Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2019 for Arts, Culture, Humanities

125 Results totaling $
Alaska Chamber Singers(site)
Office furnishing and technology upgrades in Anchorage
$11,0002019
Alaska Humanities Forum(site)
Magnetic North film series 2020 - 2022
$735,0002019
Alaska Jewish Museum(site)
Air conditioning and collections management in Anchorage
$14,1692019
Alaska Junior Theater(site)
Sabbatical for Lainie Dreas
$40,0002019
Alaska Public Telecommunications(site)
Premiere of 'Molly of Denali'
$25,0002019
Alutiiq Heritage Foundation(site)
Pre-development for new museum in Kodiak
$25,0002019
Anchorage Community Concert Band(site)
Musical instruments
$18,0002019
Anchorage Library Foundation(site)
Upgrade equipment and technology in Anchorage
$21,0002019
Anchorage Museum Association(site)
Born to Explore with Richard Wiese - Alaska Episode
$50,0002019
Anchorage Museum Association(site)
Artist residencies and exhibitions in recognition of Pat Wolf
$25,0002019
Arriaga, Indra
Project Award (New Genre) to complete 'Opaque Etymologies,' a work that includes poetry, intaglio prints, and performance
$7,5002019
Athabascan Fiddlers Association(site)
KRFF Radio back-up transmitter in Fairbanks
$14,3602019
Basile, Katie
Project Award (Visual Arts) to explore the changing climate in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta through photography and interviews with elders
$7,5002019
Becker, Karl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to produce paintings of the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Kennicott mine landscapes
$7,5002019
Bethel Council on the Arts(site)
Sound equipment and storage cabinets
$22,0002019
Bielawski, Kathleen
Project Award (Music Composition) to produce 'The Arctic Question,' a collection of 12 original songs
$7,5002019
Blanchett, Stephen
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to focus on creation of Alaska Native music and dance, storytelling and teaching
$18,0002019
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
$138,2502019
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
Informational signage for historical sites in Homer
$19,5002019
Calista Education and Culture, Inc.(site)
Produce a bilingual manuscript "Kusquqvagmiut Naqait - Fish and Food of the People of the Kuskokwim"
$19,7502019
Capital Community Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Radio station broadcasting equipment in Juneau
$22,5002019
Chichagof Conservation Council(site)
Construct a geothermal greenhouse in Tenakee Springs
$22,0002019
City and Borough of Juneau(site)
Create and install the Community Voices Audio Wayfinding Project
$25,0002019
City of Homer(site)
Books, media, and cabinets for the Homer Public Library
$12,5502019
City of Kenai(site)
Security cameras in Old Town Kenai
$16,8002019
Cook Inlet Housing Authority(site)
Renovate Church of Love in Anchorage
$250,0002019
DeSmith, Kristin
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to focus on creation of Alaska Native music and dance, storytelling and teaching
$7,5002019
East HS Music and Fine Art Inc.
Concert grand piano
$20,0002019
Fairbanks Children's Museum(site)
Mobile exhibits for the Museum Without Walls community program
$16,8402019
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre(site)
Renovate an outdoor theatre
$15,0002019
Ford, Aurora
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a creative non-fiction book about female mixed martial arts pioneers
$18,0002019
Friends of Marie Drake Planetarium(site)
Digital projector for the planetarium in Juneau
$25,0002019
Friends of the Sutton Library
Upgrade audio visual equipment and furnishings
$5,2002019
Friends of the Thorne Bay Library
Technology upgrades
$8,4922019
Goade, Michaela
Project Award (Visual Arts) to research and develop ideas for picture book projects
$7,5002019
Green, Rhonda
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase equipment to create kinetic metal sculptures
$7,5002019
Hagberg, Quinn Christopherson
Project Award (Music Composition) to purchase musical equipment and record first album
$7,5002019
Hagen, Desiree
Project Award (Crafts) to purchase a hand papermaking tool and travel to a papermaking studio
$7,5002019
Hagen, John Stanley(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to travel to Ugashik, AK and Bristol Bay seeking out and photographing natural inspirations for indigenous art
$7,5002019
Hoagland, James
Artist Fellowship (Performance Art) to further develop as a drag queen performer through vocal training, costume design, and scriptwriting
$18,0002019
Hobson-George, Anastasia
Project Award (Crafts) to travel and study Chilkat weaving, and design and weave a transitional tunic blanket
$7,5002019
Ingman, John
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to advance skills and knowledge as an Uileann Piper
$7,5002019
Interior and Arctic Alaska Aeronautical Foundation Inc.(site)
Upgrade the electrical system at the Pioneer Air Museum in Fairbanks
$13,0002019
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Theater materials and equipment
$15,0002019
Juneau Community Foundation(site)
Speakers for a community concert organ
$12,0002019
Juneau Ghost Light Theatre, Inc.(site)
Audio, visual, and backstage equipment
$4,1522019
Kachemak Bay Broadcasting(site)
Technology upgrades in Homer
$20,0002019
Kane, Joan Marie(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to revise two manuscripts into full-length books and to continue developing early-stage prose projects
$18,0002019
Kasilof Public Library(site)
Collection enhancement
$2,5002019
Koahnic Broadcast Corporation(site)
Earthquake related expenses in Anchorage
$25,0002019
Kodiak Maritime Museum(site)
Complete the Thelma C viewing platform project
$25,0002019
La Montagne, Robert A.
