Rasmuson Foundation awards matching grant for Youth Community Center

For Immediate Release on November 26, 2013
Contact: Cassandra Stalzer, 907-334-0520

Foundation announces $9.7 million in awards, projects (Excerpt)

Haines Assisted Living, Inc. will use a $400,000 award and a 1:1 challenge grant up to $99,900 to construct a new veterans housing complex and centralized nonprofit center to provide wellness services to veterans and the broader community.

Ketchikan Youth Initiatives will receive a $20,000 outright award for capacity building and up to a $98,300 top-off award to complete interior renovations of a community youth center.

Organized Village of Kasaan will restore the Chief Son-i-Hat Whale House, the last Haida Clan House in Alaska, with a $450,000 award, $50,000 of which requires a 1:1 match. – See more at: http://www.rasmuson.org/PressRelease/index.php?switch=view_pressrelease&iReleaseID=313#sthash.BlHpIyv8.dpuf

Rasmuson Foundation’s Tier 2 Program supports large (more than $25,000) capital projects, projects of strategic importance or innovative nature, or the expansion or start-up of programs that address issues of broad community or statewide significance. The Rasmuson Board of Directors considers Tier 2 grants twice a year at its board meetings. Letters of inquiry are required and accepted year-round.

About the Foundation
Rasmuson Foundation was created in May 1955 by Jenny Rasmuson to honor her late husband “E.A.” Rasmuson. Through grantmaking and initiatives, the Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for all Alaskans. – See more HERE.