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Group Post: Staff Retreat | Rasmuson Foundation

Jul 19, 2011  · There are between 70 and 100 jobs at the facility, depending on the season, and approximately 700 residents of Unalakleet. Talk about a local economic engine! NSSP manages Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation’s (NSEDC) commercial seafood activities in the greater Norton Sound region, including salmon, herring, halibut, king crab

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Foundation welcomes new staff, promotes career growth ...

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 18, 2019  · For Immediate Release September 18, 2019 Contact: Lisa Demer, 907-334-0529 [email protected]rasmuson.org. Anchorage, AK – Rasmuson Foundation is pleased to announce three new staff members and recognize an existing staff member with a career development opportunity. New staff bring expertise in visual and performing arts, human resources, philanthropy, health education and media.

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Cook Inlet Tribal Council | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) A powerful tool to connect Alaska job seekers with jobs We invite you to learn more about a valuable web resource for job seekers and employers around Alaska. AlaskaNativeHire.com is a service recently acquired by our colleagues at Cook Inlet Tribal Council and Alaska's People. We thought all of Alaska should be aware of it. ›

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Pre-Development | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Current Events July 9, 2012 Pulling in the same direction. July 1 marked the beginning of the new fiscal year for the State of Alaska, which means the rubber just hit the road for a process that began in December 2011 with the introduction of the Governor’s operating, capital, and mental health budget proposals, continued through the legislative session this spring as lawmakers made their ...

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Charity, Inc. | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The school will train young people specifically for jobs that are going unfilled in the region in aviation, construction, education and health care. A nine-member partnership called Yuut Elitnaurviat, the People’s Learning Center, is forming it. Gene Peltola, head of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp., has a hand in the project, Kaplan said.

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Time is now to address alcohol impacts | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 13, 2015  · Alcohol and substance abuse in our state continues to have significant economic, social and health impacts — contributing to a loss of job productivity, an increase in health care costs, juvenile delinquency, homelessness and health complications, to name a few. The financial impact on the Alaska economy is approximately $1.2 billion.

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Deborah Vo | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Deborah Vo joined Rasmuson Foundation in January 2021 as a program officer on the Program Team, the Foundation’s grantmaking team. She is a lifelong Alaskan whose expertise extends from tribal governance to health care to community development. She most recently worked as special assistant for rural affairs to U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

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The Foraker Group Today | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 15, 2012  · The Foraker Group is dedicated to increasing the leadership and management skills of professionals and volunteers working in Alaska’s nonprofit and tribal organizations. In this post, Foraker Group President Dennis McMillian outlines Foraker’s core values, program services, and how it has evolved overtime to continue to serve the needs of ...

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Foundation’s first senior fellow has a big job. He’s been ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 26, 2018  · He joined the U.S. Public Health Service to pay off medical school. He was only 31 years old when he became chief medical officer of the Indian Health Service area serving Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. Then, in 1985, he got a job farther north, as director of the Alaska Native Medical Center.

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Unsung Heroes: Department of Health and Social Services ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 14, 2020  · Unsung Heroes: Department of Health and Social Services. Alaska Public Health Laboratories run seven days a week with team members testing 1,200 to more than 2,000 coronavirus samples a week. The Anchorage lab is seen here. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.) Here is the eighth and final installment in our ...

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Alaskans join to create $1 million fund in support of ...

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 23, 2020  · Alaskans join to create $1 million fund in support of COVID-19 recovery. Anchorage, AK – Individual Alaskans, corporations and other organizations have stepped up to support recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, committing more than $1.4 million so far. Contributions to the AK Can Do fund go directly to those most in need during the pandemic.

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The Virus | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 13, 2020  · The 40% drop in oil prices in less than a month could impact the already weak Alaska economy by another billion dollars in lost revenue. Early cruise ship sailings to Alaska have been canceled, which will impact jobs in many Alaska communities. We promise to keep in touch as we work our way through this unprecedented situation. ***

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Help for Alaska in the time of coronavirus | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 02, 2020  · Help for Alaska in the time of coronavirus. As Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has underscored, we are closer to the beginning of this unthinkable health crisis than the end. That’s true for all of Alaska. With such drastic upheaval of lives and families, schools and jobs, we will be forever changed. Yet vital, heroic work goes on in shelters ...

