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Rasmuson Foundation's Board of Directors announces $9.9 million in Tier 2 grants, investments and initiatives across Alaska. Below are the awards for Southeast Alaska and statewide organizations.
Metlakatla Indian Community www.metlakatla.com was awarded $159,217 to preserve the exterior of its Longhouse.
Sealaska Heritage Institute www.sealaskaheritage.org was awarded $1,250,000 to include a 1-to-1 challenge grant up to $250,000 for construction of the Walter A. Soboleff Center.
The Foundation will invest $500,000 over two years in Recover Alaska, a statewide collaborative effort to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol in Alaska.
The Alaska Community Foundation www.alaskacf.org/ will receive up to $250,000 over three-years to expand The Community Asset Building Initiative, a program to build permanent, local endowment funds across the state.