CARES ACT Funding / COVID-19 Support Programs

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly has developed these programs below to assist residents and businesses of the Borough facing economic hardship. 

For CARES ACT programs developed by the City of Ketchikan, click here.
For CARES ACT programs developed by the City of Saxman, click here.
For Community Connections Support Programs, including Rental & Mortgage Assistance, click here

Applications are available now for the following programs:   (Click arrow on desired program)

  1. Non-Profit Relief and Recovery Grant Program
  2. Business Impact Grant Program   ($100,000 annual revenue)
  3. Micro Business Grant Program(under $100,000 annual revenue)
  4. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Reimbursement Program

The application period closed on July 15, 2020.  A total of 21 applications were received for a total of $300,800 requested.


Qualifying Ketchikan Gateway Borough non-profit organizations may apply for grants up to $20,000. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough will distribute $200,000 worth of grants through the CARES Act program. If need exceeds the total amount available, individual grants may be reduced and/or rejected. The grant application period opens June 19 and ends July 15, 2020. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Grant Committee will meet July 24th to consider grant proposals. Grant awards will be considered based on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on an organization, services provided as a result of the pandemic, and the proposed use of funds. The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly is tentatively scheduled to consider grant awards on August 3, 2020.

Non-Profit Grant Application



Applications received: