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About Us: Introduction

The Grants and Contracts Support Team manages all aspects of procurement for the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS). The staff consists of trained and certified professionals with responsibilities in the following areas: Operating Grants, Professional Services Contracts, Procurement, Leasing, Mail Room and Property Management.

The Department of Health and Social Services provides a broad array of health and human services to the people of Alaska through operating grants to non-profit service agencies, municipalities and native entities. Nearly 100 grant programs encompass a broad spectrum of services provided by over 250 agencies. Following is a link to the current fiscal year operating grant awards.

DHSS manages grants in accordance with: 7 AAC 78, Grant Regulations and 7 AAC 81 Grant Services for Individuals. You can view these revised sections of the Alaska Administrative Code and all State of Alaska regulations at the Department of Law, Document Library & Legal Resources or online at the Alaska Administrative Code.

Contact Information

Darla Madden, Grants and Procurement Chief
Department of Health & Social Services
FMS – Grants & Contracts Support Team
State Office Building, Suite 760
Phone: (907)465-1624