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marina in Sitka Alaska

Projects selected for funding will:

  • Improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents living in southeast Alaska;
  • Focus on prevention and demonstrate ways in which identified health needs are met;
  • Maximize existing resources and programs;
  • Promote multidisciplinary, collaborative efforts;
  • Involve the widest, most effective reach-- for instance, number of children served, geographic area, community partners, proven techniques (evidence-based);
  • Seek the best outcome for dollars spent;
  • Use Crossett funding as seed money and seek matching funds;
  • Demonstrate potential for developing into self-sustaining efforts;
  • Employ clear evaluation methods to determine results and help future projects develop and improve;
  • Add to the knowledge base of information about how to improve the health of young people in Southeast Alaska.