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Monthly President’s Report

From a new trail in the Chugach Mountains to a new community center in Gustavus, good work by Alaska nonprofits and tribal organizations offers much to celebrate in Alaska this summer. Early on, we gathered in memory of Chairman Ed. Read the latest from Rasmuson Foundation President and CEO Diane Kaplan.

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Reaching out for Alaska Native mentors

When Big Brothers Big Sisters saw they weren’t recruiting enough Alaska Native mentors, they did something. Actually, a lot of things. Learn from guest author President and CEO Jill Richardson how the nonprofit is working with partners on outreach and mentoring.

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Board approves Alaska projects totaling $9 million

New housing for those most in need is being developed across Alaska. Learn about Rasmuson Foundation board support for housing in Bethel, Fairbanks, Nome and Wasilla as well as other grants approved at the June board meeting.

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Monthly President’s Report

President and CEO Diane Kaplan is pleased to share recent highlights including how our partner Dean Weidner has joined in an effort to help those fleeing the war in Ukraine.

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And the 2022 Distinguished Artist is …

Rasmuson Foundation has named documentary photographer James H. Barker of Fairbanks the 2022 Distinguished Artist. The award, which includes $40,000, honors a lifetime of creative excellence and outstanding contribution to the state’s arts and culture.

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