Rasmuson Foundation Supports Southeast Projects

Sealaska is happy to share recent announcements by the Rasmuson Foundation that impact the region.

 

About the Foundation
Rasmuson Foundation was created in May 1955 by Jenny Rasmuson to honor her late husband "E.A." Rasmuson. The Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for all Alaskans. 
- See more at: http://www.rasmuson.org/PressRelease/index.php?switch=view_pressrelease&...
About the Foundation
Rasmuson Foundation was created in May 1955 by Jenny Rasmuson to honor her late husband "E.A." Rasmuson. The Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for all Alaskans. 
- See more at: http://www.rasmuson.org/PressRelease/index.php?switch=view_pressrelease&...
Rasmuson Foundation was created in May 1955 by Jenny Rasmuson to honor her late husband "E.A." Rasmuson. The Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for all Alaskans.  - See more at: http://www.rasmuson.org/PressRelease/index.php?switch=view_pressrelease&...

Rasmuson Foundation announces July 10, 2015 $7.6 million in grants and initiatives.

Southeast Alaska

  • Chilkat Valley Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Alaska Community Foundation, will receive a $35,000 challenge grant to grow the fund’s permanently endowed assets. 
  • Metlakatla Indian Community will receive a grant of $162,000 to renovate its Head Start playground and facility.
  • City of Saxman will use its $220,750 grant to expand the Edwin DeWitt Carving Center.
  • Chilkat Indian Village’s grant of $750,000 will pay for interior construction of Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage Center in Klukwan.
  • Also in Yakutat, the City and Borough of Yakutat was awarded $355,100 for upgrades and repairs to its swimming pool, and up to $325,000 for the construction of an accessible community playground.

Read full press release here.

About the Foundation:

Rasmuson Foundation was created in May 1955 by Jenny Rasmuson to honor her late husband "E.A." Rasmuson. The Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for all Alaskans. Sealaska President and CEO Anthony Mallott serves as Rasmuson Foundation board member, a position he’s held since 2009.

 

 

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