Artists Invited to Apply for Grants

Rasmuson Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 Individual Artist Awards program. Alaska artists at all stages of their careers can apply for grants in 11 disciplines.

Grantee Updates

How I spent my sabbatical

With the October 1 deadline for applications to the Foundation's Sabbatical Program just around the corner, we asked 2014 sabbatical recipient Barbara Dubovich to tell us how she spent her time away. Read her blog and be inspired to nominate someone today.


$1.3M in Tier 1 Grants Announced

For Immediate Release
Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520

Anchorage, AK – In the first quarter of 2016, Rasmuson Foundation made 64 Tier 1 awards for a total of $1,338,739. A list of awards by region is attached. Past awards are also searchable online here.


Plan4Alaska Releases Report Analyzing Revenue Strategies to Close the Fiscal Gap

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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520 or 907-223-9908 (cell)

ANCHORAGE, AK – A new report commissioned by Rasmuson Foundation as part of its Plan4Alaska campaign finds that while strategies currently proposed to close Alaska’s $4 billion budget gap would significantly improve the state’s fiscal standing, a diversified revenue strategy is needed this year to close the gap and equitably distribute financial impact.


Op-Ed: Despite perceptions, Alaska made real budget cuts last year

March 28, 2016

Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520

By now, nearly everyone is concerned about the state’s budget deficit. Research by Rasmuson Foundation shows that most Alaskans support some level of budget cuts to make state government more sustainable, but where?

When asked, 41 percent of Alaskans say they don’t know where to cut.

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