FY26 Budget

In preparation for the FY26 State of Alaska budget, UAF leadership is soliciting funding proposals from UAF faculty and staff.

The deadline for proposal submission was Wednesday, January 31, 2024. This process is now closed.

TIMELINE

November 6, 2023: RFP for FY26 state funding request announced to UAF Troth Yeddha’ and community campuses. Discuss your ideas with your Dean/Director before submitting a proposal.

January 31, 2024: Deadline to submit state funding request proposals via the Google Form.

February 16, 2024: Deadline for Deans and Directors to submit top 2 proposals from their respective units to PBC. 

February-March 2024: PBC convenes to review and rank proposals. 

June 2024: UA System Office provides FY26 budget guidance to universities.

September 2024: Selected operating and capital projects included in FY26 State of Alaska budget request based on Chancellor and UA System Office feedback.

FOR QUESTIONS: Email the UAF Office of Management and Budget (OMB) at uaf-omb@alaska.edu or call Briana Walters at 907-474-6239.

In preparation for the FY26 state of Alaska budget cycle, UAF leadership is soliciting funding proposals for capital projects, major facility refresh/renovation or research/IT equipment, or state funded capital research projects from UAF faculty and staff. Capital project requests are typically large scale, one-time funding items. It can include large/specialized equipment, research equipment, construction or improvements for modernization, emerging technologies, or other improvements. Before submitting a request, please discuss your ideas with your Dean or Director. We will be requesting the Deans and Directors provide feedback on multiple proposals submitted from a single unit. Capital projects or items of this nature must typically be included in the current UAF Master Plan, or be something that would be considered an addition to the UAF Master Plan, upon approval of the UAF Chancellor, UA President and UA Board of Regents. Capital research projects must be vetted through your Dean, Director, and Vice Chancellor. Items may include modifications or updates to existing capital plan items.

The deadline for proposal submission was Wednesday, January 31, 2024. This process is now closed.

More information about capital projects and the process, plus the capital request form, can be found on the Division of Design and Construction (DDC) website:

https://uaf.edu/fs/services/design-and-construction.php

TIMELINE

November 6, 2023: RFP for FY26 capital state funding request announced to UAF Troth Yeddha’ and community campuses. Discuss your ideas with your Dean/Director and Vice Chancellor, if applicable, before submitting a proposal.

January 31, 2024: Deadline to submit capital state funding proposals to Facilities Services.

February-March 2024: Facilities Services and Design & Construction reviews.

March-June 2024: Facilities Services prioritizes capital proposals for review by Core Cabinet. Capital research projects are reviewed by Core Cabinet. 

June 2024: UA President typically provides FY26 operating and capital budget priorities and guidelines.

July-September 2024: Selected operating and capital projects included in FY26 capital budget request based on Chancellor and UA System Office feedback.

FOR QUESTIONS: Email the UAF Office of Management and Budget (OMB) at uaf-omb@alaska.edu or call Briana Walters at 907-474-6239.