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2017 Sabbatical Deadline set for October 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Angela Cox, 907-334-0509

Anchorage, AK – Alaska-based nonprofit and tribal executives interested in Rasmuson Foundation’s Sabbatical Program have until October 1 to apply. Now entering its 13th year, the program offers awards up to $40,000 to cover salary and expenses incurred during a two- to six-month sabbatical.

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$813,250 in Tier 1 Grants Announced

For Immediate Release
Contact: Angela Cox, (907) 334-0509

In the first quarter of 2017, Rasmuson Foundation made 44 Tier 1 awards for a total of $813,250. A list of awards by region is attached.

The Tier 1 program is the cornerstone of Rasmuson Foundation’s grantmaking and provides grants of up to $25,000 primarily for capital projects.

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Municipality, Rasmuson Foundation Partner to Impact Housing Development

For Immediate Release

Contact: Aleesha Towns-Bain (907) 297-2700; Myer Hutchinson at (907) 343-7133

ANCHORAGE – Today, the Municipality of Anchorage and Rasmuson Foundation announced a new partnership focused on spurring more housing development in Anchorage. The Municipality will establish a Chief Housing Officer position, funded for an initial two years by Rasmuson Foundation.

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INSIGHT Interview with President Diane Kaplan

Rasmuson Foundation has grown since it started more than 60 years ago, but the core values remain the same. President and CEO Diane Kaplan recently appeared on INSIGHT with Mark Oppenheim to talk about the Foundation’s top priorities and how investments are evaluated to maximize the best interest of Alaska’s communities.

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