partners of the Alaskan Leader Fisheries Foundation are once again accepting
applications for funding of local, non-profit organizations and other worthy community
projects. KMXT's Erik Wander has more.
is a Kodiak fisheries consultant. She described the funding program.
-- (Kozak 1 48 sec "The
partners of Alaskan ...wonderful thing for these fishermen to do.")
the foundation provides between 20 and 25-thousand dollars a year in funding.
She said they try to spread the money around.
-- (Kozak 2 50 sec "Obviously,
they'd like to ...people that the non-profit is going to reach.")
the application process is relatively simple.
-- (Kozak 3 22 sec "It's
a very short application ... those are taken into consideration.")
Steffensen is an administrator at Kodiak
a past recipient of the grant and a current applicant. He talked about how the
funds have been used in the past.
-- (Steffensen 1 35 sec "We've used
those in the past ... a godsend for us, for sure.")
Hawver, director of Brother Francis Shelter, another previous recipient, talked
about what the funding means to the shelter.
-- (Hawver 1 45 sec "Well,
Leaders ... use it as we see best.")
The Foundation was created in the
year 2000 to help provide support by helping to fund local programs and events
that make Kodiak a stronger and more vibrant community. The application
deadline for the Alaskan Leader Fisheries Foundation grants is February 16. I'm