Grants Section

Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Fishery Mitigation Program

Hatchery Enhancement Grant Program

The 2014 grant application cycle closed effective January 6, 2014. The department is now conducting the application review process. Application awards are expected to be announced by March 1, 2014.

The State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development provides funds from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for the Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Hatchery Enhancement Grant (CSHE) program.

The purpose of this program is to help mitigate economic impacts to the fisheries interests from the reduction in the Southeast Alaska Chinook salmon harvest.

Total funding available for the 2014 grant program is estimated to be $464,361.

Grants during the 2014 application cycle will be awarded for proposals which support the following activities:

  • Support for coho and / or chinook hatcheries operations at existing facilities within districts 1-8 established under 5 AAC 33.200(a-h).
  • Development or addition of remote release sites of hatchery fish in waters inside the winter boundary line established under 5 AAC 29.020(b).

Eligible applicants include a hatchery that holds an active permit issued under AS 16.10.400 and 5AAC 40.

Application Documents

Note: the following documents must be viewed and printed with Adobe Acrobat.You can download a copy of this application free at: Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Program Links:

ADFG Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Fishery Mitigation Program


For more information contact:

Division of Community and Regional Affairs
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development

Jolene Julian
Phone: 465-4758
Email: jolene.julian@alaska.gov

Or

Kate Walters
Phone: 465-2023
Email: kate.walters@alaska.gov