Senior Center Grants:

The Kenai Peninsula Borough's Senior Citizen's Grant Program is established by the  Borough's Code of Ordinances, Chapter 5.22. To be eligible for the senior citizen program grant, a senior citizens center or adult daycare center must e a nonprofit, tax exempt, as well as operating and located within the Kenai Peninsula Borough. The eligible center may be sponsored by a city or recognized by the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly or the Alaska Commussion on Aging. There are regulations and rules associated with receipt of those funds, and funding is based on annual appropriation by the assembly.

 

 

Community Assistance Program Grants:

The State of Alaska Division of Community and Regional Affairs (DCRA) issues Community Assistance Program (CAP) grant funds each year to the Kenai Peninsula Borough on behalf of the unincorporated communities that have nonprofit and tribal entities who are able to utilize funds within the communities for publc purposes. The State sets criteria and establishes rules and regulations associated with the funding. See AS. 29.60.865, AS 29.60.879, and 3 AAC 180.110. 

 

Funding, is based on the budgetary process of the State of Alaska. The application and grant process is managed by the Community and Fiscal project manager. 

 

Economic Development:

The Kenai Peninsula Borough issues economic development funds to support the growth and development of the economy of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. These two programs are currently the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District and the Small Business Development District. Each year, these entities provide services to support economic growth and stability in the Borough. 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Assistance Program Grants:

The fiscal year 2023 grant application process will require community meetings. This fiscal year, meetings will be coordinated through the Community and Fiscal Project Management office and the Assembly Clerk's office. 

 

Each community is advised to encourage community participation to select eligible non-profit entities for funding opportunities within their community.