Thanks to the federal Historic Preservation Fund, and the Alaska Historical Commission for the Certified Local Government grant for the addition foundation and utilities.
This grant is passed through the City and Borough of Sitka and its Historic Preservation Commission.
The Sitka Maritime Heritage Society values this partnership with Sitka's Planning Department.
Sitka Maritime Heritage Society is grateful for all of our members and supporters
SMHS volunteer apply paint to the Boathouse.
SMHS also has benefited from tens of thousands of volunteer hours. Below we've listed some of our major financial contributors.
- Save America's Treasures -- $325,000 federal grant used for roof replacement
- National Scenic Byways -- $91,000 grant (used for architecture and engineering plans for historic restoration)
- Anonymous (2014) $44,000
- Anonymous (2017) $25,000
- Alaska Historic Preservation Fund -- $25,000 (for addition foundation)
- Rasmuson Foundation -- $25,000 grant to complete design
- Tourism Cares -- $10,000 grant (one of seven recipients out of 200 applicants)
- Sitka's Beta Sigma Phi -- $7,400 ( art auction)
- Maritime Art Auction 2008 -- $6,255
- Dee Longenbaugh -- $2,000
- Skaggs Foundation -- $2,000
- The Lovejoy Family -- $1,000
- Mary Sue Rose -- $1,000
- The Modrell family -- $1,000
- The Torgeson family -- $1,000
- Thad and Sandy Poulson -- $5,000
- Rebecca Poulson -- $1,000
- Matthew Hunter -- $1,000
- Bill DeArmond in memory of Robert DeArmond -- $1,000
- Jack Calvin family -- $1,000
- Sitka Sound Ocean Adventure Race -- over $1,000 in race proceeds
- The National Trust for Historic Preservation -- matching for initial grants
- Federal Historic Preservation Fund - several crucial matching grants for inventory, structural survey, haz mat survey, door repair, and window repair
- Alaska Association for Historic Preservation -- several grants to match federal grants
- Numerous local volunteers and businesses who have donated time, equipment and supplies.