Past Grantmaking

Grants in 2021 for Arts, Culture, Humanities

117 Results totaling $
Affinityfilms, Inc.(site)
Justice for Anna: Episode 2 in Silent No More television series
$20,0002021
Agopian, Maite
Project Award (Performance Arts) to create wooden puppetry and shadow theater silhouettes for a performance titled 'In A Time of Change'
$7,5002021
Akagi, Sydney
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create a full size Tlingit ceremonial robe that includes both Revenstail and Chilkat techniques
$7,5002021
Alaska Arts Southeast(site)
Sweetland Hall dormitory renovation in Sitka
$20,0002021
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum(site)
Flooring renovation in Anchorage
$23,2312021
Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts dba Triumvirate Theatre(site)
Pre-development of the Triumvirate Theatre rebuild project
$25,0002021
Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts dba Triumvirate Theatre(site)
Triumvirate Theatre construction in Kenai
$1,000,0002021
Alaska Dance Theatre(site)
Theatre repair and technology upgrades in Anchorage
$25,0002021
Alaska Humanities Forum(site)
Statewide database of cultural organizations
$25,0002021
Alaska Native Sisterhood Association(site)
Cultural resources in Wrangell
$7,0002021
Alaska State Council on the Arts(site)
Arts in Education, Youth Cultural Heritage, Touring Arts
$530,2502021
Alpine Historical Society(site)
Septic system for the O'Neill House in Sutton
$13,0002021
Alutiiq Heritage Foundation(site)
Alutiiq Museum expansion and renovation
$1,800,0002021
Anchorage Community Theatre(site)
Building safety upgrades and repairs
$25,0002021
Anchorage Concert Chorus(site)
COVID-19 testing and video streaming
$15,9302021
Anchorage Museum(site)
Equipment for climate change project
$25,0002021
Anchorage Opera Company(site)
Technology upgrades
$20,0002021
Andrews, Polly
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to develop an Alaska Native traditional and contemporary album
$7,5002021
Arciniega, Kendra
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to create a local web series that tells the unique interwoven connections of LGBTQ+ BIPOC communities
$7,5002021
Armamento, Rejoy
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create a 300 square foot mural as part of the Mountain View Mural Walk
$7,5002021
Athabascan Fiddlers Association(site)
Upgrade and build out KRFF's studio that serves the Interior of Alaska
$106,6602021
Bethel Broadcasting(site)
KYUK AM radio tower
$475,0002021
Board and Staff-Directed Grants
$82,2502021
Bridges Community Resource Network Inc.
Documentary about local food on the Kenai Peninsula
$23,3002021
Brown, Patricia "Tricia"
Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to write a nonfiction book on Californian-born gold prospector Irene titled "Queen of Fairbanks"
$18,0002021
Brunner, Bridget Kathryn(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to construct a stained glass studio
$7,5002021
Bunnell Street Arts Center(site)
Equipment for Indigenous Alaska exhibition in Homer
$25,0002021
Calista Education and Culture, Inc.(site)
Manuscript editing of Angalkut/Shamans: Illness and Wellness in Yup'ik Oral Tradition manuscript in Yukon-Kuskokwin region
$20,0002021
Carpenter, Laura
Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to research and write a LGBTQ+ young adult fantasy novel
$18,0002021
City of Angoon(site)
Artist workshop construction
$20,0002021
City of Kodiak(site)
Bloomberg Asphalt Art Initiative
$12,5002021
Cooper Landing Community Library(site)
Technology upgrades
$9,4802021
Craney, Katie
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create two-dimensional visual representations within a body of work that focuses on ableism, bodies, and boundaries
$7,5002021
Crowley, Kevin Edward(site)
Project Award (Multidisciplinary) to create books entirely of Alaskan-based materials that focuses on accessibility and reducing outsourcing
$7,5002021
Cyrano's Theatre Company(site)
Building security and accessibility upgrades in Anchorage
$25,0002021
Eldred Rock Lighthouse Preservation Association(site)
Lighthouse remediation and repainting in Haines
$20,0002021
Fairbanks Arts Association(site)
Sabbatical for Jessica Pena
$40,0002021
Fairbanks Drama Association and Fairbanks Children's Theatre(site)
Theatre ventilation system
$24,8192021
Fairbanks Native Association, Inc.(site)
Walter Harper bronze statue
$25,0002021
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre(site)
Touring stage design and construction
$19,8122021
Filyaw, Sharon
Project Award (Crafts) for purchasing lapidary tools, camera equipment, and a lightbox
$7,5002021
Firth, Silas
Project award (Media Arts) to produce a documentary on the SS Princess Sophia that sunk southbound of Skagway in October of 1918
$7,5002021
Friends of the Thorne Bay Library
New library construction
$120,0002021
Gamradt, Raymond W.(site)
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create charcoal pieces depicting contemporary Alaskan subsistence activities from the perspective of traditional fish camps in Kotzebue
$7,5002021
Hayes, Ernestine
2021 Distinguished Artist (Literary Arts/Scriptworks)
$40,0002021
Homer Council on the Arts(site)
Technology and website upgrades
$11,8232021
Hope, Ishmael Charles
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptwork) to write a fictional narrative in Tlinigt and English about a Native man and his family titled "This is How It Ends"
$7,5002021
Igiugig Village(site)
Community cultural center construction
$450,0002021
Jackson, Gail
Fellowship (Performance Arts) to record Southcentral Alaska soundscapes during a five-week residency program and to expand online presence
$18,0002021
Jeffries, Joshua
Project Award (Music Composition) to record a full-length album using sounds recorded form various parts of Alaska's wilderness
$7,5002021
Johnson, Merritt
Project Award (Visual Arts) to create a body of woven sculptures reflecting the connections between female-identifying bodies and the resistance of historical struggle
$7,5002021
Joyce, Scott
Group project award (Music Composition) for purchasing recording equipment to record a full-length album
$7,5002021
Juneau Jazz and Classics, Inc.(site)
Travel instruments, equipment, and technology upgrades
$25,0002021
KUAC Friends Group(site)
Television transmitter replacement in Interior Alaska
$126,2292021
Kachemak Bay Broadcasting(site)
Technology upgrades in Homer
$24,1342021
Kenaitze Indian Tribe(site)
Pavilion at Cook Inlet Harvest Camp in Kenai
$25,0002021
Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council(site)
Four Clan totem pole restoration
$25,0002021
Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council(site)
Wearable Art Show documentation
$18,0502021
Kodiak Historical Society dba Kodiak History Museum(site)
Online collection database
$10,0002021
Kootznoowoo Cultural and Educational Foundation, Inc.
