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Rasmuson Foundation welcomes five new staff

October 11, 2022

Rasmuson Foundation’s newest positions, director of external affairs and director of people and culture, are held by Alaskans who bring vast experience in the...

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Bringing broadband to all Alaskans

September 15, 2022

If we get this right, thousands of Alaskans will be able to join the digital world.

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Foundation announces 2022 Individual Artist Awardees

August 30, 2022

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...

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Rasmuson Foundation announces CEO search process

July 13, 2022

Kittleman & Associates will lead the search for Rasmuson Foundation's new president and CEO. The national firm focuses exclusively on nonprofit CEO searches.

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Board approves Alaska projects totaling $9 million

June 30, 2022

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...

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Setback will stall — not end — efforts to help people go from homeless to housed

June 21, 2022

A public-private partnership to move people from homeless to housed in Anchorage was showing such promise. Now it has experienced a serious setback.

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And the 2022 Distinguished Artist is …

May 21, 2022

Rasmuson Foundation has named documentary photographer James H. Barker of Fairbanks the 2022 Distinguished Artist. The award, which includes $40,000, honors a...

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Foundation dedicates $3 million to support statewide broadband efforts

May 18, 2022

Rasmuson Foundation is interested in assisting efforts that will bring broadband to communities that lack access — or meaningful access — due to prohibitive...

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Humanitarian flights will bring 600 Ukrainians to Alaska

May 11, 2022

Rasmuson Foundation’s board has approved emergency assistance to help 600 Ukrainians fleeing the war resettle in Alaska. The first chartered flight is this...

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Opportunity for Alaska nonprofit and tribal leaders

May 9, 2022

Leaders of Alaska nonprofit organizations and tribes are invited to apply for a 2023 Sabbatical Award. The program provides leaders time away to rest, reflect...

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Anchorage Museum spotlights Black in Alaska

May 6, 2022

Rasmuson Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition on Friday, May 6, at the Anchorage Museum showcasing work created for Black in Alaska, a...

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Private dollars help move people experiencing homelessness into stable housing

April 25, 2022

A clear path forward to increase housing and services for those experiencing homelessness in Anchorage has convinced private funders to contribute millions,...

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Diane Kaplan to leave Rasmuson Foundation in 2023

March 15, 2022

The CEO and driving force behind Alaska’s largest private grantmaker says she’s ending her 26-year tenure with Rasmuson Foundation in early 2023.

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Alaska doctor joins Foundation board

March 10, 2022

A doctor with rural Alaska roots has joined the Rasmuson Foundation board of directors.

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Alaska camps: Apply now for grants

March 3, 2022

Alaska organizations once again can seek support to create quality experiences and expand access to youth camps across the state.

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Storytelling project: What it means to be Black in Alaska

January 25, 2022

The Foundation is excited to announce the rollout of Black in Alaska, a multimedia project that shares stories through interviews, photos and short videos. "If...

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Workshops for Alaska artists seeking awards

January 21, 2022

Rasmuson Foundation and partners are hosting workshops to help artists apply for a 2022 Individual Artist Award.  The workshops will help artists put their...

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Edward B. Rasmuson, son of Alaska, died at age 81

January 5, 2022

“One of Alaska’s tallest trees has fallen,” said Rasmuson Foundation's Diane Kaplan. Ed Rasmuson was one of Alaska's most generous and influential people....

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Time to apply for 2022 Individual Artist Awards

December 16, 2021

Applications are now open for 2022 Individual Artist Awards. These awards enrich the lives of artists who receive them — and Alaskans who benefit from the...

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Two family foundations direct $2 million to Seacoast Trust

December 13, 2021

A new fund that aims to support a prosperous, post-timber economy in Southeast Alaska has gotten a boost with twin $1 million investments from two private...

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Foundation names 2022 sabbatical awardees

December 10, 2021

Leaders of five Alaska nonprofit organizations and a federally recognized tribe have been named as recipients of a 2022 Rasmuson Foundation Sabbatical Award.

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Foundation board approves $15 million in projects

December 6, 2021

The largest slate of grant awards in Rasmuson Foundation’s 66-year history will support Alaska projects from Kotzebue to Ketchikan, promoting economic...

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Who will be the next Distinguished Artist?

November 9, 2021

Do you know an outstanding Alaska creative individual? Help us find the next Distinguished Artist! Rasmuson Foundation offers one $40,000 award annually to a...

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Latest Rent Relief deadline is Oct. 1

September 24, 2021

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