Alaska Natural Burial

Anchorage, AK   |

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Alaska Natural Burial

EIN: 92-2207491


It is the mission, duty, and purpose of Alaska Natural Burial to provide environmental conservation and stewardship, and equitable access to recreational green space and natural burial. Our goal is to conserve and preserve urban forest and wildlife corridors by permitting low-density natural burial on the property. The Conservation Burial Ground is a model of cemetery management which enables the organization to support stewardship objectives.

Ruling year info


Board President

Rachel Bernhardt

Main address

PO Box 220112

Anchorage, AK 99522 USA

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Subject area info


Human services

Cemeteries and burial services

Population served info

LGBTQ people


Older women

Senior women

Older men

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NTEE code info

Cemeteries and Burial Services (Y50)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.


Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Land Acquisition

As a new nonprofit we are currently in the process of acquiring land.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Global Green Burial Alliance 2023

Green Burial Council 2022

Conservation Burial Alliance 2022


Alaska Natural Burial

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Alaska Natural Burial

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $9,210
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $0
Program Services $0
Administration $2,026
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $2,026

Alaska Natural Burial

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2023

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $7,183
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $7,183


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

Board President

Rachel Bernhardt

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Alaska Natural Burial

Board of directors
as of 05/31/2024
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Board chair

Rachel Bernhardt

Alaska Natural Burial

Amy Franz

Julie Raymond-Yakoubian

Keary Warner

Sage Stoneking

Charlie Kidd

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/31/2024

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The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

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Transgender Identity

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 05/07/2024

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  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.