Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc

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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 and operated on $43 million in conjunction with its for-profit subsidiary, Rural Energy Enterprises.

Healthy People, Sustainable Communities, Vibrant Cultures

To empower low-income Alaskans through advocacy, education, affordable housing and direct services that respect our unique values and cultures

Core Values
Action   ≈≈≈   Effectiveness   ≈≈≈   Honesty   ≈≈≈   Respect

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.

Workplace Values
As a RurAL CAP employee, I am committed to:
1. Making a positive difference in people’s lives;
2. Being responsive to the people I serve;
3. Respecting all others in my actions;
4. Quality work and continual growth; and
5. Fostering a healthy work environment and maintaining a positive attitude.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center
  • Alaska Tribal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Center
Provider Type: 
Nonprofit Organization
Headquarters Address: 
731 East 8th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
United States
Phone: (907) 865-7371
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