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Anchorage Park Foundation | Rasmuson Foundation

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) News December 11, 2017 Rasmuson Foundation Awards $6.6 Million. For Immediate Release Contact: Angela Cox, 907-334-0509 [email protected]rasmuson.org. Anchorage, AK – Rasmuson Foundation Directors approved awards for 14 organizations totaling more than $6.6 million at their November 28 board meeting. The grants will go to agencies across the state and will benefit a number of different programs.

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Alaska: Our quality of life is at stake | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 13, 2019  · Total philanthropic giving in Alaska in 2018 added up to approximately $135 million. That’s a drop in the bucket compared to the severe cuts being proposed to our health care, education, transportation, housing and cultural infrastructure. Over time, government has developed an effective and rational way of supporting the services Alaskans ...

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Spotlight: Alaska Sudan Medical Project | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 19, 2011  · Spotlight: Alaska Sudan Medical Project. The Alaska Sudan Medical Project (ASMP) is a group of Alaskans working to provide health clinics, wells and sanitation systems for the impoverished of South Sudan. Many ASMP volunteers are spending this year’s holiday season in Old Fangak – a testament to their dedication and spirit of service.

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Four Alaska partners announce $40 million investment in ...

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 25, 2019  · Anchorage, AK — Alaska’s biggest health care provider, biggest private funder, biggest private landlord, and biggest private health insurer announce they are pledging $40 million over five years to help Anchorage turn the corner on homelessness.. This is the most significant private investment to address this critical issue in state history. The money will mean more housing and other help ...

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Pioneers of Alaska want long-term solution | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The state needs to look at a broader spectrum of viable sources of income than imposing taxes on top of existing taxes. setting up industrial greenhouses across the state, along with processing and packaging plants would strike a double in driving down food costs as well as lifting some of our awful dependency on federal monies and crippling our 15-18 dollar an hour majority of workers with ...

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Interior elder facility opening | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 06, 2011  · The long-awaited elder facility is the result of many working together and forming strong partnerships. First, five village tribal councils formed a consortium: Kaltag, Koyukuk, Louden (Galena), Nulato, and Ruby. Each agreed to contribute $90,000 of its funding from the Indian Health Service, with Galena and Nulato contributing $150,000.

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Six nonprofit executives selected for Sabbatical Program ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Susan Ohmer, Petersburg Mental Health Services (Petersburg), is the second longest-tenured Mental Health Services director in Alaska and has over 23 years in the field. Ms. Ms. Ohmer will take several months to do a road-trip with her husband.

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Ted Mala | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Phone: 907-334-0518. Email: [email protected]rasmuson.org. Ted Mala joined Rasmuson Foundation in March 2021 as a Program Team fellow to support grantmaking. Though he grew up in California, he has a lifelong connection to our state. His grandfather, Ray Wise, was Alaska’s first movie star, adopting the last name Mala after his leading role in the 1933 ...

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2013 Letter to Alaskans | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 12, 2014  · The DHAT program was born from a realization that if we had the right vision, worked with key partners, and stuck with it for years, we could, over time, help provide much needed oral health and living-wage jobs to rural Alaska communities. Today, 21,000 Alaskans each year receive services from an Alaska DHAT.

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Big Wild Heart of Alaska | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) While there are many people who seek out CPR training on their own or are provided training as a part of their job, the Big Wild Heart of Alaska training is designed to reach a broader audience and instruct lay people, including teens, in this life-saving practice. Rasmuson Foundation PRI Committee member Sharon Kelly took the training over a ...

