Grants Section

Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Fishery Mitigation Program

Infrastructure 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 purpose of the Southeast Alaska Chinook Salmon Mitigation Infrastructure (CSMI) Grant program is to help mitigate economic impacts to Southeast Alaska fisheries interests from the reduction in the Southeast Alaska Chinook salmon harvest.

Total funding available for the 2014 grant program is estimated to be $870,671.00 ($190,715.00 in category 1 and $679,956.00 in category 4). 

Based upon funding available during the 2014 application cycle, potential grants are limited to the following categories:

    1. Ice-making and storage infrastructure projects providing service to coastal area of:
    1. Wrangell Island
    4. Infrastructure projects that will provide a lasting benefit to the sport Chinook salmon fishery under one or more of the following criteria:
    1. Fish cleaning float improvements;
    2. Fish waste disposal; and
    3. Improved access to ice.

Eligible applicants for this program include: municipalities, Alaska Native tribes, regional development organizations, incorporated nonprofit entities, and businesses.

Application Documents:

Note: the following documents must be viewed and printed with Adobe Acrobat. If this application is not already on your system, you can download a copy for free here: 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