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.

The Tier 1 program is a cornerstone of Rasmuson Foundation’s grantmaking and provides grants up to $25,000 for capital projects, technology upgrades, program expansion and creative works. Applications are accepted year-round. Examples of Tier 1 grants made January through March include:


About the Foundation

The Rasmuson Foundation was created in May 1955 by Jenny Rasmuson to honor her late husband E.A. Rasmuson. The Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for all Alaskans.

2016 Q1 Tier 1 Awards (PDF)