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First Quarter Awards Announced

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

Anchorage –  Rasmuson Foundation announced that in the first quarter of 2013 it made 36 Tier 1 awards for a total of $654,761, and renewed support of the Art Acquisition Fund for $285,000. These grants join six Sabbatical Awards announced in January.

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Volunteers: renewable resources

This week we focus on the essential roles volunteers play in sustaining organizations. Today, we hear from Carole Henry, Community Outreach Coordinator for Palmer-based Valley Community for Recycling Solutions.

Grantee Updates

Precious Resources: Mollie Boyer Q&A

"I believe that if we see everything here on this earth as a precious resource – animals, minerals, soil, water, and humans (our family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, folks we see on the streets, in the stores, all humans) - and not as something or someone to be discarded or disregarded, that then positive change/caring happens," said 2011 Sabbatical recipient Molley Boyer. Read more of her interview in this week's post.

Current Events

Thank you Mat-Su!

Note: we took a break last week from our regularly Monday blog post schedule as our Board convened for a couple of days. This week’s post looks back at day one of our Board meeting: a Mat-Su site visit.

The Mat-Su Valley rolled out the figurative red carpet last week as the Rasmuson Foundation Board of Directors and staff members traveled to the community to visit with partners and nonprofit organizations in the bustling communities of Wasilla and Palmer.

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