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Alaska Community Development Block Grant Program

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Dec 3, 2021

Pauletta Bourne

Judy Haymaker


The Alaska Community Development Block Grant Program awards grants for Alaskan communities to support community development, planning, and economic development, including the development of essential community facilities and services.

The grant program provides funds for capital projects, such as:

  • Health clinics
  • Daycare centers
  • Homeless shelters
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Water and sewer systems and waste disposal facilities
  • Transportation improvements
  • Fire protection facilities
  • Planning activities

Economic development projects must create or retain at least one full-time equivalent permanent job per $50,000 of CDBG funding used.


Any municipal government entity as defined by Title 29 of the Alaska Statutes, home rule, first, second, and third class boroughs; unified municipalities; and first and second class cities, which exercise powers consistent with the proposed project, except the Municipality of Anchorage.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award Ceiling: $850,000
Total Funds Available: $3,100,000

Application process

Links to the program guidance and application materials are available on the program website.

Completed application packets should be submitted to:

Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
455 3rd Avenue, Suite 140
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701-4737

Tagged as
Capital funding · Child care · Clinics · Community and economic development · Emergency preparedness and response · Healthcare facilities · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Infrastructure · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Alaska

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