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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Target Circle Partnership

We are honored and excited to announce that we have been chosen to participate in a special charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. And you have the chance to help direct a portion of Target’s donation to us! Now through ​September 30​, vote for us through the Target Circle program to help determine how Target’s donation will be …

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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.

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Youth Development through Kayak Building

By Emi Bartholomew
During late January, world-renowned Greenlandic kayaker and builder Maligiaq Padilla worked alongside Kokhanok children, teachers, and parents carving locally sourced wood.

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RurAL CAP program puts elders in the classroom

By Ariane Aramburo
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Most everyone at Alaska Native Cultural Charter School knows who you’re talking about when you say “Grandma Rosemary.”
Elder mentor, “Grandma” Rosemary working with a student at Alaska Native Cultural Charter School.

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New Domestic Violence Shelter Coming to YK-Delta

By Emily Hofstaedter – knom.org.
The community of Hooper Bay has never had a domestic violence shelter before but that is expected to change in January, 2020. At that time, shelter staff say they hope to be operating a 24/7 shelter to serve women and their children.