For years, organizations in the state have paid the bills by relying on government grants, as well as contributions from corporations and private foundations. But those revenues are drying up, according to Anchorage-based nonprofit consulting firm Foraker Group and the University of Alaska’s Institute of Social and Economic Research.
Last year, they published their second report on Alaska’s nonprofit economy. Casey Kelly has more.
- Not all staff per diem claim forms have been received, so that figure is likely to rise.
- Instead of Negro, Oriental, Eskimo and Aleut, certain laws will now refer to African Americans, Asian Americans and Alaska Natives.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.