Traditional Tlingit canoe carving project in Angoon
$23,0002021
Library Services dba Kenny Lake Public Library(site)
ADA ramp and stair replacement in Copper Center
$15,0002021
Lukin, Maija
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create and document a full length traditional Inupiaq fur parka in traditional methods
$7,5002021
Lynn Canal Broadcasting, Inc.(site)
Radio transmission equipment for KHNS in Haines
$20,0002021
Macomber, Kendell
Project Award (Choreography) for additional aerial arts space and safety equipment
$7,5002021
Manewal, Larisa
Project award (Visual Arts) to create a body of photography, conversations, and interviews to showcase the panhandle perspective of the Pacific herring
$7,5002021
Museums Alaska Inc.(site)
Art Acquisition and Collections Management Fund for Alaska museums
$1,340,0002021
NATIVE Program Inc.(site)
Roof and window repair at the Dog Point Fish Camp in Sitka
$6,0002021
Olson, Bjorn
Project Award (Media Arts) for equipment to be utilized in video and audio documentation while traveling through Alaska
$7,5002021
Oscar, Golga
Project Award (Folk and Traditional Arts) to create and document Yup'ik clothing that explores decolonization, resilience, and colonialism
$7,5002021
Osier, Jill
Fellowship (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) to create a second full-length poetry collection featuring winter landscapes and its role in self-identity
$18,0002021
Out North(site)
Documentary production of Sabor Ártico: Latinos en Alaska statewide.
$5,0002021
Pardue, June
Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to harvest, improve sewing skills, and study ethnographic fish skin pieces and traditional stitching
$18,0002021
Perelli, Tony
Project Award (Crafts) for purchasing equipment to expand production of sustainably sourced eating utensils and other woodcraft objects
$7,5002021
Pickle Hill Public Broadcasting(site)
Radio transmitter in Kenai
$17,4952021
Russian Orthodox Sacred Sites in Alaska(site)
Historic cemetery survey in Karluk
$19,2752021
Sara, Ralph
Project award (Multidisciplinary) to create an audiobook and soundtrack based on his life experience with recovery from alcoholism titled "The Anonymous Eskimo"
$7,5002021
Sealaska Heritage Institute(site)
Arts Campus construction in Juneau
$750,0002021
Seine, Kristen (Christina)
Project Award (Literary Arts/Scriptworks) for purchasing a cargo van and renovating it into a writing studio to complete novel 'The Volume of Water'
$7,5002021
Shaginoff, Melissa
Project Award (Multidisciplinary) to create a series of workshops and a performance piece on moose and caribou hide work from an Indigenous experience
$7,5002021
Shields (Horton), Sienna
Fellowship (Crafts) to create an immersive bead environment to elicit poetic metaphor of "server room spaghetti" and vital communications
$18,0002021
Stomberg, Karen
Project Award (Visual Arts) for creating drawings and monoprints for September 2022 group exhibition and book titled 'In a Time of Change: Boreal Forest Stories'
$7,5002021
Stone, Steven
Fellowship (Crafts) for expanding his shop to pass on traditional knowledge and create bigger community projects
$18,0002021
Twitchell, Lance(site)
Fellowship (Literary Arts) to write a collaborative bilingual Tlingit screenplay about two elders who escaped an Oregon boarding school
$18,0002021
Wharton, Merna
Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) for researching, replicating, and documenting traditional Yup'ik fur parkas
$18,0002021
White, Kenneth
Fellowship (Folk and Traditional Arts) to invest in studio equipment to share traditional experiences of storytelling, dancing, carving, and drawing through 3D scanning technology
$18,0002021