Created a cost-sharing partnership to respond to the immediate and critical threat to human health and the environment presented by non-code compliant, often leaking, bulk fuel storage facilities.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Infrastructure or utility needs benefiting Alaskans.
Awards are available to State and local governments, private, public, profit, nonprofit organizations and institutions or individuals eligible in Alaska.
General public, particularly distressed communities.
Locally prepared comprehensive development plans that are regionally supported.
Aplication and Award Process
Informal preapplication conference recommended.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Letter request coupled with comprehensive community based and approved development plans.
Resolutions through Commissioners.
The Denali Commission Act, October 21, 1998, Publlic Law 105-227, 42 U.S.C. 3121.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Six months from receipt of letter application.
Negotiated on a case by case basis.
Negotiated at periodic Commission meetings.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Encouraged but not mandatory.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Determined during project evaluation.
Post Assistance Requirements
Monthly and/or quarterly, based on negotiated terms and conditions.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 23, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organization," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than 500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Determined at the time of award, consistent with Federal and State of Alaska guidelines.
FY 07 $111,000,000; FY 08 est $106,000,000; and FY 09 est not reported.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
From $200,000 to $10,000,000. Average: $5,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Information is available on the website of http://www.denali.gov.
Regional or Local Office
Denali Commission, 510 L Street, Suite 410, Anchorage, AK 99501. Telephone: (907) 271-1414.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Projects are judged based on consistency with locally developed and regionally supported infrastructure development plans, long term sustainability, relative impacts on reducing unemployment, raising the standards of living, reducing the cost of utilities, and cost-sharing by others.
Hikurangi, a registered charity founded in 2008 and has since morphed into a social enterprise incubator, has bagged a $1.27 million to fund main programs: countrywide workshops and clinics, advisory services, incubation, and a social enterprise accelerator pilot.