A pair of million-dollar donations come from the Anchorage-based Rasmuson Foundation and Los Angeles-based Edgerton Foundation.
The idea is to cut down on unnecessary flights for health care.
Camp directors say demand is high this summer, with COVID-19 vaccinations widely available, declining coronavirus cases and parents eager to send their kids to in-person programs after spending so much of the school year online.
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Nonprofit leaders have said they’re open to working with the governor. But it’s unclear how the approach will work in practice.
The Yukon-Kuskokwim Ayagnirvik Healing Center is a larger facility than the community has had in the past. It comes with 16 inpatient treatment beds, outpatient counseling rooms, a gym, a kitchen and other recreational facilities.
It’s not clear how Gov. Bill Walker will respond to a spending plan that doesn’t address Alaska’s longterm state fiscal imbalance.
The Rasmuson Foundation commissioned the report. Foundation President and CEO Diane Kaplan said the report gives the legislature and the governor a chance to reflect on how their actions will affect different groups.
This year, program officials have brought back the Double Your Dividend sweepstakes to attract donors, and organizations will be charged a new 7 percent administrative fee.