Agriculture State, tribal, or local government entities; land-grant colleges or universities or higher education institutions; rural electric cooperatives, Public power entities;and an Instrumentality of a state, tribal, or local government http://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/rural-energy-america-program-energy-audit-renewable-energy-development-assistance
Active Search Tool Energy Efficiency, Energy Infrastructure, Management, Renewable Energy, Water/sewer Equipment, Grant, Loan, Technical Assistance Energy Development Assistance Tool Federal Agencies Various http://energy.gov/indianenergy/energy-development-assistance-tool