The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority awarded $3,812,537 in grants to beneficiary-serving organizations in the second quarter of fiscal year 2024.

These grants to partners are a part of the Trust’s $20+ million annual grant program supporting Alaska organizations that serve and support Trust beneficiaries including nonprofits, service providers, Tribal entities, and state and local government agencies.

“With a mission to improve the lives and circumstances of Trust beneficiaries, our grants help our partners implement system-level improvements such as bringing on new lines of service, accessing innovative training opportunities, and implementing data-driven approaches to improving Alaska’s system of care.” said Steve Williams, CEO of the Trust. “We are grateful for the work of all our grantees, and for our ability to support their important work across the state.”

Below is a complete list of Trust grants awarded last quarter. You can learn more about the grants in the quarterly grant report posted online.

GranteeProject TitleGrant AmountArea Served
AK Child & FamilyIncrease Beneficiary Access of Family Stabilization and Preservation Program Services$50,000Anchorage
Akeela, Inc.Akeela Lift Replacement$36,700Anchorage
Alaska Hospital & Healthcare Association (previously ASHNHA)2023 Travel support for Alaska contingent to the National Update on Behavioral Emergencies Conference$10,000Statewide
Alaska Impact AllianceAlaska Impact Alliance: Reimagining Child Welfare Project$400,000Statewide
Alaska Statewide Independent Living Council, Inc.Youth Person-Centered Leadership Planning Training$5,000Statewide
All Alaska Pediatric PartnershipSponsorship of the 2023 All Alaska Pediatric Symposium$2,500Statewide
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Alaska ChapterBoots on Ground (Communications Initiative)$5,000Statewide
Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc. dba Alaska Behavioral HealthFairbanks Mobile Crisis Team$750,000Fairbanks
Arctic Tern PsychologyNeurodevelopmental Testing in Seward$10,000Seward
Child Care Connection Inc. dba threadQuality Child Care Creates Futures – A Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Care and Learning$1,500Statewide
Christian Health AssociatesAnchorage Project Access Pro Bono Counseling Program$100,000Anchorage
Community Connections, Inc.Electronic Health Record: Purchase and Year 1 Implementation$67,500Ketchikan
Dental Lifeline NetworkDonated Dental Project$36,000Statewide
Henning, Inc.Mental Health Advocacy$30,000Anchorage
iEXIST, LLCBuilding Connections, Rebuilding Lives$50,000Ninilchik
Interior Community Health CenterInterior Community Health Center Grant$100,000Fairbanks
JAMHI Health & Wellness, Inc.SHARP Contract(s) at JAMHI$91,613Juneau
Ketchikan Indian CommunityYi gu.aa xáx x’wán Permanent Supportive Housing Project$375,000Ketchikan
Kuspuk School DistrictKuspuk Empowers (Trauma-Engaged Practices Training)$35,000Aniak
Mat-Su Health FoundationCrisis Now Implementation Coordinator for Mat-Su$100,000Mat-Su
Mat-Su Health ServicesMat-Su Health Services Beneficiary Dental Services Grant$50,000Mat-Su
NAMI FairbanksFairbanks Community CIT Steering Committee$12,800Fairbanks
Nine Star Enterprises, Inc.From: Poverty to Prosperity$50,000Anchorage
North Star Community FoundationFairbanks Reentry Coalition Housing Project$50,000Fairbanks
Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska Inc.Dental Department Modernization$74,524Soldotna
Postpartum Support International Alaska ChapterPerinatal Mental Health Training: 5 days of in-person training$50,000Statewide
Resource Center for Parents and ChildrenRCPC Telehealth Enhancement$50,000Fairbanks and North Slope Borough
Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc.Early Childhood Center-Based Mental Health Consultation for RurAL CAP Child Development Center and Head Start$88,500Anchorage
See StoriesPower of Place: Yakutat Youth Media Arts & Cultural Media Internship$15,000Yakutat
Special Olympics Alaska, Inc.2023 Annual Alaska Disability & Aging Summit$2,500Statewide
Stone Soup GroupTraining Access Funds for the 18th Annual Reducing Recidivism and Reentry Conference$22,500Statewide
The Bread Line, Inc.Hygiene for Health$16,500Fairbanks
The Salvation Army, a California corporationThe Salvation Army Booth Transitional Housing$200,000Anchorage
True North Recovery, Inc.Mat-Su Mobile Crisis Teams$750,000Mat-Su
University of Oregon, Center on Brain Injury Research and TrainingPilot Validation of the Rapid Alaska Brain Injury Tool$88,800Statewide
Working Against Violence for Everyone (WAVE)WAVE Remodel$35,600Petersburg

Many of the projects funded by the Trust also receive funding from the philanthropic community, private donations, earned revenue, and other community support. The total value of the projects funded by the Trust this quarter is an estimated $14.3 million.

Trust grants are awarded for capacity building, direct service, outreach, planning, capital, and workforce initiatives, as well as in support of conferences, seminars and training to organizations that serve Trust beneficiaries. Applications for Trust grants are accepted year-round. Organizations interested in applying for a Trust grant can visit:

Contact: Allison Biastock, Chief Communications Officer, 907.334.2531,