In the third quarter of 2016, Rasmuson Foundation made 34 Tier 1 awards for a total of $445,859. A list of awards by region is attached to today's post.
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Contact: Aleesha Towns-Bain, (907) 334-0509
Anchorage, AK – From Nome to Ketchikan, Alaskans celebrate awards aimed at improving their quality of life. Rasmuson Foundation’s flagship Tier 1 grant program makes all of this possible. It provides grants of up to $25,000 for capital projects, technology upgrades, and new creative works. Applications are accepted year-round. A complete list of awards by region is attached. Below is a sampling of the 34 awards that were granted between July and September of 2016.
- Hospice of the Central Peninsula ($7,995): Purchase durable medical equipment for the loan closet in Soldotna.
- Iditarod Trail Committee ($13,000): Roof replacement on Iditarod Headquarters facility in Wasilla.
- Life Alaska Donor Services ($20,000): Purchase donor transport vehicle in Anchorage.
- Nome Covenant Church ($15,000): Remodel shop building into a housing unit for interns working at Checkpoint Youth Center.
- Radio Free Palmer ($12,500): Lazy Mountain translator site relocation.
- Play N Learn Center ($20,000): Roof repairs to Thrivalaska building in Fairbanks.
- Victory Ministries of Alaska ($15,000): Heating system upgrades at Miracle Lodge in Wasilla.
- City of Nunapitchuk ($7,390) Purchase of all-terrain vehicle.
Complete list of grants: Third Quarter 2016 Tier 1 Grants List
About the Foundation
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.