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.


Young Leader Board Member Recruitment

The Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) is pleased to open recruitment for two young adults ages 18-24 from rural Alaska to join our Board of Directors.  This is a great opportunity for young adults who are passionate about improving the quality of life in rural Alaska and eager to develop their leadership skills in a meaningful way.  No prior leadership experience is required.  These two positions will serve for one year, beginning at RurAL CAP’s next Board of Director’s meeting the week of December 10, 2018. 

Please see the recruitment letter, position description and application for more information on the open Young Leader Board Member positions.

Applications are due by Wednesday, November 7 and can be emailed or faxed directly to RurAL CAP:

Selection Committee
RurAL CAP Board of Directors
c/o Joie Millett
Fax: 1-866-389-8484; Phone: 907-865-7371

Muldoon Garden Affordable Housing

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

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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