Juneau finds another way to accept $2 million donation

After the Juneau city and borough assembly declined to accept a $2 million donation from Norwegian Cruise Line — saying it could look improper to accept money from an industry it regulates — the company opted to give the money to the Juneau Community Foundation, which invests and manages funding for multiple nonprofits in town.

The cruise line in May announced it would donate $10 million to six Alaska port cities most damaged economically by the loss of cruise ship travelers last year and again this summer due to the pandemic: Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Skagway, Hoonah and Seward.

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