The gender pay gap is wide in Alaska’s nonprofit industry. How can it be narrowed?

A new report shows a significant gender pay gap among nonprofit workers in Alaska.

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Anchorage nonprofits navigate uncertain times amid pandemic

The sector employs 44,000 Alaskans.

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Switch from BP’s corporate giving model to Hilcorp’s employee contributions could be ‘a bucket of cold water’ for nonprofits

Over its 60 years in the state, BP has grown into a major philanthropic force, said Laurie Wolf, president and chief executive of The Foraker Group, an Anchorage-based organization that works with and advises nonprofits.

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Census count is 'an act of rebellion'

Gabe Layman is chairman of the Alaska Census Working Group, a coalition formed a few years ago by the statewide nonprofit Foraker Group.

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Preparations Underway in Bering Strait for 2020 Census

THE ALASKA CENSUS WORKING GROUP is getting the word out about the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census, which is set to start in Toksook Bay this January.

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News of BP’s departure sends shock waves through Alaska nonprofit world

It’s not just corporate donations, nonprofit leaders say. BP employees are known for donating thousands of hours and dollars to nonprofits, said Laurie Wolf of the Foraker Group.

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Experts in charitable giving say donations from Alaskans can’t make up funding losses caused by vetoes

Charitable giving in Alaska is influenced by unique factors that limit how much money can be raised and how fast, said Laurie Wolf, who heads up The Foraker Group, which works with nonprofits across the state.

Tags: State Budget, Charitable Giving, Nonprofit Impact, Alaska

Even ‘right-leaning’ groups, bankers and builders are calling for an override

Diane Kaplan, CEO and President for the Rasmuson Foundation, and Laurie Wolf, President and CEO of the Foraker Group, each called in to say that the vetoes would undermine their efforts as nonprofits.

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Nonprofits worry about sustainability with state budget cuts

Laurie Wolf, the president and CEO of the Foraker Group — a company that works to strengthen nonprofits — said it's likely some will have to close their doors.

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As 2020 census nears, groups work to ensure accurate numbers in hard-to-count Alaska

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