The XKKF is proud to announce that a Tier 1 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation was received to purchase a MizerWood mill and equipment for the Haida Carving Shed in Hydaburg, Alaska. The XKKF is the local 501 (C)3 public charity located in Hydaburg, Alaska. The project is a collaborative effort between the XKKF, the Tribe (Hydaburg Cooperative Association), the City of Hydaburg, a volunteer church group from Kansas, a youth group, and local volunteers.
The XKKF would like to thank the Rasmuson Board of Directors, their Chairman, Edward Rasmuson, and their President, Diane Kaplan. Lisa Lang, the XKKF Executive Director stated, "Receiving this grant from such a well-respected entity as the Rasmuson Foundation strengthens the collaborative efforts of our non-profit with the Tribe, the City and our volunteers. XKKF President, Sid Edenshaw said, "Our Directors would like to publicly thank everyone involved in supporting this worthy project, especially the Rasmusons.