Rasmuson Foundation awards grants both to organizations serving Alaskans through a base of operations in Alaska, and to individuals for projects, fellowships and sabbaticals. To be considered for a grant award, grant seekers must meet specific criteria and complete and submit the required application according to the specific guidelines of each program.
Grants of up to $25,000 for capital projects, technology updates, capacity building, program expansion, and creative works.
Grants over $25,000 for projects of demonstrable strategic importance or innovative nature.
Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program
Supports four Alaska artists and four non-Alaska artists in eight-week residency programs.
Grants to artists to support the time, reflection, immersion or experimentation beneficial to the development of their artistry.
Grants up to $40,000 to cover salary and expenses during a leadership sabbatical, which supports the personal growth or renewal of the nonprofit CEO or tribal executive.
A collection of financial instruments to support a charitable project or activity.
Guidance and technical resources for planning new, sustainable capital projects.
Grants of up to $3,500 to local arts and community organizations to support the presentation of performers/artists and arts/cultural exhibits in communities without regular access to these types of programs.
Grants for Alaska museums to purchase for their collections work by practicing Alaskan artists.
Grants to make arts experiences available in schools and neighborhoods.
The Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program will support eight-week residencies for Alaska artists at Lower 48 organizations, and welcome to Alaska organizations accomplished artists from Outside.