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Juneau nonprofits awarded $860K virus homeless relief grant

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A group of four nonprofit organizations in Alaska’s capital have been awarded a grant of more than $860,000 to counter homelessness amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Juneau Empire reports that the grant from the Alaska Housing Financial Corporation will be shared by the groups in Juneau following their application to the corporation. The award is part of a federal coronavirus recovery fund emergency solutions grant to help prevent those affected by the pandemic from experiencing homelessness. The Glory Hall, Gastineau Human Services Corporation, Family Promise of Juneau and the Alaska Housing Development will split the $868,230 award.

 


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