Join us Friday for discussion on Black in Alaska projectConversations with Alaska Black leaders have noted a need for more positive and multi-dimensional portrayals. One result: the Black in Alaska storytelling project. Join us Friday evening for a panel discussion on the project.
Gatherings and workshops scheduled for Alaska artists, makers and culture bearers seeking grantsCalling Alaska artists, makers and culture bearers! The Foundation is offering gathering and workshops to help with applications for an Individual Artist Award.
Alaska artists: Apply now for a 2023 awardRasmuson Foundation is marking the 20th year of Individual Artist Awards with the first increase in grant sizes since 2012. Alaska artists can apply through March 1.
Foundation’s new CEO coming home to AlaskaMeet our new CEO! She's got a background in public service, extensive experience in health care — and deep roots in Alaska.
With new awards, Foundation giving will top $500 millionLearn about the Foundation's most recent commitments to Alaska organizations and projects.
Meet the six Alaskans receiving 2023 Sabbatical AwardsSix Alaska nonprofit leaders will get a chance to refresh, reset and renew in 2023 through a Sabbatical Award. They all demonstrated a strong track record of service, a pressing need for extended time off and a team ready to step up when they step away.
Help us select 2023 Distinguished ArtistDo you know an outstanding Alaska creative individual? Help us find the 20th Distinguished Artist! Rasmuson Foundation offers one $40,000 award annually to an established Alaska artist recognized as among the best in their field.
Rasmuson Foundation welcomes five new staffRasmuson Foundation’s newest positions, director of external affairs and director of people and culture, are held by Alaskans who bring vast experience in the world of communication, philanthropy and human resources. Other new hires have extensive experience in health care, event planning and office management.
Foundation announces 2022 Individual Artist AwardeesOne 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.
- The development of Nordic skiing in Anchorage is documented in new book ‘On Track!’ March 30
- Expanded Bean’s Café offering 10K daily meals March 22
- Juneau artist Crystal Worl takes Tlingit culture to the national level — through a postage stamp - Alaska Beacon March 22
- Juneau artist Crystal Worl takes Tlingit culture to the national level — through a postage stamp March 22