Grant opportunity for Alaska summer camps

Nonprofits, tribal entities, communities and faith-based organizations can apply for awards to expand opportunities for Alaska children in day camps, outdoor camps, culture camps, faith-based camps, museum camps, learning pods, and summer programs across the state.

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Our case for the arts — Alaska style

Arts are woven into the fabric of our society, but it didn’t just happen. Think of the painstaking effort it took Alaska’s First Artists to make that basket, blanket, doll and carving. We must be as deliberate.


And the 2021 Distinguished Artist is …

Ernestine Saankaláxt’ Hayes of Juneau has received critical acclaim for writing that explores the complexities of Indigenous identity. She was named Rasmuson Foundation's 2021 Distinguished Artist.


Monthly President’s Report

Alaska’s nonprofit community is amazingly resilient and resourceful. We are so grateful to stay closely connected in new ways. Read the latest from our president and CEO, Diane Kaplan.


Farewell to our champion for solving homelessness

Don’t mistake a quiet and thoughtful demeanor for anything other than persistence and grit when it comes to working towards a goal. Dick Mandsager is leaving the Foundation — and leaving the community a much-improved system to solve homelessness.


Funding opportunity for Alaska summer camps

We are excited to launch our 2021 Camps Initiative. This will offer nonprofits, tribes and cities an opportunity to expand camps that have been under-resourced and create access for all Alaska youth. Applications are now open.

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