Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2022 for Arts, Culture, Humanities

117 Results totaling $
Affinityfilms, Inc.(site)
Technology upgrades in Homer
Alaska Historical Society(site)
Alaska State Museum catalog in Juneau
Alaska Native Heritage Center(site)
Building renovation and exhibit expansion in Anchorage
Alaska Native Heritage Center(site)
General support
Alaska Public Media, Inc.(site)
Event supplies and equipment
Alaska Public Media, Inc.(site)
Molly of Denali Seasons 4 and 5
Alaska State Council on the Arts(site)
Arts and Culture grant programs (2023-2024)
Alaska Youth Orchestra(site)
Musical instruments and equipment
Anchorage Community Concert Band(site)
Musical instruments
Anchorage Museum(site)
Seed Lab recording studio
Anchorage Park Foundation(site)
Bookmobile storage lot improvements
Anderson, Keara
Project Award (Media Arts) to create a short film set in rural Alaska about a young woman’s relationship with her mother as she finds her own freedom
Artchange, Inc.(site)
Post-production of a Sitka-based documentary, "Cruise Boom"
Barker, James(site)
2022 Distinguished Artist Award
Blankenship, Elizabeth S.
Project Award (Crafts) to create a new body of textile-based work incorporating natural dyeing, felting and basketry techniques
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
Bristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation(site)
Alutiiq place names and language preservation
Catherino, Dolores(site)
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition) to expand her work in experimental polychromatic musical composition using immersive audio formats
Center for Narrative & Lyrical Arts dba Alaska Quarterly Review(site)
Website development
Chen, Jeff
Project Award (Visual Arts) to photograph and interview Taiwanese families living in rural and urban Alaska
Cherry, Jessica
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to complete her memoir “The Rigging,” about women in science and transformation
City of Seward(site)
Library research room microfilm scanner
City of Unalaska(site)
Library expansion and renovation
CoastAlaska, Inc.(site)
Support for Southeast public radio stations
Conti, Michael(site)
Project Award (Media Arts) to complete a five-year film project “Tupik Mi” documenting Inuit women and traditional chin tattoo
Craig Public Library(site)
Pre-development for library expansion
Cyrano's Theatre Company(site)
Theater improvements and program expansion in Anchorage
Danner, Michele
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to create 100 digitally drawn coloring pages illustrating traditional Iñupiaq cultural practices
DeRocchi, Alanna
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to invest in materials and training in welding and glaze chemistry, website development and documentation of her work
Dee, Jacob
Project Award (Music Composition) to write, record and mix a full-length studio quality album of dream pop music
Doyon Foundation(site)
Denaakk'e language dubbing project
Durr, Steve Robert
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to build a new music and visual art studio closer to his home in Talkeetna
Enfield, Sean
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to develop and publish an essay collection “Who Be Our Teacher”, attend workshops and update his website
Event promotion and services for National Hispanic Heritage Month
Fairbanks Area Surface Transportation Planning(site)
Bloomberg Asphalt Art Initiative
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival(site)
Technology upgrades
Flanders Crosby, Jill
Artist Fellowship (Multidiscipline) to create a dance film “Bureau of Memories” and participate in workshops with choreographers, filmmakers and projection artists
Friends of the Klondike Corridor, Inc(site)
Roof stabilization and planning for the Dahl-Rapuzzi House
Friends of the Library - Irene Ingle Public Library(site)
Digitize Wrangell Sentinel newspaper
Friends of the Sutton Library
Library renovations
Hackbarth, Andrea
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a full-length collection of prose poetry exploring sounds’ effects on human experience
Haukaas, Derek
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce and release an extended play album of collaborative Indigenous music
Hawkins, Lisa
Artist Fellowship (Presentation/Interpretation) Pipeline Vocal Project to design an immersive a cappella performance, record their music and tour Alaska and lower 48
Homer Opus(site)
Violins and materials for youth music program
Homer Society of Natural History dba Pratt Museum(site)
Pratt Museum outdoor campus upgrades
Johnson, Janissa
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to purchase a skin sewing machine for the production of sea otter fur clothing, with mentorship from a master skin sewer
Juneau Arts and Humanities Council(site)
Furnishings for Juneau Arts & Culture Center
