Denali Commission Program
The Denali Commission is a Federal agency designed to provide funding and partner coordination for critical utilities and infrastructure projects throughout Alaska, particularly in distressed communities.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2018
Government Coordination; Energy (Renewable, Bulk Fuel, and Rural Power System Upgrades); Infrastructure Protection; Transportation; Training.Fiscal Year 2016
Programs include Government Coordination; Energy (Renewable, Bulk Fuel, and Rural Power System Upgrades); Health Facilities (Primary Care: clinic construction; clinic assessments; business planning and technical assistance); Transportation (roads; barge landing/mooring points; waterfront projects); Training.Fiscal Year 2017
Government Coordination; Energy (Renewable, Bulk Fuel, and Rural Power System Upgrades); Infrastructure Protection; Transportation; Training.
Denali Commission Act of 1998, Public Law 150-277, 42 U.S.C. 3121
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Awards are available to State and local governments, private, public, profit, nonprofit organizations and institutions.
General public, particularly distressed communities.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Preapplication coordination is required.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Annual Work Plan.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
How are proposals selected?
Projects are judged based on documented need.
How may assistance be used?
Construction and maintenance of any infrastructure necessary for rural development and job training.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Level of Performance Monitoring will be determined based on project and recipient evaluation.
Determined at the time of award, consistent with Federal and, where applicable, State of Alaska guidelines.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching is voluntary. 20% match for Distressed Communities for construction activities. 50% match for Non-Distressed Communities for construction activities.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Determined during project evaluation. Determined during project evaluation.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
510 L Street, Suite 410
Anchorage, AK 99501 US
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 17 est $15,000,000.00; FY 16 FY 18 est $15,000,000.00;
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Information is available on the website of http://www.denali.gov.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017
All funded projects can be found in the Project Database at www.denali.gov.Fiscal Year 2016
All funded projects can be found in the Project Database at www.denali.gov.