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.

RurAL CAP Foundation Grant

The RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that focus on low income people and rural communities. Eligible applications are considered from 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations in rural Alaska which do not have an open grant and which have not received a grant from the Foundation in the prior 12 months.  

The Foundation’s major interests are to :
-Provide support to low-income people to expand their capabilities through training and educational opportunities;
-Provide opportunities for community representatives to participate in forums, workshops, and conferences that protect and enhance cultural traditions and subsistence practices;
-Strengthen the skills and capacity of local leadership in rural communities; and
-Promote healthy people, sustainable communities and vibrant cultures.

Applications must be received by August 31.  Specifications can be found in the application and guidelines.  Contact Tara Stiller at; 865-7361 with questions.  

Request for Proposals: Low Income Housing Tax Credit

Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) is requesting proposals from qualified audit firms with experience working with low income housing tax credit entities to provide audit and tax services, for the projects Muldoon Garden, Limited Partnership for the General Partners RC Muldoon Road and 325 E Third, Limited Partnership on behalf of RC 325 Third. Proposals must be received prior to 4:30 p.m. (Alaska Standard Time) to September 3, 2018.  Specifications can be found in the detailed RFP and attachments.

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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