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From Diomede to Ketchikan, board commits $9 million

July 14, 2021

Two remote community grocery stores, a small farm as a youth employment opportunity and shelter upgrades in Bethel are among 23 projects moving forward with...

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Helmsley Trust grants $20 million to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in rural Alaska

June 14, 2021

The grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust to Engineering Ministries International will support sustainable and affordable water and sanitation systems...

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Opportunity for Alaska leaders to refresh, reflect and grow

June 9, 2021

Applications for a Rasmuson Foundation 2022 sabbatical award are due Sept. 15. This is a unique opportunity for Alaska-based nonprofit and tribal executives to...

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Grant opportunity for Alaska summer camps

June 4, 2021

Nonprofits, tribal entities, communities and faith-based organizations can apply for awards to expand opportunities for Alaska children in day camps, outdoor...

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And the 2021 Distinguished Artist is …

May 21, 2021

Ernestine Saankaláxt’ Hayes of Juneau has received critical acclaim for writing that explores the complexities of Indigenous identity. She was named Rasmuson...

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Pope Francis honors Rasmusons for lifetime of service

May 20, 2021

Pope Francis has recognized Ed and Cathy Rasmuson with one of the Catholic Church's highest honors.

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Foundation announces senior fellow, IT manager

April 29, 2021

Welcome to our new team members! Michele Brown joins as senior fellow working on homelessness and Rodney Hamilton as IT operations manager.

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Funding opportunity for Alaska summer camps

April 26, 2021

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...

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Rasmuson Foundation announces new staff members

April 15, 2021

Rasmuson Foundation is pleased to announce four new staff members, including a program officer with deep roots in the nonprofit community.

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Locals place priority on solving homelessness

March 10, 2021

Anchorage residents consider homelessness in the city to be a big problem, even a crisis. They also want to solve it. Those are some of the top findings of a...

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Property sale to open path for Anchorage resource hub, solution for homelessness

February 20, 2021

People experiencing homelessness in Anchorage have long been drawn to the Third Avenue area for the basics of survival — food and shelter. Now this corner of...

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Meet Rasmuson Foundation’s newest addition

February 18, 2021

A lifelong Alaskan from a rural village has joined Rasmuson Foundation as a program officer.

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A new honor for Tlingit master artist Nathan Jackson

February 3, 2021

Tlingit master artist Nathan Jackson of Ketchikan is among 60 artists across 10 creative disciplines who will receive unrestricted, $50,000 cash awards from...

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Lifelong Alaskan joins Rasmuson Foundation board

January 26, 2021

Angela Salazar, who grew up in Ketchikan and has spent much of her life giving back to the community, is the newest member of the Rasmuson Foundation board....

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Meetings announced for Alaska artists seeking awards

January 14, 2021

We are offering a series of workshops and informational meetings to help Alaskans apply for an Individual Artist Award.

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Alaskans do good for AK Can Do COVID-relief fund

December 23, 2020

A privately funded COVID-19 relief project is being relaunched to help Alaskans through the pandemic.

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$5 million commitment to grow philanthropy

December 18, 2020

Rasmuson Foundation is investing in community philanthropy to help local communities build funds to address local needs.

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Time to apply for 2021 Individual Artist Awards

December 17, 2020

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting applications for the 2021 Individual Artist Awards (IAA). Learn more about these awards, which help artists living and working...

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Foundation announces 2021 Sabbatical Awards

November 20, 2020

Leaders of three Alaska nonprofit organizations and a tribal housing entity soon will enjoy more time for family and a chance to decompress. Meet the 2021...

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Apply now for awards in December

November 19, 2020

We have reopened our small grant program for emergency needs of nonprofits, local governments and tribal organizations. Deadline is Nov. 30, so don’t delay.

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For Alaska women veterans, a place to call their own

November 9, 2020

Women veterans now have a new tool to learn about services, improve their visibility and connect to one another. It's named in honor of a ground-breaking...

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Nominate now for 2021 Distinguished Artist Award

October 2, 2020

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2021 Distinguished Artist Award. The nomination period opened Thursday, Oct. 1. The deadline for...

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Foundation announces new team member, new role for another

August 13, 2020

We’ve added a new senior fellow to lead a pandemic-response project, and one of our program officers is taking on a new role.

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Foundation makes awards to nine organizations

July 24, 2020

The Rasmuson Foundation board approved grants and investments totaling $2.8 million to help eight nonprofit organizations and one workforce housing developer.

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