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.
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The intent of the COVID-19 Quality Initiative is to stabilize and strengthen early childhood and afterschool/school-age education programs.
Through the program, Anchorage restaurants have provided premade and hot meals to children, families, and seniors through local nonprofits.
This year, the bank no only continued its traditional contributions but also saw the need to help those who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through the agreement, the Mariner Companies will sell crab quota valued at $35 million to thirty Western Alaskan communities.. CVRF and BBEDC have provided and facilitated structural support to the communities to purchase the quota and will support the harvest through their fishing operations.
AARP Alaska has welcomed two new staff members to their Anchorage office, naming Marge Stoneking as the Associate State Director for Advocacy.
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This year the annual Polar Plunge is going virtual, and Special Olympics Alaska and GCI are encouraging Alaskans to get creative: pouring a bucket of ice water over their head, jumping into a kiddie pool, or wearing their clothes in a frigid locker room shower.
To register or for more information about the 2020 Virtual Polar Plunge, check out the Special Olympics Alaska website.
Alaska Business Coverage
Alaska’s nonprofit organizations are an essential part of the Alaska business landscape; Not-for-Profit, For-the-Economy (February 2019) takes an in-depth look at how these entities create jobs, provide essential services, and make Alaska a better place to work and live.
The Foraker Group’s core purpose is to strengthen nonprofits in Alaska through education, professional services, and organizational development, including leadership training, classes and skills series, fundraising support, and financial management.
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