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Foundation announces 2020 Sabbatical Award recipients ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nov 13, 2019  · Leaders of five Alaska nonprofit organizations and two tribal governments have been named as recipients of a 2020 Rasmuson Foundation Sabbatical Award. Each recipient will have three to six months in the coming year to unplug from demanding jobs and rest, reflect and rejuvenate. The $40,000 awards go to the individual’s nonprofit or tribal ...

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Happenings: February 2021 roundup from the Foundation ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Health care for the most vulnerable. ... ever evolving health care directives to ensure individuals who have lost their jobs, their income, and their health insurance have access to donated specialty medical and dental care,” the organization, part of Christian Health Associates, said. “APA is the only health care safety net of its kind in ...

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Barrow dentist wins national award | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 05, 2009  · The Community Health Leaders program supports and sustains the capacity of individuals who demonstrate creativity, innovation, and commitment to improving health outcomes at the community level. Each CHL award totals $125,000, comprised of $105,000 to support a defined project at the organization with which the leader is affiliated, and $20,000 ...

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Meet Rasmuson Foundation’s newest addition | Rasmuson ...

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Meet Rasmuson Foundation’s newest addition. For immediate release. Feb. 18, 2021. Contact: Lisa Demer, 907-545-3555 (cell) [email protected]rasmuson.org. Anchorage, AK — A lifelong Alaskan from a rural village whose expertise extends from tribal governance to health care to community development has joined Rasmuson Foundation as a program officer.

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Making the Pick. Click. Give. dream permanent | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 04, 2016  · The successful marketing of the project was accomplished thanks to support from funding partners at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, ConocoPhillips, BP, the Mat-Su Health Foundation, Northrim Bank, and Providence Alaska Health and Services; in-kind support from public broadcasters, the Nerland Agency, Conversify, and Friends of the ...

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Staff retreat reflections | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 11, 2012  · The Juneau Family Health and Birth Center was an awesome Foundation investment. Mrs. Kanne was an excellent tour guide around her facility. She was proud, happy, and joyful about what she does at JFHBC. This location helps people and gives them a peaceful, private, relaxing room to experience the JOY of having a baby.

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Alaska partnership to distribute $35 million of CARES Act ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 15, 2020  · ANCHORAGE —The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) announced on July 13 that it will administer $35 million of funding from Alaska’s share of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. ACF will offer grants to eligible nonprofits and faith-based organizations that provide critical services to Alaskans.

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The People’s Learning Center | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The People’s Learning Center. by Cathy Carpenter Janvrin. Bethel was a great place to be a kid in the 1950s and 1960s. No, we weren’t signed up for ballet or piano lessons or chauffeured to soccer. But we were free to wander through willows looking for robins’ nests. Free to …

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Four buildings could help Anchorage solve homelessness ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 23, 2020  · To this day, I see that connection between health and home as critically important. As I prepared to retire from my last job, as chief executive of Providence Alaska Medical Center, my plan for early retirement included volunteering at Brother Francis Shelter to expand on-site medical respite care.

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From the Desk of Diane: April 2020 report | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 30, 2020  · Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Catholic Social Services, Anchorage Community Mental Health Services and soon, Southcentral Foundation, are operating there. United Way of Anchorage recently provided four laptops and a printer to help individuals apply for jobs and aid from the parking lot. The tent offers a makeshift preview of what we envision for ...

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2006 Letter to Alaskans | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 01, 2007  · This program will not only improve people’s health, it will also create community-based, sustainable jobs in rural Alaska. Finally, from educational, recreational and safety perspectives, a swimming pool is an important part of school and community life in an island community like Petersburg.

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Building Alaska through grantmaking best practices ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Michael Baldwin, grants accountability manager from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, said he enjoyed the overall scope of the course-a kind of A to Z in grantmaking. “I think as a new person to the grant-making side (instead of the begging side!) it was good to have the foundation,” he said.

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From the Desk of Diane: August happenings | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 02, 2020  · The goal of the monthlong campaign is to raise $500,000, and as of late August, $179,000 was in hand. That will help make up pandemic-sparked losses of $1 million in tourism revenue and $100,000 in canceled facility rental. Marge Nakak guides interns in making kuspuks.

