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The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development offices are closed to the public at this time. We are still open for business and encourage you to contact us via phone or email.

Grants & Funding Programs

Community Assistance Program

Community Revenue Sharing

Community Assistance Program, Statutes and Regulations

Senate Bill 210

Community Assistance Program and Revenue Sharing Reports

The FY21 CAP payments have been finalized, municipalities and communities that are due further funds will receive them beginning January 4, 2021. The full FY21 CAP payment will be dispersed to the remaining eligible municipalities and communities as they meet program requirements.

FY 2022 applications will be sent out January 15, 2021. Deadline for submission is June 1st. Below are online versions of the application:

In Fiscal Year 2016 the Alaska Legislature passed SB 210, which renamed Community Revenue Sharing (CRS) to The Community Assistance Program (CAP), effective January 1, 2017.

New Community Assistance Program regulations were adopted effective December 22, 2017. Please click the link below to review the program statutes and regulations.

CAP provides Alaska’s boroughs, cities, and unincorporated communities with funds vital to the delivery of basic public services. CAP funds can be used for any public purpose that have been determined as a priority of the funding recipient.

For more information about the Community Assistance Program contact:

Division of Community and Regional Affairs
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Fairbanks Office
455 3rd Avenue Suite 140
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701-4737
Phone: (907) 451-2721
Fax: (907) 451-2742
Email: caa@alaska.gov