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President’s Report: October 2014

It's part of the job for Rasmuson Foundation staff to see first-hand the results of investments made by the Foundation. In this week's post, CEO Diane Kaplan recaps staff activities in the field during September, and shares news from grantees.

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Tier 1 Grants Announced

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

Anchorage –  In the second and third quarters of 2012, Rasmuson Foundation made 84 Tier 1 grant awards, totaling $1,670,356 to Alaska nonprofits. A complete list of awards can be found at the end of this release.

Grantee Updates

The value of connections

Most foundations are set up to provide financial support to the nonprofit sector. But dollars are only one asset many foundations possess. Sometimes there is overlooked value in other assets, like information, expertise, or connections that can help a nonprofit achieve its mission. This story, from Food Bank of Alaska, highlights how nonprofits and philanthropy partner beyond the grant to make good things happen in Alaska.

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First quarter awards announced

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

Anchorage –  In the first quarter of 2012, Rasmuson Foundation made 29 awards totaling $915,215 to Alaska nonprofits, including three sabbatical awards previously announced. A complete list of awards can be found at the end of this release.

Grantee Updates

Demand for food, housing assistance grows in Alaska

The need for food and shelter services are continuing to rise across the state. Alaska’s nonprofits provide much of these needed services and are able to do so thanks to generous Alaskans. One way to donate to the Food Bank of Alaska, Bean’s Café, Catholic Social Services, or Safe Harbor Inn is through Pick. Click. Give. Read about the great services these organizations are providing daily to Alaskan's from around the state in this post.

Grantee Updates

Anti-hunger network in Alaska

Although more than 400 organizations across Alaska operate anti-hunger programs, Alaska Food Bank Director Susannah Morgan says in today's post that the network is neither wide enough or strong enough. This is the second in a series acknowledging Hunger Action Month.

Current Events

Who is hungry in Alaska

September is Hunger Action Month, and in this post Alaska Food Bank Executive Director Susannah Morgan shares some information about how hunger affects our state.

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