Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc.
RurAL CAP Vision: Healthy People, Sustainable Communities, Vibrant Cultures


The Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP), founded in 1965, is a private, statewide, nonprofit organization working to improve the quality of life for low-income Alaskans.

Governed by a 24-member Board of Directors representing every region of the state, RurAL CAP is one of the largest and most diversified nonprofit organizations in Alaska.

In fiscal year 2015, RurAL CAP employed 727 Alaskans in 60 communities statewide. RurAL CAP recognizes the unique values and way of life of rural Alaskans.  It plans its activities with input from and respect for the people it serves.  It follows the belief that rural Alaskan communities have the right to maintain their cultural heritage and close relationship to the land while protecting their economic and human potential.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Head Start Rural Food Supplier

Rural Alaska Community Action Program (RurAL CAP) is requesting proposals from qualified food and grocery suppliers to provide canned, dry goods, fresh and frozen products to multiple rural Head Start sites.   Proposals must be received at RurAL CAP’s offices located at 731 East 8th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska (mailing address:  731 East 8th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501) prior to 4:30 P.M., on June 1, 2018.  Time of receipt will be as determined by the RurAL CAP receptionist.  Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 A.M. – 5 P.M., excluding holidays.  All proposals must include the project reference, Head Start Food Supplier Proposal, and be labeled Attn:  Kayse Hinrichsen.  Proposals received after the time specified will be returned to the proposer unopened.  Click here to download a copy of the RFP or for more details about this opportunity

Muldoon Garden has affordable housing available now for qualifying renters.

One-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available! First month’s rent FREE with 1-year lease! $250 Target gift card for each new household upon move-in (limit one per household)! Complete the an application or contact the RurAL CAP Central Leasing Office at (907) 868-4600, email

The address to pick up and return applications is 161 Klevin Suite 206A, Anchorage, AK 99508.

RurAL CAP’s Child Development Center (CDC) provides full-day, year-round child care for children between the ages of 19 months to five years. The Center has an open enrollment policy with a sliding tuition scale to benefit low-income families.

Click here to learn more about how to get your child enrolled today!


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