Guidance for Fisheries Participants Regarding CARES Act Relief Funding

Updated: Dec 19, 2020

Update December 18, 2020


Section 12005 CARES Act Update

On December 7th, the Department of Fish and Game submitted the final draft of the Section 12005 CARES Act spend plan to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMC). Once the plan is approved the department will work with PSMC to begin the application period as soon as possible.

The final draft, all previous drafts, public comments and guidance documents can be found on the department's website at https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=hottopics.main.

CONTACT: Kari Winkel, ADFG, (907) 465-6141, dfg.com.caresact@alaska.gov Rachel Hanke, ADFG, (907) 465-6137, Rachel.Hanke@alaska.gov


Posted Nov. 4, 2020

On October 22, the Department of Fish and Game posted a helpful article about the difference between the CARES Act funding for Fisheries and Section 12005 monies that will be designated via Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission.


Check out this website to find out more information on both programs.

https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/home/news/hottopics/pdfs/cares_act_guidance_102220.pdf or check out this link for more information:


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Here are some helpful links to stay informed throughout this process:


• Please visit: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/AKDFG/subscriber/new to sign up for regular updates.

o Once you have submitted your email, look for the CARES Act topic in the Commissioner’s Office drop down menu.

o Check the box, or boxes, of which you wish to subscribe. Other CARES Act Resources


For further information regarding the AK CARES grant program, please visit the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development’s webpage www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/EconomicRecoveryResourcesforBusiness.aspx


To learn about other available funding programs unrelated to the CARES Act, please visit the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development’s webpage www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/ded/FIN/LoanPrograms.aspx

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