Trustees Direct $800,000 for Fairbanks Mobile Crisis Teams 

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees has directed more than $800,000 in Trust grant funding to Alaska Behavioral Health (AKBH) for continued support of the Fairbanks Mobile Crisis Team (MCT) serving individuals in a behavioral health crisis. The Trust also supported the launch of Fairbanks’ MCT, which began operations in November 2021. This grant is a part …

TRUSTEES DIRECT $750,000 FOR MAT-SU BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority Board of Trustees has directed more than $750,000 in Trust grant funding to True North Recovery, Inc. to support two initiatives that will improve behavioral health and substance use disorder services in the Matanuska Susitna Valley region. At a recent board meeting, trustees of the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority approved grant funding for …

Trust Grant Awards Support Beneficiary-Serving Partners Across Alaska

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) awarded more than $680,000 in grants to organizations across the state in the first quarter of fiscal year 2023. “Trust grant funds are intended to help our partners engage in projects and initiatives that improve the lives of our beneficiaries,” said Steve Williams, CEO of the Trust. “Our grants can support specific initiatives, …

Report Examining Mental Health Supports In Alaska’s Schools Released

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) has released the second phase of a report examining current mental and behavioral health supports within Alaska’s school districts. Mental Health Supports in Alaska’s Schools Phase Two: The State of Student Mental Health & Promising Approaches follows the first phase of the report, which included a landscape assessment and individual school district profiles, …

The Trust is looking for qualified applicants to join the board of trustees

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) provides leadership in the advocacy, planning, implementing and catalytic funding of services to improve Alaska’s mental health system, and seeks to improve the lives of its beneficiaries. Beneficiaries of the Trust include Alaskans who experience mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, substance use disorders, Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, or traumatic brain injury. Trustees oversee …

The Trust is recruiting for a permanent Program Officer

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) seeks a skilled and dynamic professional to join its staff. The program officer position has an integral role in helping the Trust team carry out its mission to improve the lives and circumstances of Trust beneficiaries. The Trust is a leader in philanthropy in Alaska and grants approximately $25 million a year to …

TRUST 2022 FALL LAND SALE NOW UNDERWAY

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office’s 2022 Fall Land Sale Auction is underway, with final bids due November 14, 2022 at 4:30PM. This year’s land sale auction includes 70 parcels in locations across southcentral, southeast, and interior Alaska that will be sold to the highest bidder. The Trust Land Office has a responsibility to maximize revenue generation from Trust …

Trust Announces More Than $2M in Grant Awards        

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) awarded more than $2.3 million in grants to beneficiary-serving organizations in the final quarter of fiscal year 2022 (FY 2022). Trust grants are awarded throughout the year to Alaska nonprofits, Tribal entities, state and local government agencies, and service providers that serve Trust beneficiaries. Beneficiaries include Alaskans who experience mental illness, substance use …

MENTAL HEALTH TRUST AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NEW TRUSTEES

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (May 13, 2022) — The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) announces the confirmation of Trustees Agnes Moran and Kevin Fimon, who were appointed by Governor Dunleavy and recently unanimously confirmed by the Alaska Legislature. A longtime resident of Ketchikan, Trustee Agnes Moran is the Executive Director for Women In Safe Homes, or WISH, a non-profit organization dedicated …

The Trust Land Office is recruiting for a Land Development Manager

Senior Resource Manager (Land Development Manager)RecruitmentPCN 10-X007The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Office within the Department of Natural Resources is recruiting for the position of Senior Resource Manager (Land Development Manager). This is a range 20, fully exempt, professional position. Salary will be negotiated at the time of hire and will be based upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. …