April 3, 2020 – The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority (Trust) has awarded more than $710,000 in grants to organizations across the state in the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2020.
These grants are a part of the trustee approved $24M grant program for FY 2020. Each year the Trust provides grant funding to Alaska organizations that serve Trust beneficiaries, including various nonprofits, state agencies and entities advancing projects that promote long-term system change and/or innovations that improve the lives and circumstances of Trust beneficiaries. Grants are awarded throughout the year.
The mission of the Trust is to provide leadership in the advocacy, planning, implementing and funding of services and programs for Trust beneficiaries. Beneficiaries include Alaskans who experience mental illness, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias, and traumatic brain injuries.
Below is a complete list of Trust grants awarded in the last quarter. You can learn more about the grants in a quarterly grant report posted online.
|Organization Name||Project Title||Grant Amount|
|Interior Alaska Center For Non-Violent Living (Fiscal Agent for the Bridge)||Supported Employment Bridge Funding||$70,000|
|Anchorage Community Mental Health Services||Peer Support Services Program Pilot Launch – Phase 1||$55,200|
|Valley Charities, Inc.||2020 Reentry Summit – Tools For Change||$5,000|
|Anchorage School District||ASD Mental Health Consultative Model – Pilot Expansion||$75,000|
|Anchorage Association for the Education of Young Children||Anchorage AEYC Early Childhood Conference||$5,000|
|Southcentral Foundation||Exploration of Crisis Stabilization Models||$29,485|
|Covenant House Alaska||Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Provider Summit||$5,000|
|Nome Community Center, Inc.||My Home Nome||$4,635|
|North Star Community Foundation||Fairbanks Youth Action Board||$3,200|
|Interior Alaska Center For Non- Violent Living||Fairbanks Homeless Encampment Service Delivery||$75,000|
|Love INC Fairbanks||Fairbanks Prevention & Diversion project||$50,000|
|Alaska Association On Developmental Disabilities||2020 Legislative Advocacy & Education||$24,885|
|Catholic Social Services||Interpretation Access in Mental Health Services for Forced Migrants||$10,000|
|Ptarmigan Pediatrics, LLC||FASD Diagnostic Training for Interdisciplinary Clinical Teams||$5,258|
|Stone Soup Group||2020 Parent Conference: Person‐Directed Lives‐A Shared Vision for the Future||$5,000|
|Alaska Sports Hall of Fame||2020 PLAAY Summit Support||$2,500|
|Alaska Black Caucus||Bettye Davis African American Summit||$2,500|
|Alaska Brain Injury Network||2020 Alaska Brain Institute||$2,500|
|Hope Community Resources, Inc.||An Intercultural Approach to Healing TBI||$2,500|
|Sultana New Ventures LLC dba The Foraker Group||Health TIE Startup Phase||$45,000|