Alaska’s nonprofit sector is not just about charitable giving, it’s also one of the state’s largest employers. While many nonprofits operate behind the scenes, Alaska Business is committed to providing coverage of these important organizations as they advance their respective missions. This sector includes entities such as Pick.Click.Give., United Way, the Foraker Group, Salvation Army, Alaska Federation of Natives, and the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, to name just a few.
Latest Nonprofits News
Anchorage Community Land Trust (ACLT) has received a $75,000 grant from KeyBank, which will be used for the expansion of its Set Up Shop program.read more
Meet Togiak, the male coyote who came from a litter that was living in a den in the flight path at the military base in Anchorage, Alaska., and Aurora, who was discovered on the runway of the same base.read more
Camille Ferguson, executive director of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association, and Deb Hickok, president and CEO of Explore Fairbanks, were recently elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors of the US Travel Association.read more
Sober pop-up bars appearing and alcohol-free drink options being added to the menus of famous restaurants and bars across the globe are proof that living a sober lifestyle is gaining popularity. Alaska is no exception.read more
Rasmuson Foundation announced four new hires. Its new staff members include the nonprofit’s first IT operations manager as well as administrative help to keep operations running smoothly.read more
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Many people only associate Native corporations with resource extraction projects and investments; however, most have far more diversified investment portfolios, with many teaming up with local businesses.
Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc. and the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island (ACSPI), the Unangan (Aleut) Tribe of Native Alaskans, located on St. Paul and St. George in the Pribilof Islands, jointly announced they signed a history-making agreement for Sabrewing to provide a mix of up to ten aircraft.
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How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?