The $1,000,000 in economic relief to households can be used for utility (electricity and water & sewer bills) or stove oil support for heating homes.
One allotment of $500 total for utility and/or stove oil support.
The NWAB has to spend all CARES Act funds by December 30, 2020.
Yes. households can go to the www.nwabcovid.org website and apply online (preferred) or download and submit the application in person, email, or via mail. This documentation of need will be used to verify that our households are receiving funds for any financial hardship due to COVID-19.
Eligibility is determined by current residency in the Northwest Arctic Borough. Residency can be validated by a current utility bill or statement.
Applications will begin being accepted on October 19, 2020 and the deadline to apply is November 9, 2020.
a. For more information on the CARES Act related questions, please click below to ask questions or provide feedback ([email protected]) (preferred) or please call the Northwest Arctic Borough at 907-442-2500.