TRUST GRANTS $350,000 TO JUNEAU SUPPORTIVE HOUSING

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (January 8, 2019) – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees has approved a grant of $350,000 for the Juneau Housing First Collaborative. The grant will support Phase 2 of the Forget Me Not permanent supportive housing project, which is planning 32 additional housing units for chronically homeless adults who suffer from alcoholism, serious mental illness …

MENTAL HEALTH TRUST FINALIZES FIRST PHASE OF SOUTHEAST LAND EXCHANGE

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, (January 4, 2019) Following more than a decade of planning and public input, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) has approved a major land exchange with the United States Forest Service (USFS) in Southeast Alaska. The exchange, authorized by both state and federal legislation, includes approximately 18,258 acres of Trust lands for approximately 20,528 acres of USFS …

Best Interest Decision Affirmed of Negotiated Sale of a Trust Parcel, MHT 9100917

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Trust Land Office BEST INTEREST DECISION AFFIRMED Negotiated Sale of a Trust Parcel – Petersburg MHT 9100917 MH Parcel: CRM-2206 Action: Adopt the Best Interest Decision dated Friday, October 26, 2018 regarding the above referenced disposal as final, without modification. This decision document, combined with the Best Interest Decision dated October 26, 2018, constitutes …

Trust Year-End Audit Update

December 31, 2018 As our valued partners and grantees, we know that the fiscal and organizational health of the Trust is important to you and the beneficiaries we serve. Earlier this year we reached out to members of our community about the Legislative Audit and Budget Committee’s audit of the Mental Health Trust Authority. As we close out 2018, I …

TRUST AWARDS $75,000 IN EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY FUNDS TO BENEFICIARY SERVING PARTNERS

Anchorage, Alaska (January 31, 2018) – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority has awarded $75,000 in one-time grants to five organizations that were damaged or who are experiencing programmatic disruptions as a result of the November 30 earthquake. The Trust identified recipient organizations based on the results of a post-earthquake survey developed by the Foraker Group to assess facility damage …