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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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Alaska partnership to distribute $35 million of CARES Act funding

July 15, 2020

The funding will enable nonprofits to continue providing essential services during the pandemic.

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Help for Alaskans

July 8, 2020

Here is a list of resources we compiled to help Alaska residents and organizations during the time of coronavirus.

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Foundation announces 2020 Individual Artist Awards

July 1, 2020

Some of Alaska's most exceptional artists are being recognized with Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Awards.

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Meet the 2020 Individual Artist Award recipients

July 1, 2020

Every year Rasmuson Foundation recognizes some of Alaska's best artists with Individual Artist Awards. Learn who is receiving an award this year — and how...

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Alaska artists emergency grants

June 25, 2020

Artists are among the hardest hit workers in America with the closure of theaters, galleries, museums and venues.

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Foundation to match Muni arts and culture investments

June 18, 2020

Rasmuson Foundation is committing $250,000 as an incentive for municipalities to invest stimulus funds into arts and culture organizations.

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With partners, we devote resources to pandemic response

June 12, 2020

Our emergency funds target the most serious and immediate needs, especially those not being addressed by other funding sources.

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New grant awards include COVID-19 response projects

May 12, 2020

New health care grants provide help from Utqiaġvik to Juneau. Funding comes from the Premera Rural Health Care Fund, which is being administered by Rasmuson...

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Tlingit master carver Price is 2020 Distinguished Artist

April 27, 2020

Wayne Price is renowned for the artistry and precision of his formline work. He has restored and duplicated historic totem poles and structures as well as...

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Alaskans join to create $1 million fund in support of COVID-19 recovery

April 23, 2020

Individual Alaskans, corporations and other organizations have stepped up to support recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, committing more than $1.4 million so...

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Application period open for rural Alaska healthcare grants

April 9, 2020

Grant applications are being accepted for projects designed to improve rural Alaska health care systems, including emergency preparedness and pandemic response....

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AK Can Do: A new way to help your neighbors

April 9, 2020

We are working with close partners to take care of our fellow Alaskans. We’ve joined with other funders, the United Way of Anchorage and The Alaska Community...

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Help for Alaska in the time of coronavirus

April 3, 2020

Rasmuson Foundation is committing $2 million to help Alaska respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We also have compiled a list of resources to help Alaskans and...

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An update from Diane Kaplan

March 30, 2020

For grantees, we recognize this challenging time may make it hard to meet grant objectives. Please reach out to us with information, ideas, concerns and...

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She led the way for Army women. Now she’s in the Hall of Fame.

March 13, 2020

For a woman who stood 5 foot 2, Mary Louise Rasmuson might not have looked like a barrier-busting force to be reckoned with. But that’s exactly who she was.

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The Virus

March 13, 2020

It feels like the whole world is turned upside down. We have never experienced anything like this in our lifetimes.

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Grants for rural Alaska healthcare projects

March 11, 2020

An Alaska healthcare partnership has awarded the first grants from a new fund that aims to fill gaps in rural Alaska health care.

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New videos explain artist awards — and secrets of success.

February 2, 2020

Every year, the Foundation honors 36 Alaska artists for outstanding creative work with an Individual Artist Award. The awards bring recognition, opportunities...

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Workshops for artists in January and February

January 7, 2020

Alaska artists interested in the Foundation's Individual Artist Awards are invited to attend a hands-on workshop to help with their application.

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Applications now open for Individual Artist Awards

December 18, 2019

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New opportunity: Grants for rural health care in Alaska

December 6, 2019

This new rural Alaska health fund aims to address access and other disparities. Researchers have found that people in rural areas are more likely to experience...

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Foundation board approves 24 grants and initiatives

November 26, 2019

From Naknek to Petersburg, the board approved more than $6 million in grants to Alaska nonprofits, tribal organizations and local governments and $4.6 million...

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