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Youth Encouraging Alaskans’ Health (YEAH) 2024 Summit Registration Open

Join us for this year’s exciting youth-led Youth Encouraging Alaskans’ Health (YEAH) Summit at UAA June 3-5! Learn new skills. Make new friends. Have fun with activities–and learn how to inspire youth and others to healthy, tobacco-free lives. Participate and win cool prizes! We have limited travel and lodging scholarships for youth and chaperones from rural communities; so hurry and …

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KeyBank Grants RurAL CAP $150,000 for Teacher Apprenticeship Program

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 29, 2024 — Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc., (RurAL CAP) received a $150,000 grant from KeyBank to support its new Teacher Apprenticeship program, an effort to train and support new educators in attaining required certifications. The goal of the program is to respond to the workforce challenges facing education providers in Alaska and improve the retention of staff …

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Orchards and Food Forests (GROW-OFF) Grant Program 

The Forest Service has awarded funds to the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) to sub-award grants of $40,000-$60,000 to eight to ten Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool (CEJST)-designated disadvantaged Alaska communities. For additional eligibility guidelines, please refer to the RFP. The purpose of this funding is establishing and maintaining community orchards and food forests. RurAL CAP’s …

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BIA Home Improvement Applications Close Dec. 31

What is the BIA Home Improvement Assistance Program (HIP)? The BIA Housing Improvement Program is a home repair, renovation, replacement, and new housing grant program for American Indians and Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals and families who have no immediate resource for standard housing and is administrated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and federally recognized Indian Tribes. What can …

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RurAL CAP names new Chief Financial Officer

Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc., (RurAL CAP), a statewide nonprofit, named Selena Bailey Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Bailey joins RurAL CAP with more than 16 years of experience in the accounting field, where she worked in multiple industries including public accounting, for profit, nonprofit, and publicly traded companies.  “We’re grateful to Selena for lending her expertise and passion to …

Thriving Community Grants Program Grantee Map & List

Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc., (RurAL CAP), recommended more than $5 million grant awards to 59 organizations in communities statewide under the Thriving Communities Grants program, through funding provided by the State of Alaska Department of Health COVID-19 Health Equity grant. The purpose of the Thriving Communities Grants program is to fund Alaska-based organizations working to promote health equity …

Statement of Activities Available for Public Comment

RurAL CAP proposes to use USDA Rural Development 533 Housing Preservation Grant funds to provide grants to 15 low and very low-income homeowners in Hooper Bay to repair or rehabilitate their homes. The proposed Statement of Activities is open for public comment from now until June 5, 2023.

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Thriving Communities Grants Program

The Thriving Communities Grants Program is made available by Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc., (RurAL CAP) with funding provided by the State of Alaska Department of Health COVID-19 Health Equity grant. The purpose of this grant program is to fund Alaska based organizations working to promote health equity and reduce disproportionate negative health outcomes, including impact of COVID-19, to …