Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2020 for Arts, Culture, Humanities

108 Results totaling $
Affinityfilms, Inc.(site)
Emergency operating support in Anchorage
$5,0002020
Alaska Arts Confluence(site)
Upgrades technology for online programming in Haines
$5,0002020
Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation(site)
Arts and culture COVID-19 relief fund
$86,3522020
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum(site)
Black Wolf Squadron exhibit in Anchorage
$15,0002020
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum(site)
Upgrade technology in Anchorage
$5,0002020
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts(site)
Technology upgrades for remote work in Anchorage
$10,0002020
Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts(site)
Triumvirate Theatre repairs and upgrades
$22,1702020
Alaska Dance Theatre(site)
Upgrade technology in Anchorage
$5,0002020
Alaska Native Heritage Center(site)
Technology upgrades in Anchorage
$25,0002020
Alaska Native Heritage Center(site)
Upgrade technology for online programming
$23,0002020
Alaska Public Media, Inc.(site)
Public television and radio coalition building in Alaska
$25,0002020
Alaska Theatre of Youth(site)
Operating support in Anchorage
$6,0002020
Aleutian Peninsula Broadcasting, Inc(site)
Technology upgrades for a radio station in Sand Point
$9,5002020
Anchorage Concert Association(site)
Upgrade technology in Anchorage
$5,0002020
Anchorage Library Foundation(site)
Technology, materials, and Navigation program support
$25,0002020
Anchorage Weavers & Spinners Guild
Portable looms and equipment
$17,1662020
Athabascan Fiddlers Association(site)
Replace radio equipment at KRFF in Fairbanks
$5,0002020
Bartholomew, Annie
Project Award (Music Composition) will commission an open-back banjo and record an album inspired by women of the Klondike Gold Rush
$7,5002020
Bernard, Mandy
Project Award (Crafts) will create diptych sculptures employing dissonant fibers and textiles, and a wearable art collection integrating paper-cut accessories
$7,5002020
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
$146,2502020
Campen, Sarah
Project Award (Choreography) to create a multimedia dance performance based on connection to salmon
$7,5002020
Carpenter, Nicholas
Project Award (Music Composition) to go on tour performing his albums in the Lower 48
$7,5002020
City and Borough of Juneau(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$50,0002020
City of Cordova(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$29,5502020
City of Fairbanks
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$38,7002020
City of Kenai(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$50,0002020
City of Kodiak(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$42,5002020
City of Unalaska(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$50,0002020
Cook, Corinna
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to complete a collection of lyric essays built around research into the art, history and changing ecology in Northern regions
$7,5002020
Cyrano's Theatre Company(site)
Operating support in Anchorage.
$10,0002020
Davies, Sarah Elizabeth(site)
Fellowship (Multidiscipline) Absolute Zero to create a sound based sculptural installation breaking the silence on sexual violence
$18,0002020
DeTemple, Rachel
Project Award (Music Composition) will record a bluegrass album of original songs confronting the "grass ceiling" about claiming voice and the experiences of women
$7,5002020
Denali Borough Alaska(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$50,0002020
Dickerson, Michael
Project Award (Music Composition) to hold and film concerts performing original music in Alaska’s abandoned military structures
$7,5002020
Dommek, James
Fellowship (Media Arts) to develop the podcast "The Fantastic Alaskan," reinterpreting the artist's great-grandfather's Inupiaq stories
$18,0002020
Eriksen, Christina(site)
Fellowship (Presentation/Interpretation) to explore spoken word, performance, and novel-in-verse
$18,0002020
Fierro, Bryan
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) Huitzilin to write an original screenplay for a biopic based on Saúl Armendáriz, or Cassandro el Exotico
$7,5002020
Fredrick, Bryce
Project Award (Visual Arts) Tent City to purchase equipment and supplies to enhance artistic quality and expand self-publishing capacity for printmaking collective
$7,5002020
Hahm, Somer
Project Award (Visual Arts) to add three barn quilt paintings to the Far North Quilt Trail in Fairbanks
$7,5002020
Hayden, Mary
Project Award (Crafts) will purchase an industrial sewing machine and invest in training to expand upon her hand-sewing skills and increase the range of her work
$7,5002020
Hildebrand, Emma
Fellowship (Visual Arts) to purchase tanned hides, quills, and beads to create works and teach traditional knowledge and craftsmanship
$18,0002020
Hill, Emma M.(site)
Fellowship (Music Composition) to produce a cohesive work called, "Park Songs," incorporating music, poetry, and images
$18,0002020
Homer Society of Natural History dba Pratt Museum(site)
Technology upgrades
$18,0002020
Hope, Lily
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to elevate her weaving through research on traditional Chilkat design for her upcoming show will feature ancient and original robe patterns
