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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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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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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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