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Sitka Place Virtual Santa Shoebox Project

Bring holiday cheer to Sitka Place Permanent Supportive Housing!   With just a $10 gift you can make all the difference for our clients. Donate by December 16 at noon to help us reach our goal of $540 to spread joy this holiday season.  Donations will be used to purchase 54 individualized holiday gifts, from everyone’s favorite comfort item — a …

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2023 Alaska Circle Keepers Training

Talking Circles are a great way for tribal youth program employees, tribal court employees and tribal leaders to create a safe place to have those sometimes difficult conversations that can strengthen communities. If you want to learn more about becoming a circle keeper for your community attend Alaska Circle Keepers Training in Anchorage January 24-26.  You’ll learn how to set …

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RurAL CAP names Chief Financial Officer

Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP), a statewide nonprofit, named John Stackhouse Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Stackhouse, a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer of 24 years, brings his leadership and five years of business management experience to the agency, which works to improve the quality of life for low-income Alaskans. As the Business Manager for the Yupiit School …

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Rural Housing Needs Initiative

Our agency is launching a new rural housing initiative and want to know the needs of your community, and if your community is interested in partnering with us. We envision projects where we collaborate to preserve and expand the availability of affordable housing in rural Alaska bringing in new loan and funding options to complement existing efforts. Please complete the following short …

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AmeriCorps Resilient Alaska Youth program sponsors youth arts workshops across Alaska

Two artists partnered with the RurAL CAP Resilient Alaska Youth (RAY) AmeriCorps program to host youth arts workshops across the state. Aassanaaq “Ossie” Kairaiuak, from the Inuit band Pamyua, and Danielle Larsgaard, a domestic violence counselor who recently established the Aliiraq Arts traveling art studio, collaborated with the communities of Chevak, Kokhanok, Ketchikan, Nanwalek, New Stuyahok, and St. Michael this …

Rural Energy Enterprises, Inc., RurAL CAP Foundation 2022 Application

Managed by Rural Energy Enterprises, Inc., the RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that support low-income individuals and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $5,000. Eligible applications are considered from 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations in rural Alaska. Types of funded projects include: Projects that encourage …

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Growing Rural Opportunities for Wellness (GROW) Program funds nine community projects

RurAL CAP’s Growing Rural Opportunities for Wellness (GROW) Program bolsters the food security of rural Alaska communities by providing funding and technical assistance to community gardens and local food security projects. This project was made possible by funding provided by a Community Service Block Grant awarded to RurAL CAP through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). …