Stim­u­lus update: Appli­ca­tion peri­od for direct pay­ments from Alas­ka fund clos­es in five days

Stimulus update: Application period for direct payments from Alaska fund closes in five days

The win­dow for eli­gi­ble res­i­dents in Alas­ka to apply for the 2024 Per­ma­nent Fund Div­i­dend pro­gram will close in five days.
Eli­gi­ble res­i­dents in the “Last Fron­tier” can get a direct pay­ment annu­al­ly based on Alaska’s min­er­al rev­enues for that year via this pro­gram. Appli­ca­tions can be filled out online or via a paper form through March 31.
Appli­cants must intend to remain a res­i­dent of Alas­ka indef­i­nite­ly and not be a con­vict­ed felon, among oth­er require­ments, to qual­i­fy for a pay­ment from the pro­gram.
An Alas­ka res­i­dent must apply dur­ing the appli­ca­tion peri­od to get a check this year, even if he or she has received a pay­ment from the Per­ma­nent Fund Div­i­dend in the past.
Appli­ca­tions for the state pro­gram have been open sinc …