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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 …

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YEAH Summit Registration

Join us May 30 through June 1 for this year’s Youth Encouraging Alaskans’ Health (YEAH) Summit in person at UAA: University of Alaska Anchorage! Meet other youth from all across Alaska, participate in fun activities, win great prizes, and learn how to inspire your peers to live healthy, tobacco-free lives. We currently have funding for travel scholarships, which will be …

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Introducing the Community Action Resource Center

RurAL CAP introduces the Community Action Resource Center, a service to support Alaskan organizations’ administrative, financial management, and other long-term, capacity-building needs. We are deeply committed to increasing sustainable, local capacity across Alaska. We provide a variety of technical assistance, training, information and resource development services to support partner organizations with their priorities. Our agency has a range of resources …