Grants to Alaska municipal government entities for Coronavirus (COVID-19)-related community enhancement projects. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for low and moderate-income residents, especially in rural areas. The goal of the program is to provide financial resources to communities for community development including building and improvements of public facilities used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the spread of the Coronavirus.
Examples of Eligible Activities:Reconfiguration of interior space to reinforce social distancing recommendations.Interior physical barriers such as clear plexiglass in public areas.Ventilation systems (i.e., high-efficiency particulate air [HEPA] filters, air purifiers,

dehumidifiers).Temperature, humidity, and air quality sensors to reduce airborne transmission.Stand-alone sinks or handwashing areas.Replacement of fixed windows with operable windows.Accessibility improvements for persons with disabilities that reduce contact.Installation of drive-through or walk-up windows.Technology improvements, such as fiber-optic lines and ethernet cabling to support remote

access.Modification of roadways and sidewalks to allow for social distancing.Creation of outdoor areas with shade covers and seating that ensure physical distancing.Exterior physical barriers such as fencing or planters.For a list of potential projects, see https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/Portals/4/pub/COVID-19/CDBG-CV/CDBG-CV_FFY20_Application_Instructions.pdf#page=7.


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