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Policy on use of the Alaska Flag Song

The copyright to the Alaska Flag Song is held by the University of Alaska Foundation. The University of Alaska Foundation is responsible to ensure that the song is used in a manner befitting its status as the state song of the State of Alaska, and to protect the song from illegal use and copyright infringement and to obtain sufficient remuneration of use of the song as befits any other investment asset of the Foundation. 

For the full details on the policy on the use of the Alaska Flag Song, please click here

Licenses for use of the Alaska Flag Song will be issued under the following guidelines:

  • Licenses will be non-exclusive and will be of the shortest duration possible to accommodate the intended use - but in no case longer than one year.
  • Licenses may be issued for reasonable commercial uses.
  • Licenses will be issued for public performances, recordings, and the creation of new renditions for such purposes subject to these guidelines.
  • Licenses will not be issued for public performances, recordings or new renditions which are:
    • Satires, caricatures or humorous applications
    • Obviously not in keeping with the stature of the Song as the official state song of the State of Alaska as determined by the Alaska Legislature.
  • Licenses will be issued in accordance with the current fee structure which is substantially as follows:
    • Commercial use (recordings, publications or performances for profit or in connection with commercial or profit making activities - e.g. cassette tapes, CD’s, in performances, publications of sheet music etc.) and use in connection with political campaigns and activities = $500
    • Non profit uses (fundraising performances by non-profit groups, renditions by school bands etc.) = No Charge
  • Unlicensed users of the song, when discovered, will be informed of this policy and the requirements for legal use outlined herein. 

Any printed materials accompanying or created in conjunction with the uses stated above must carry an attribution to the University Foundation (copyright 1985, the University of Alaska Foundation, All Rights Reserved). 

To request a license, please contact foundation@alaska.edu. Be sure to specify what the license will be used for and if the license will be used for commercial or non profit use. 

 

Rasmuson Proposals
As of January 2011, the UA Foundation is the exclusive access point to working with the Rasmuson Foundation.  This includes applying for all charitable gifts and grants.  This page has been created to assist faculty and staff in obtaining contributions from the Rasmuson Foundation.  

Applying for a Rasmuson Grant
All grant requests are now submitted electronically via the Rasmuson grant portal.  All requests must be submitted by UA Foundation.  

To submit a funding request for a University of Alaska program or project, please first review grant requirements below and on the Rasmuson webpage

Then, contact the UA Foundation at foundation@alaska.edu to begin the application process.  In your email, please let us know if you are interested in applying for  a Tier 1 or 2 grant. 
 

Tier 1

Tier 2

A Tier 1 grant normally supports capital projects and technology upgrades for eligible Alaska organizations. 

A Tier 2 grant normally supports large capital (building) projects, projects of demonstrable strategic importance or innovative nature that address issues of broad community or statewide significance.

Rasmuson Foundation must approve the idea of a Tier 2 request before it is submitted.  A letter of inquiry must be written summarizing the details and need of the request. Please discuss your idea with a UA Foundation staff member before submitting a letter.

Request Amount:
No more than $25,000.  

 Request Amount:
Over $25,000.
Submission Deadline: 
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, funding decisions are generally made within 90 days.

Submission Deadline: 
Tier 2 Letters of Inquiry are accepted year round but are approved during the biannual board meetings, which generally take place in July and early December.

If you have any questions in regards to Rasmuson grant proposals please contact a UA Foundation staff member at foundation@alaska.edu with any questions.