Grant Opportunities

This is a summary of Federal and State grant opportunities, relevant to Alaskans.  This collection of grants continues to be updated. Grants specific to tribal governments can be found here.

Active Grants

America the Beautiful Challenge 2022

  • Granting Agency: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
  • Appropriation Amount: $85 million
  • Grant Amount: Varies, <$5 Million – 0%-50% match
  • Announcement Date: April 11, 2022
  • Closing Date: July 21, 2022
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Low or No Emission Grant Program (Transit)

  • Granting Agency: Dept. of Transportation – Federal Transit Administration
  • Appropriation Amount: $1,100,000,000
  • Grant Amount: Variable, 10% – 15% Match
  • Announcement Date: March 7, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 31, 2022
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Rural Energy Pilot Program (REPP) Grant

  • Granting Agency: Rural Development, USDA
  • Appropriation Amount: $10,000,000
  • Grant Amount:  Award ceiling $2,000,000, 20% match
  • Announcement Date: January 19, 2022
  • Closing Date: Letter of Intent April 19, 2022, Completed application July 18, 2022
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2022 Middle Mile Grant Program (Broadband)

  • Granting Agency: National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • Appropriation Amount: $980 Million
  • Grant Amount: $5-100 Million, 30% Match
  • Announcement Date: May 13, 2022
  • Closing Date: September 30, 2022
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Strengthening American Infrastructure (SAI)

  • Granting Agency: National Science Foundation
  • Appropriation Amount: $10,000,000
  • Grant Amount: Award Ceiling: $750,000, Award Floor: $50,000 No Match
  • Announcement Date: February 5, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 5, 2022,
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Tribal Transit Program

  • Granting Agency:  Federal Transit Administration
  • Appropriation Amount: $8,752,896
  • Grant Amount: Dependent, planning projects capped at $25,000. No match.
  • Announcement Date: February 16, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 25, 2022
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FY 2021 – 2023 Economic Development RNTA EDA-HDQ-RNTA-2021

  • Granting Agency: Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)
  • Appropriation Amount: $2,500,000
  • Grant Amount: Award Ceiling $1,500,000 (Recent awards averaged $200,000 to %$500,000), no match, encourages cost sharing
  • Announcement Date: June 9, 2021
  • Closing Date: There are no submission deadlines under this NOFO. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the termination of this NOFO or publication of a superseding RNTA NOFO.
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Pending Grants

These grants are not open yet, and more information will be provided when they are active.

Expansion Grants for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

  • Granting Agency: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Appropriation Amount: $420,000,000
  • Announcement Date: TBD by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Closing Date: TBD by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
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Grants for Community-Based Local Behavioral Needs

  • Granting Agency: Office of the Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Appropriation Amount: $50,000,000
  • Announcement Date: TBD by the Office of the Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Closing Date: TBD by the Office of the Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
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Grants for Community-Based Local Substance Use Disorder Services

  • Granting Agency: Office of the Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use in consultation with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Appropriation Amount: $30,000,000
  • Announcement Date: TBD by the Office of the Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
  • Closing Date: TBD by the Office of the Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use
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Child Care and Development Block Grant

  • Granting Agency: State of Alaska, DHSS
  • Appropriation Amount: $73,681,653
  • Eligible Applicants: TBD by the State of Alaska, DHSS
  • Announcement Date: TBD by the State of Alaska, DHSS
  • Closing Date: TBD by the State of Alaska, DHSS
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Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

  • Granting Agency: State of Alaska
  • Appropriation Amount: $17,935,356 (5% of state allocation)
  • Eligible Applicants – TBD by the State of Alaska, Department of Education
  • Announcement Date: TBD by the State of Alaska, DECCED
  • Closing Date: TBD by the State of Alaska, DECCED
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Food Supply Chain and Agricultural Grants and Loans

  • Granting Agency: Secretary of Agriculture
  • Appropriation Amount: TBD, portion of $4,000,000,000
  • Eligible Applicants:TBD by office of the Secretary of Agriculture
  • Announcement Date:TBD by office of the Secretary of Agriculture
  • Closing Date:TBD by office of the Secretary of Agriculture
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