Initiative News

Time is now to address alcohol impacts

Lifelong Fairbanksan and Rasmuson Board member Jeff Cook cares a lot about the health of his community. That's why he lauds “Paths to Recovery: Solving Alaska’s alcohol problem,” a series of articles produced through the partnership of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and Recover Alaska. Read his post.

Grantee Stories

Echoes of Inhabitance

Producing a silent work in response to an Alaskan composer was a new experience for me. John Luther Adams’ musical search for a “resonance of place” has intrigued me for many years. Our paths first crossed when I documented his live performance of “Earth and the Great Weather” in Anchorage in 1995.

Grantee Updates

Still Echoes

Rasmuson Foundation has launched a new series of videos that add to the web-based collection of stories we call “Glimpses of Who We Are.” Today we share the fourth in that series - a piece that questions the origins of artistic inspiration.

Grantee Updates

PRIs leverage dollars beyond grants

The 2010 grants outlook blog garnered a lot of interest in Program-Related Investments, and we thought more explanation was in order. PRIs allow foundations like Rasmuson to put its financial assets to work in the community as low interest loans or other types of financial guarantees.

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