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
United Way of Anchorage Hires Chief Communications Officer
The United Way of Anchorage hired Amy DeBruhl from Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium as its new Chief Communications Officer.
Slivka Joins UA Foundation as CFO
The University of Alaska Foundation has a new Chief Financial Officer. Alex Slivka brings more than forty years of experience in accounting, finance, and investments to the nonprofit that stewards the UA System’s philanthropic support.
New Executive Director for Discover Kodiak
A new boss in charge at Discover Kodiak just in time for the busy summer season. Brock Simmons has taken over as Executive Director of the visitor’s bureau.
Simpson Returns to ATIA as President and CEO
A former executive who stepped away from the Alaska Travel Industry Association for a couple of years is back, with a promotion. After a nationwide search, ATIA selected Jillian Simpson as its next President and CEO.
Child Advocacy Center Opens in Hooper Bay
Children in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region who’ve experienced abuse have a safe place to recover. Bay Haven’s child advocacy center in Hooper Bay serves clients locally and from the neighboring villages of Scammon Bay and Chevak.
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This year the Alaska Railroad is celebrating 100 years of transportation people and cargo around Alaska. While the railroad is one of the states oldest transporters, it certainly isn’t the only one, and in this issue of Alaska Business we also check in on the Marine Highway, Span Alaska, and the White Pass & Yukon Route. For those interested in Southeast, our focus on that region provides updates on Kensington Mine, Tongass FCU, the troll fishery, and Juneau’s growing landfill.