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Jun 10, 2019
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The Rasmuson Foundation grants up to $40,000 to cover salary and expenses during a leadership sabbatical, which supports the personal growth or renewal of a nonprofit CEO or tribal executive. Consider nominating someone or plan to apply yourself. The deadline this year is September 15. Learn more at

May 15, 2019
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For more than a decade, we have provided an array of organizational and leadership development services and offered some limited executive search services. We are now bringing those offerings into a comprehensive service called Transitions: Search & Succession. In this new service, we see leadership transition as an opportunity for positive change. We are scaling up … [ Read More ]

May 14, 2019
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Are you an Alaska nonprofit or tribal leader? Do you want to enhance your management skills and explore new techniques to effectively lead your organization? The Foraker Certificate in Nonprofit Management features courses developed to apply classroom teachings to your workplace, case studies directly related to issues facing Alaska nonprofits, and a network of fellow … [ Read More ]

Mar 19, 2019
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Sultana, Foraker’s fiscal sponsorship, is now accepting applications for fiscally-sponsored organizations! If you are interested in learning more or receiving an application, please contact Chellie Skoog, Vice President of Programs at Sultana exists to support groups and projects in the preliminary stages of their development, offering opportunities to incubate ideas, employ staff, and provide … [ Read More ]

Mar 11, 2019
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In partnership with the Atwood Foundation, Foraker is offering discounted services to arts, culture, and humanities organizations.   A limited amount of financial assistance is available and will be on a first come first serve basis.  Every effort will be made to help those organizations with the greatest need. To learn more about how we can … [ Read More ]

Feb 11, 2019
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For many years now, we have been documenting the economic impact of the nonprofit sector on our state’s economy. Our latest report, published last year, found that the sector directly employs 44,100 people in Alaska — that’s more than 17% of the state’s jobs. In rural Alaska, the sector contributes 40% of all jobs. This … [ Read More ]

Jan 18, 2019
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As we continue to move forward from the 7.0 earthquake and the aftershocks we understand that there are many stages to this event.  Thank you to all of you who stepped up to support each other, your team, and the community.  We continue to want to understand the impact on your mission.  Specifically, this survey … [ Read More ]

Jan 8, 2019
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In partnership with the UAA Economics Department and Rasmuson Foundation, Foraker is co-hosting a series of lectures from leading scholars from around the country that will focus on the latest research in philanthropy. The first lecture will take place on February 4 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm and will feature Anya Samek, an Associate Professor … [ Read More ]

Dec 27, 2018
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The 2018 Salary & Benefits Report: Benchmarking Nonprofit Compensation in Alaska As nonprofit leaders, it’s essential that we have tools to make informed decisions. One of those tools is our Salary and Benefits Report – which gives us context and a comparative benchmark for compensation in Alaska’s nonprofit sector. Recruiting and retaining a talented workforce is … [ Read More ]

Dec 2, 2018
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We are open for business normal hours this week and our community classes will continue as scheduled. Thanks to everyone who reached out to check on us after the quake.