RURAL HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FY2000 GRANTS
The Calista Corporation, Inc. in Anchorage will receive a Rural Housing and Economic Development Grant in the amount of $50,000. This capacity building grant will enhance its organizational capacity by providing staff support and training. In-kind leveraging resources from the Calista Elders Council total $40,000 in support of this project.
Contact Person: Mark John
Grantee Address: 301 Calista Court, Anchorage, AK 99518-3028
Telephone Number: (907) 279-55161
The Native Village of Kotzebue will receive a Rural Housing and Economic Development Grant in the amount of $240,000. This capacity building grant will assist in establishing a for-profit subsidiary to be known as Nunavik, LLC. The company will own and operate an Expanded Polystyrene manufacturing plan to manufacture and sell Structural Insulated Panels for residential/commercial and polystyrene boards for civil applications. NVK will also provide training in using Structural Insulated Panels for construction to Alaska Natives from each village in the Northwest Arctic Borough where the plantís products are to be used. The project will create 25, both year round and permanent seasonal, jobs in Kotzebue as well as a steadily growing number of temporary seasonal jobs in other communities. Leveraging resources from the Kikitagruk Inupiat Corporation total $750,000. The Kikitagruk Inupiat Corporation is a partner for this project.
Contact Person: Charlie Nelson
Grantee Address: 331 Shore Avenue, Suite 329, P. O. Box 296
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Telephone Number: (907) 442-3378
The Oagan Taygungin Tribe of Sand Point will receive a Rural Housing and Economic Development Grant in the amount of $97,643. This seed support grant will provide up front funds to acquire the equipment for start up costs for a business enterprise. The start up is an ice making business to be located in Sand Point, AK. Leveraging resources for this project total $69,001.
Contact Person: Peggy Osterback
Grantee Address: P. O. Box 447, Sand Point, AK 99661
Telephone Number: (907)383-5616
Tatitlek IRA Council in Tatitlek will receive a Rural Housing and Economic Development Grant in the amount of $50,000. This capacity building grant will assist the Council in preparing comprehensive training for staff to better serve their community. Key partners include: North Pacific Rim Housing Authority, Chenega Bay IRA Council, Port Graham IRA Council, Nanwalek (English Bay) Village Council, Valdez Native Tribe, Eyak Tribal Council and Quteckak Native Tribe. Leveraging resources total $6,200 for this project.
Contact Person: Gary Kompkoff
Grantee Address: P. O. Box 171, Tatitlek, AK 99677
Telephone Number: (907) 562-1444