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Season of Giving Gift Donations

This year, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) has enjoyed connecting with staff, partners, funders, and clients across the state through new and innovative means of communication, and we will continue to do so during the Season of Giving. As an extension of our 55 Ways to Connect community service efforts, we have organized a COVID-safe means of …

Drive-Through Donation Collection Nov. 22

In partnership with the Municipality of Anchorage and CITC, RurAL CAP’s Homeless Outreach Program provides integrated outreach and assessment for housing and recovery needs to individuals currently experiencing homelessness; targeting chronically homeless individuals living in homeless camps within the Municipality of Anchorage for outreach and services. Items will be distributed to individuals experiencing homelessness. Backpacks Sleeping Bags – new or …

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55 Ways to Connect

For 55 years, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) has been empowering low-income Alaskans through advocacy, education, affordable housing, and direct services that respect our unique values and cultures. Thank you for making these 55 years possible! In celebration of our anniversary, we have identified 55 ways you can connect with our community during this #SeasonofGiving, and we …

Target Circle Results

Thank you so much for voting for us in the Target Circle Giving Program. We received 5,460 votes and $200 to help us further our mission to empower low-income Alaskans through advocacy, education, affordable housing, and direct services that respect our unique values and cultures, with help from your generous votes. This donation came from a larger pool of funds …

RurAL CAP Success Stories

The Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) relies on the people we serve to inform the services and support we provide. As such, we would love to hear from you about how we have positively impacted your family or community. Please share your experience with us today by completing this form. Below you will find an example of how …

Denali Commission Grants for Tribal Victim Services

The Denali Commission, with technical support from RurAL CAP, has grants available for up to $350,000 to support tribes in providing services to crime victims.  Grants can be used to provide a wide range of programs, services, and activities, including: • Conducting a victim services needs assessment;• Developing a strategic plan to create a victim assistance program;• Developing a victim …

The Launch of Our New Website

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website! About a year ago, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) came to the conclusion that we wanted our website to better reflect our direction as an innovative social services organization inspired by a deep respect for all people.   As one of the largest and most diverse …

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Hooper Bay Domestic Violence Shelter Opens

The Native Village of Hooper Bay and Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) will host a grand opening of Bay Haven, a domestic violence and sexual assault (DVSA) shelter, in Hooper Bay on June 19.

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Strength at Safe Harbor Muldoon

By Emi Bartholomew
In 2014, the Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) bought Safe Harbor Muldoon, a housing facility, in order to support families currently experiencing or facing imminent homelessness with everything from housing to child care and employment assistance.

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Building a Home: Construction and Perseverance

By Emi Bartholomew
On May 1, 15 families in Soldotna finally had a place to call home. After almost two years of laboring together on the construction of one another’s homes, they passed their final inspection by the City of Soldotna and began the process of moving in.