Rasmuson Gives $500K to Library, Brother Francis Shelter

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Three Kodiak projects got a financial shot in the arm this week thanks to more than a million dollars in grants from the Rasmuson Foundation.

The City of Kodiak was awarded $500,000 for the construction of the new library. The Brother Francis Shelter was awarded $500,000 for the expansion and renovation of the homeless shelter. And The Kodiak Area Native Association’s dental clinic in the Alutiiq Health Center will receive $100,000 for new dental chairs and equipment.

The grants were announced at the foundation’s biannual meeting on Wednesday. In all the Rasmuson Foundation’s board of directors approved $9.6 million for 18 non-profit projects around the state.

Five of the awards were for $1 million or more, and with $1.1 million coming to Kodiak, the community received more than 10 percent of the total grants awarded during this grant period.

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