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Denali Commission Transportation Project Grants

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 90.100
Denali Commission
Aug 7, 2020

For programmatic or technical questions:
Jocelyn Fenton

For grants management or administrative questions:
Janet Davis


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
  • Universities
  • 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.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

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.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on

Mail the completed application package to:

Denali Commission
RE: DC-TP-20-001
510 "L" St., Suite 410
Anchorage, Alaska 99501

Tagged as
Community and economic development · Infrastructure · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health · Transportation · Alaska

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