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Monthly President’s Report

We've been on the go all summer and we guess you have, too. Make sure to find time to enjoy the season wherever you are. And please check out some of what we have been up to in recent weeks.

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Foundation announces 2022 Individual Artist Awardees

One artist will work on her technique sewing sea otter fur. Another will make an interactive virtual reality film to include experiences of temperature and smell. They are among 37 Individual Artist Award recipients named by Rasmuson Foundation in 2022.

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25th Grantmakers Tour: We shared Alaska

Our 25th Grantmakers Tour of Alaska introduced philanthropic leaders from across the country to Alaska tribal, nonprofit and government leaders. A taste of bowhead whale, a dip into the Arctic Ocean— this was no ordinary tour.

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Monthly President’s Report

From a new trail in the Chugach Mountains to a new community center in Gustavus, good work by Alaska nonprofits and tribal organizations offers much to celebrate in Alaska this summer. Early on, we gathered in memory of Chairman Ed. Read the latest from Rasmuson Foundation President and CEO Diane Kaplan.

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Reaching out for Alaska Native mentors

When Big Brothers Big Sisters saw they weren’t recruiting enough Alaska Native mentors, they did something. Actually, a lot of things. Learn from guest author President and CEO Jill Richardson how the nonprofit is working with partners on outreach and mentoring.

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Board approves Alaska projects totaling $9 million

New housing for those most in need is being developed across Alaska. Learn about Rasmuson Foundation board support for housing in Bethel, Fairbanks, Nome and Wasilla as well as other grants approved at the June board meeting.

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Monthly President’s Report

President and CEO Diane Kaplan is pleased to share recent highlights including how our partner Dean Weidner has joined in an effort to help those fleeing the war in Ukraine.

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