Artist Fellowship (Crafts) to construct a hot glass studio, and create wood and glass sculpture work
$18,0002019
Lind, Peter(site)
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to upgrade workspace and expand carving work
$18,0002019
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Sabbatical for Kay Clements
$40,0002019
Maldonado-Patrick, Carmen
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to rebuild writing studio, publish a collection of poetry and attend conference
$7,5002019
Mathias, Neva
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to prepare seal skin for making traditional Alaskan dolls, travel to acquire supplies, and teach her craft
$18,0002019
McKinstry, Erin
Project Award (Media Arts) for an audio storytelling project about Alaskan farmers, their connection to the land, and the impact of climate change
$7,5002019
Meade, Marie
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to produce a music album that features traditional Yup'ik songs accompanied by modern instruments
$7,5002019
Menzia, Rebecca
Project Award (Music Composition) to create a digital audio workspace and compose a set of songs for performance and digital release inspired by circumpolar landscapes
$7,5002019
Museums Alaska Inc.(site)
Art Acquisition Fund
$55,0002019
North Star Dance Foundation(site)
Sound system and soundproof dance studios in Fairbanks
$14,8172019
Northern Culture Exchange(site)
Technology upgrades, program production, and travel
$22,0002019
Petersburg Arts Council(site)
Update the Wright Auditorium lighting system
$25,0002019
Petersburg Borough(site)
Petersburg Public Library self-checkout kiosk and collection enhancements
$20,0002019
Prescott Martindale, Vivian Faith(site)
Artist Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a full-length poetry manuscript on the changing climate in Alaska through indigenous S'ami values
$18,0002019
Raven Radio Foundation(site)
Assessment of the translator broadcast infrastructure in Southeast Alaska
$17,8422019
Reily, Sheryl(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create "ReWilding," a series of large-scale, site-specific installations that merge human activity with expanses of wilderness, using projected images and video
$7,5002019
Richard Nelson
2019 Distinguished Artist Award
$40,0002019
Riemann, Kurt
Project Award (Music Composition) to complete a multimedia composition music with visual accompaniment, entitled "MARS", to be presented in planetariums with a live orchestra
$7,5002019
Saclamana, Jerome
Artist Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to research museum collections in the Lower 48 and study with other carvers to prepare for creating new work in wood.
$18,0002019
Schmidt, Tessa "Ellie"
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to finalize, print and bind a graphic poetry book that explores aging and transformation through a story of Yellowstone's wolves and start a second graphic poetry book about stories of Alaska women
$7,5002019
Sheakley Jr., Jeffery P.
Project Award (Fold and Traditional Arts) to upgrade studio space and equipment in order to enhance his artistry, efficiency and safety
$7,5002019
Tabbert, Sara(site)
Artist Fellowship (Wood Crafts) to develop new sculptural skills for an upcoming exhibit "Lowland" which will include new prints, painted panels and three large-scale carved wooden structures
$18,0002019
Tahbone, Marjorie
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create fancy fur parkas using hides from different arctic animals for woman, children, and men using patterns from Wales, Alaska
$7,5002019
Talkeetna Community Radio(site)
Upgrade the KTNA radio station
$25,0002019
Ted Stevens Foundation(site)
Statue installation at Ted Stevens International Airport
$25,0002019
University of Alaska Foundation(site)
Upgrade museum lighting in Fairbanks
$24,2612019
University of Alaska Foundation - Museum of the North(site)
Upgrade the Place Where you Go to Listen exhibit
$119,2502019
Warren, Heather
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to attend a writer's retreat and create a full-length audio poetry book exploring the fluidity of their transgender identity
$7,5002019
Weiss-Brooks, Gretchen
Project Award (Multidiscipline) to attend a writer's workshop and develop a collection of micro-stories with accompanying art about family and life in Southcentral Alaska in the 1980s
$7,5002019
Western Arts Alliance(site)
Alaska artist fellowship development
$25,0002019
Whitten, Bryan
Project Award (Media Arts) to produce a documentary detailing the history of the Nenana Ice Classic
$7,5002019
Williamson, Anvil Catlin
Project Award (Visual Arts) to complete an art studio and purchase a ceramic kiln, and create a new body of animal sculpture for a scheduled solo exhibition at the Bear Gallery in Fairbanks
$7,5002019
World ICE Association(site)
Upgrade technology, furniture, and equipment in Fairbanks
$21,7502019
XKKF(site)
Technology and equipment for language preservation in Hydaburg
$11,0002019