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.
Through RurAL CAP, the Division of Juvenile Justice, DHSS is awarding grants up to $7,000 to develop and implement projects that empower youth to make positive life choices and develop leadership skills. **This funding is pending DJJ award for FY19.***
Examples of Funded Projects:
-Youth leadership training.
-Learning opportunities between Elders and youth.
-Travel for youth education/training/cultural event participation, etc.
Grant Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be a federally-recognized Tribe or public or private 501 (c) (3) nonprofit institution in rural Alaska. Projects must benefit rural Alaska Native youth ages 12-17.
Applications Due: October 31, 2018
One-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available at reduced rates! $250 Target gift card for each new household upon move-in (limit one per household)! Complete an application or contact the RurAL CAP Central Leasing Office at (907) 868-4600, email email@example.com.
The address to pick up and return applications is 161 Klevin Suite 206A, Anchorage, AK 99508.
CHILDCARE OPENINGS AVAILABLE
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.