Health and Human Services


An update from Diane Kaplan

For grantees, we recognize this challenging time may make it hard to meet grant objectives. Please reach out to us with information, ideas, concerns and suggestions.


The Virus

It feels like the whole world is turned upside down. We have never experienced anything like this in our lifetimes.


Rural Health Care Fund

A new grant fund that aims to fill gaps in rural Alaska health care is now open for applications. The deadline for this initial round of proposals is Jan. 24. 


‘Alaska Native values guide my work and life’

By Marleah Makpiaq LaBelle

Note: We love hearing from former staff and interns, and thought you might as well. Marleah LaBelle was an intern here in 2005-06.

I am a reflection of my family and ancestors. I am Sugpiaq and Iñupiaq and my ancestors called Alaska home for many generations.


New grants for therapeutic court, historic barn and more

A therapeutic court for Mat-Su families in crisis, a new roof for a Fairbanks homeless shelter and a portable health clinic for the eroding Northwest Alaska village of Kivalina were among 16 projects recently approved by the Rasmuson Foundation Board of Directors.

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