Alaska Children’s Trust

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Grants help communities prevent child abuse

Learning how to cope with adversity is an important part of healthy child development. Too often, multiple traumatic experiences in early childhood can have profound negative effects later in life. In today's guest post Trevor Storrs writes about grants designed to support community efforts to help families deal with adversity.


AK Grantmakers Announce News Award

For Immediate Release
Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520

Anchorage –  Recover Alaska, a statewide collaboration of funding organizations, today announced a $154,000 award to Anchorage Daily News to support a year-long journalistic investigation of the staggering human and financial costs of alcohol abuse in Alaska.

Current Events

Safe children, a community value

The most important natural resource in Alaska is a safe and healthy child. Alaska has one of the highest rates of child abuse and neglect in the country, and it is within our power to change. In today's post, Alaska Children's Trust Executive Director Trevor Storrs reminds us that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and shares how all of us can pull together to improve the status of Alaska's children.

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