Announcement

Storytelling project: What it means to be Black in Alaska

The Foundation is excited to announce the rollout of Black in Alaska, a multimedia project that shares stories through interviews, photos and short videos. "If you are Black in Alaska, you can often feel misrepresented or unseen," says Foundation Vice President Angela Cox. "Our goal with this project is to help change that.”

News

Edward B. Rasmuson, son of Alaska, died at age 81

“One of Alaska’s tallest trees has fallen,” said Rasmuson Foundation's Diane Kaplan. Ed Rasmuson was one of Alaska's most generous and influential people. He died Tuesday at his home in Anchorage from a vicious brain cancer.

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Time to apply for 2022 Individual Artist Awards

Applications are now open for 2022 Individual Artist Awards. These awards enrich the lives of artists who receive them — and Alaskans who benefit from the creative energy and works that result.

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Two family foundations direct $2 million to Seacoast Trust

A new fund that aims to support a prosperous, post-timber economy in Southeast Alaska has gotten a boost with twin $1 million investments from two private family foundations: Rasmuson Foundation in Alaska and Edgerton Foundation, based in Los Angeles.

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Foundation board approves $15 million in projects

The largest slate of grant awards in Rasmuson Foundation’s 66-year history will support Alaska projects from Kotzebue to Ketchikan, promoting economic development, recreational opportunities, educational programs for children and more.

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Who will be the next Distinguished Artist?

Do you know an outstanding Alaska creative individual? Help us find the next Distinguished Artist! Rasmuson Foundation offers one $40,000 award annually to a mature Alaska artist recognized as among the best in their field.

Announcement

2021 Individual Artist Awardees revealed

Thirty-five artist awardees from 21 Alaska communities were selected from a pool of nearly 300 applicants by a national panel of artists and creative community leaders from outside of Alaska. Many of the awardees had never applied before.

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