Notice of Funding Opportunity: Rural Alaska Household Hazardous Waste Backhaul Service Program Applications due April 2, 2021

The Denali Commission, in partnership with the US Environmental Protection Agency, is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity which invites Tribes and Intertribal Consortia to apply for a competitive grant to fund a lead entity to implement a household hazardous waste backhaul service program to serve communities located in rural Alaska. What: Rural […]

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Now accepting public comment for draft 2022 Work Plan

The Denali Commission is now accepting public comments for its Fiscal Year 2022 Work Plan Draft. This is the first step of public input to finalize our funding strategy for the next fiscal year. All public comments will be evaluated and considered by agency leadership and staff before finalizing the agency Work Plan. There are […]

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Commissioner Meeting – 1/14/21 from 10AM to Noon

The Denali Commission will be holding a Commissioners meeting to discuss the FY 2022 work plan on January 14, 2021 from 10 am until noon. The dial in number for listen only is 1 (669) 900 6833. Please contact Anne Stanislowski with any questions.               Anne StanislowskiAdministrative OfficerDenali Commissionastanislowski@denali.govMain: (907) 271-1414Direct: (907) 271-3011 […]

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Roadbelt Intertie Project Report Released

Purpose   In November 2019, the Denali Commission launched a project to assess the technical feasibility and estimated cost for new electric transmission lines following the road system on the east side of Alaska. The proposed intertie would complete an electric loop from Anchorage to Glennallen to Tok to Fairbanks and seek to achieve the […]

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2020 Distressed Communities Report

The Denali Commission releases annual Distressed Communities Report for 2020. Prepared by the State of Alaska, the Distressed Communities Report allows the Commission to incorporate important considerations when evaluating project proposals from around the state. 2020 Distressed Communities Report […]

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Biomass Funding Opportunity

The Denali Commission, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Seeks Competitive Funding Assistance Requests for Design and Construction of Wood Heating Systems The Denali Commission is soliciting funding assistance requests from qualified applicants for design and construction of biomass wood-heating systems. Funding for this opportunity is provided by the Denali Commission and the U.S. […]

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Updated Broadband Plan Document

The Denali Commission, through our close partnerships with both the State of Alaska and the USDA Rural Development, have commissioned an update to the Alaska State Broadband Plan. This updated Plan indicates to private and public leadership that Broadband remains at the forefront of Alaska’s infrastructure priorities. Additionally, the update and corresponding letter signed by […]

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Newtok residents begin relocation to Mertarvik

On October 11, 2019, Newtok residents began the long-awaited move to a new townsite located at Mertarvik.  By early November, more than 130 of approximately 354 Newtok residents will have permanently moved into 21 homes at the Mertarvik relocation site.  In March 2018, the Denali Commission received a $15M funding increase resulting from the efforts […]

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Denali Commission Partnering with U.S. Department of Justice

Mertarvik Rendering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Fairbanks, Alaska, October 18, 2019)– Earlier this year U.S. Attorney General William Barr toured rural Alaska and learned about the crime and violence these areas face. The Denali Commission is happy to announce that Attorney General Barr is taking action to help improve safety and social wellbeing in rural Alaska. The Denali […]

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