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Post-production support for documentary, "Save Skagway"
Juneau Ghost Light Theatre Inc.(site)
Theatre equipment
KTOO Public Media(site)
Radio transmitter equipment in Juneau
Kelliher-Combs, Sonya
Artist Fellowship (Visual Arts) to develop four exhibits as an Indigenous studio artist and curator working in the circumpolar north
Kenai Potters' Guild(site)
Studio upgrades
Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council(site)
Schoenbar Trail Canoe public art project
Kim, Ted
Project Award (Visual Arts) to support the creation of large-scale and easily accessible hand-drawn murals in and around Anchorage
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation(site)
Reconstruction and equipment upgrades
Kodiak Maritime Museum(site)
Roof and cupola repair
Logan, David
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to rent workspace to build his first Iñupiaq skin-on-frame qayaq (kayak), expanding his knowledge of traditional qayak types
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Production studio boards at KHNS in Haines
Maisch, Klara
Project Award (Visual Arts) to work on location to create a series of paintings and drawings depicting the rapidly receding Gulkana Glacier
McCoy, Tamara(site)
Artist Fellowship (Presentation/Interpretation) to study the music, history and performance practice of classical musical compositions of Johannes Brahms
McNett, Kimberlee
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create a mural for the Homer airport about peatlands, integrating her love of watercolor illustration with digital media
Messick, John
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to complete and promote his first book “Compass Lines,” a collection about the journeys that let him to Alaska
Miller, Erica Michelle
Project Award (Visual Arts) to replace the roof on her 50-year-old painting studio to allow the creation of large work and space for workshops and private lessons
Moss, Jennifer(site)
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to publish an edition of boreal forest-inspired story cards for upcoming exhibitions of the collaborative program "In a Time of Change: Boreal Forest Stories"
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation(site)
Support for Alaska Native artists
Navy League of the United States 151 Anchorage Council(site)
Landscaping for memorial
North Star Dance Foundation(site)
Black box theater construction
Nudson, Oralee
Project Award (Visual Arts) Northwoods Book Arts Guild to support Alaska’s first group inclusion in the international Art-o-Mat
Palmer Arts Council(site)
Piano restoration
Peninsula Art Guild dba Kenai Art Center(site)
Flooring for art center gallery
Priday, Gail
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create and ship artwork for an upcoming exhibit at the Alaska State Museum, to attend a printmaking workshop and to purchase tools and materials
Radio Free Palmer(site)
Broadcast equipment in Chickaloon
Russell, Duke(site)
2022 President's Artist Award
Sallee, Alex
Artist Fellowship (Media Arts) to write and direct a short film about an urban Inuit queer teen’s identity and their intersections with tradition
Sattler, Samuel
Project Award (Music Composition) Seward’s Folly Media to produce a music album and film about harsh life experiences to encourage creative people to seek help
Sazama, Rebecca
Project Award (Visual Arts) to purchase materials, tools and equipment to further her exploration of contemporary abstract metal sculpture
See Stories(site)
Multimedia project documenting WWII impacts statewide
Seldovia Public Library(site)
Archive reading room and display
Sitka Conservation Society(site)
Wilderness retreat property improvements near Pelican
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of the American Indian(site)
The Elmer and Mary Louise Theatre endowment
St. George's Episcopal Church(site)
Roof replacement for historic community building in Cordova
Storyknife Writers Retreat(site)
Van for Storyknife Residency in Homer
Terminal Radio, Inc.(site)
Radio transmitter in Valdez
The Alaska Community Foundation(site)
Black in Alaska Fund
Turco, Katherine
Artist Fellowship (Multidiscipline) to produce a series of podcasts featuring collaborative spoken-word stories and recordings of wildlife
Vidic, Taylor
Project Award (Music Composition) to record her first full-length album of original music and tour Southeast Alaska and lower 48
Warden, Allison(site)
Artist Fellowship (Music Composition) to create a publishing company to record and distribute her first album of Elder-inspired hip-hop music
Wass, Zak Dylan
Project Award (Music Composition) to complete the final phase of construction of his professional recording studio
Williams, Peter (Ilgavik)(site)
Artist Fellowship (Multidiscipline) to research and create new artwork made of fish skin using traditional stitches, tanning methods and construction techniques