The support of the Trust allowed athletes to train in top notch facilities with qualified coaches. In addition to the social and emotional confidence that was gained by each athlete, the athletes and provided positive publicity for the Special Olympics Alaska program, the local communities involved and the state.
Jim Balamaci, President of Special Olympics Alaska
Grant Making in FY16
Total dollar amount of grants awarded in 2016: $17,838,552
998 mini grants awarded, totaling $1,262,336
149 grant projects awarded, totaling $7,988,316
Mental Health Trust Authority Authorized Receipt (state agencies/department grants)