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Calls for Proposals

The Alaska Sustainable Salmon Fund (AKSSF) is announcing its statewide Expert Panel meeting and 2016 call for proposals.

Statewide Expert Panel Meeting:

AKSSF is convening its statewide Expert Panel to assist in development of its 2016 call for proposals (CFP). The Expert Panel will review the AKSSF objectives and recommendations from the 2015 regional science panel meetings. The panel meeting is open to the public; if you plan to attend, please contact Debbie Maas prior to the meeting to ensure there are sufficient seating and materials available ( / 907-465-6134). Written comments may also be submitted before the meeting (emailed or sent to Debbie Maas at Box 115526, Juneau, Alaska, 99811).

AKSSF Expert Panel Meeting
March 24, 2016: 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
William Jack Hernandez Hatchery
941 N. Reese Blvd, Anchorage

Call for Proposals (CFP) Announcement:

AKSSF is announcing its 2016 statewide CFP which will open April 13. The amount of funding available is not yet known, but is expected to be about $4 million. The following partial list of conditions applies to this CFP:

  • Proposals must be submitted through our website ( which will contain all required forms, templates, and reference documents on April 13.
  • All proposals must be received by 12 p.m. (noon) Alaska Daylight Time on June 15, 2016.
  • Proposals submitted any time before 12 p.m. (noon) Alaska Daylight time on June 1, 2016, will be provided with a courtesy administrative pre-review.
  • Notification letters (i.e., funding decision letters) will be sent to applicants by December 16, 2016.
  • Proponents must contribute a 35% non-federal match.
  • Projects must be completed by November 30, 2019.
  • Projects must directly relate to one or more objectives included in the CFP for the region in which the project takes place (objectives will be available when the call opens).

Please refer to the CFP summary document and frequently asked questions section at for further guidance after the call opens on April 13. AKSSF is offering a webinar on May 11 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.) to help applicants understand the proposal development and project selection processes (please contact Debbie Maas at / 907-465-6134 if you wish to attend). This workshop is a great opportunity to get your questions answered while learning how to avoid common proposal pitfalls.