Denali Commission Transportation Project Grants
Denali Commission Transportation Project Grants help rural Alaskan communities develop and/or improve transportation infrastructure. Projects should relate to specific community or individual benefits related to mobility, health, safety, reduced operating costs, cost of living, and/or extending the benefit of existing infrastructure.
Projects may include, but are not limited to:
- Road development or improvements
- Road safety improvements including surface repair, dust control, and fence repair
- Trail upgrades or improvements
- Drainage and/or drainage structure development or improvements
- Bridge development or improvements
- Transportation planning and design
- Waterfront development or improvements
Eligible applicants include:
- State, municipal, borough, and tribal governments
- ANCSA Village Corporations
- ANCSA Regional Corporations
- Regional housing authorities
- Regional tribal nonprofit organizations
- Other nonprofit organizations
Proposed projects must benefit rural communities, defined as populations less than or equal to 2,500. Regional transportation projects that impact multiple rural communities are also eligible.
Award ceiling: $250,000
Award floor: $50,000
Estimated number of awards: 6-10
Estimated total program funding: $3,000,000
All construction grants over $100,000 require non-federal cost sharing or matching between 20% - 50% of the total project cost based on the level of community distress.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.