Tier 1

Grants of up to $25,000 for capital projects, technology updates, capacity building, program expansion, and creative works.

Grants

Faith-based grants

UPDATE: Rasmuson Foundation is directing resources to COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts in partnership with the Alaska Community Foundation and United Way of Anchorage. As a result, new Tier 1 and Tier 2 grants will be administered using an invitation-only process for the time being; new unsolicited applications will not be accepted.

News

$813,250 in Tier 1 Grants Announced

For Immediate Release
Contact: Angela Cox, (907) 334-0509

In the first quarter of 2017, Rasmuson Foundation made 44 Tier 1 awards for a total of $813,250. A list of awards by region is attached.

The Tier 1 program is the cornerstone of Rasmuson Foundation’s grantmaking and provides grants of up to $25,000 primarily for capital projects.

Current Events

INSIGHT Interview with President Diane Kaplan

Rasmuson Foundation has grown since it started more than 60 years ago, but the core values remain the same. President and CEO Diane Kaplan recently appeared on INSIGHT with Mark Oppenheim to talk about the Foundation’s top priorities and how investments are evaluated to maximize the best interest of Alaska’s communities.

News

$1.3M in Tier 1 Grants Announced

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

Anchorage, AK – In the first quarter of 2016, Rasmuson Foundation made 64 Tier 1 awards for a total of $1,338,739. A list of awards by region is attached. Past awards are also searchable online here.

Grants

Tier 1 Grants

UPDATE: Rasmuson Foundation is directing resources to COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts in partnership with the Alaska Community Foundation and United Way of Anchorage. As a result, new Tier 1 and Tier 2 grants will be administered using an invitation-only process for the time being; new unsolicited applications will not be accepted.

News

Seven Tier 1 Awards Announced

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

Anchorage, AK – Rasmuson Foundation announced that in the fourth quarter of 2015 it made seven Tier 1 awards for a total of $138,665. An alphabetized list of awards is attached. Past awards are also searchable online here.

Current Events

K.I.D.S. – New stuff for kids who need it

Is there anyone who doesn't get excited over new shoes, a new sweater or a new toy? Well, imagine what it's like for children in low-income families to receive new, high-quality items. Thanks to cooperation and collaboration, about 6,000 low-income children are receiving new merchandise. Read about it in this week's blog post.

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