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Anchorage Economic Development Corporation | Rasmuson ...

  Fort Worth, TX

Posted: (0 seconds ago) News October 22, 2014 Kaplan honored at economic development conference. For Immediate Release Contact: Valerie Walsh (AEDC) 907-529-6006. Fort Worth, TX – Two Alaskan leaders and the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. were honored by the International Economic Development Council at its annual conference this week in Fort Worth, Texas. Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and …

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Mary Louise Rasmuson, AK philanthropist, armed services ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 31, 2012  · “Mary Louise’s impact can be felt in virtually everywhere in our state, whether improving the position of families, founding a world-class museum, enhancing research in healthcare, and advancing understanding of Alaska Native cultures on a national stage. Her contributions have reached every corner of Alaska, from Ketchikan to Gambell.”

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2012 Letter to Alaskans | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 28, 2013  · · Health and human services represent our largest area of investment. From innovative programs to the buildings that house them, 44 percent of our grant dollars support organizations that work to ensure Alaskans are housed, safe, and healthy. · Nearly a quarter of our investments have gone to support arts, culture, humanities and recreation.

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Locals place priority on solving homelessness | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 10, 2021  · 90% believe the city should make mental health services available for locals experiencing homelessness. Similarly, eight out of 10 support making available services that provide substance abuse treatment, job training, employment assistance and social worker and case management support. 64% believe homelessness is an issue that can be solved.

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Governor’s vetoes don’t reflect Alaska’s values | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 15, 2019  · Governor’s vetoes don’t reflect Alaska’s values. An estimated 2,000 Alaskans gathered on July 9, 2019, to protest Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes. In the foreground, Diane Kaplan consults with Alison Kear, Covenant House executive director. Covenant House is one of hundreds of Alaska nonprofits that would be impacted by the cuts.

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What Would Elmer Do? : Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) At Rasmuson Foundation, an entire program was created to ensure right-sized buildings for nonprofit organizations. His favorite might have been “don’t hide your talents (or light) under a bushel.”. Let your talents shine. Use what you have. In 1961, Elmer, a widower, met Mary Louise Milligan, director of the Women’s Army Corps.

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Alaska Housing Finance Corporation | Rasmuson Foundation

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Press Releases November 20, 2015 Foundation celebrates 60th Anniversary, awards $5.8 million. For Immediate Release Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520. Anchorage, AK – Ensuring that Alaskans have safe, affordable and appropriate housing was a significant theme during yesterday’s bi-annual Rasmuson Foundation Board of Directors meeting. In total the Board awarded $5.8 million in ...

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Our case for the arts — Alaska style | Rasmuson Foundation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 01, 2021  · Our case for the arts — Alaska style. Artist Sarah Davies led the 100Stone Project, an intersection of art and public health built upon that premise that, as organizers said, it is not illness but isolation that is the taproot of suicide. The project was created in 2014-2015 and culminated in an installation of 85 statues on the icy shores of ...

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From the Desk of Diane: January 2021 roundup | Rasmuson ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 29, 2021  · Josh Hemsath served as a program fellow for Rasmuson Foundation from 2019 to January 2021. Josh Hemsath, a fellow on the Program Team, is leaving the Foundation for a new job as senior associate with Agnew::Beck, an Anchorage consulting firm. He initially will be working on health and human service projects. Josh joined the Foundation in June ...

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Foundation announces 2021 Sabbatical Awards | Rasmuson ...

  Anchorage, AK

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nov 20, 2020  · For Immediate Release Nov. 20, 2020 Contact: Roy Agloinga, External Affairs program officer (907) 301-4917 [email protected]rasmuson.org. Anchorage, AK – Leaders of three Alaska nonprofit organizations and a tribal housing entity have been named as recipients of a 2021 Rasmuson Foundation Sabbatical Award. They are seeking time with family, opportunities for staff to grow, and a chance to …

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