$7,5002020
Infante, Linda A.(site)
Fellowship (Visual Arts) to create a new body of work celebrating the strength and spiritual power of contemporary rural Alaska Native Youth
$18,0002020
International Gallery of Contemporary Art(site)
Emergency operating support in Anchorage
$6,4002020
Juneau Symphony, Inc.(site)
Symphony performance equipment
$16,0002020
Kempf, Nelson
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce an album of original songs described as sonic exploration
$7,5002020
Ketchikan Gateway Borough(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$50,0002020
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation(site)
Alaska Federation of Native Convention broadcasting
$10,0002020
Kodiak Public Broadcasting System
Sabbatical for Michael Wall
$40,0002020
Korean American Community of Anchorage, Inc.(site)
Community center electrical system upgrade
$15,0002020
Lauesen, Ethan
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create prints for a solo exhibition exploring Alaska Native and LGBTQ+ identity, using Tlingit formline images
$7,5002020
London, Alyssa
Project Award (Media Arts) will produce episodes of “Culture Story,” featuring Alaska Native people from various cultures and regions
$7,5002020
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Radio tower repair and inspection in Haines
$4,0002020
Manriquez, Sarah
Project Award (Visual Arts) to expand a documentary photography project challenging stereotypes around homelessness in Alaska
$7,5002020
Mitkof Island Dance Troupe(site)
Upgrade technology in Petersburg
$2,0002020
Momentum Dance Collective(site)
Dance studio equipment in Anchorage
$18,5002020
Momentum Dance Collective(site)
Operational support for the Underground Dance Company
$5,0002020
Morelli, Cynthia
Fellowship (Visual Arts) to advance clay firing techniques through study with female mentors as well as enhance her online presence
$18,0002020
Municipality of Anchorage(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$50,0002020
Nancarrow, Ree
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create a series of large art quilts that interpret the complexities and impact of climate change
$7,5002020
Narrows Broadcasting Corporation(site)
Upgrade technology in Petersburg
$7,5002020
Native Conservancy(site)
Statewide operational support
$5,0002020
Nordlum, Holly F.(site)
Fellowship (Multidiscipline) to visit Inuit communities expanding on knowledge of traditional tattooing and documenting stories
$18,0002020
Northern Culture Exchange(site)
Support to assist artists experiencing fallout from COVID access loans, grants and other assistance
$3,0002020
Northover, Sean
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce an album of original songs, incorporating a range of musical influences
$7,5002020
Out North(site)
Operating support in Anchorage
$10,0002020
Petersburg Borough(site)
Arts and culture CARES Act matching grant program
$25,0002020
Phillips, Aaron
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase materials and equipment for carving, and study with mentors to advance his artistry
$7,5002020
Polynesian Association of Alaska
Upgrade technology for online programming in Anchorage
$5,0002020
Raven Radio Foundation(site)
Upgrade technology for online programming in Sitka
$5,0002020
Schildt, Deborah(site)
Project Award (Media Arts) to create "Losing Ground," an educational podcast and visual series about the global impacts of Alaska's melting permafrost
$7,5002020
Summers, Kristy
Fellowship (Visual Arts) to construct a home studio, and produce new work influenced by Alaska
$18,0002020
Tanana Chiefs Conference(site)
Alaska Native Gift Shop renovation in Fairbanks
$18,0002020
Terminal Radio, Inc.(site)
Upgrade technology for online programming in Valdez
$7,5002020
Tetpon, Mark
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase materials to expand creative range and to produce large masks with bronzed clay elements
$7,5002020
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Alaska Center for Excellence in Journalism project
$25,0002020
Tri-Valley Community Library(site)
Emergency operating support in Healy
$5,5902020
Wayne Price
2020 Distinguished Artist Award
$40,0002020
Wilson, Tamara(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to complete “The Lemonade Stand,” a retrofitted trailer providing a mobile venue for experimental, installation and performance art
$7,5002020
Worl, Crystal
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to collaborate with other artists and fellow clan members on a mural of Elizabeth Peratrovich in downtown Juneau
$7,5002020
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
2020 Virtual Global Impact Summit for participation of Alaska artists
$25,0002020
Young, Timothy J.(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create a replica of a rare Haida bow using the unusual hardwood, yew
$7,5002020
Younger, Jennifer(site)
Fellowship (Multidiscipline) to exhibit new works of art beyond jewelry that honor the artist's heritage
$18,0002020
Zahn Pristas, Natasha(site)
Project Award (Multidiscipline) Kodiak Collective to integrate literature and art, creating a mobile installation that reflects the history and circular nature of life in the Kodiak Archipelago
$7,5002020