The Principles That Guide Our Work
Successful organizations keep a laser-sharp focus on their mission and the future.
Read how the Anchorage Museum is turning the traditional museum model upside down to explore and showcase the narrative of the Far North and its people. →
One individual can transform an organization and even an entire community.
Read how Carol Gore is changing the housing landscape in Anchorage. →
Elmer Rasmuson said it best: “Helping others is an Alaskan tradition.” Groups can accomplish what seems impossible when they pull together.
Read how oral health care in rural Alaska is being transformed in a single generation, despite early opposition. →
Projects thrive when they turn support from one into support from many.
Read how the Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program at the University of Alaska proved up its innovative approach and cultivated a network of investors. →
A nonprofit’s internal structure needs targeted maintenance and sometimes a reset to stay strong.
Read how one mental health clinician regained her center, and strengthened her agency, after a four-month sabbatical. →
Our 2017 awards supported local projects, organizations and artists in about 70 Alaska communities. Explore here →
Board of Directors
The 14-member Board includes eight Rasmuson family members and six representatives from the public. The Board sets policy, approves grant awards and provides direction on major initiatives. Here are current members: