Category: Education Foundation

Get Social with BBNCEF

If you need some encouragement andinspiration, we have two new campaigns that we recently launched: Watch “Ask Angela” on our Facebook page! In this video series, Program Manager Angela Peacock provides advice and feedback to students who are currently in school or thinking about enrolling. We’re also Instagram! Every month, we host a “Student Takeover”…Read More

BBNCEF Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering with the BBNC Education Foundation? We have various opportunities including assisting with fundraising and serving on the volunteer board. Please contact the BBNCEF for more information at (907) 278-3602, by emailing us at bbncef@bbnc.net, or by mailing to the BBNC Education Foundation, 111 West 16th Avenue, Suite 400, Anchorage, AK…Read More

Scholarship and Internship Fair Season

The time to start planning for your future is now. Several fairs are coming up–make plans to attend one and get the support you need to fill out scholarship and financial aid forms, get questions answered, and find inspiration to create a new journey. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with internship coordinators and start…Read More

Plan Ahead for Summer Culture Camps!

Is your organization based in the Bristol Bay region? Are you planning culture camp activities for this summer? Now is the time to be thinking about submitting a proposal for the BBNCEF Cultural Heritage Grant Program. The Cultural Heritage Grant program starts its rolling application deadline in 2018. Your proposal can be submitted throughout the…Read More

New Growth in Spring 2018

Cama’i, It’s springtime, and at BBNCEF that means two things – Career Fairs and our annual Higher Education and Vocational Education deadline! Spring is about new growth, and our staff gets very excited to hear from students who are making plans for summer and next academic year. Applications are available online at www.bbncef.org and are…Read More

BBNCEF Welcomes New Program Officer

Ricardo Lopez has joined the BBNCEF staff as its program officer for the Cultural Heritage portfolio. Ricardo brings 15 years of knowledge and experience gained in the field of Alaska philanthropy. Before joining BBNCEF, Ricardo served as a Program Associate for the Rasmuson Foundation and as a Program Officer for The CIRI Foundation, The Alaska…Read More

Short-term Vocational Education Scholarship Program

BBNCEF makes awards for the Short- term Vocational Education Program (STVE) throughout the year. Congratulations to STVE Scholarship Awardees mid-August to mid- November: Robert Nanalook, Jr., Robert Philips, Martha Anelon, Elisabeth Fischer, Shiann Nanalook, Marina Shangin, Thomas Tinker Jr., Jordan Fischer, Mark Carty, William Young, Jada Nukwak, Matlua Christensen, Antoinette Gregorio, Christopher Kalmakoff, Nicole Luke,…Read More

Attention Students and Potential Applicants

If you received a 2017-18 Higher Education/Vocational Education (HE/VE) Scholarship, please remember to order your official paper transcripts and have them sent to the BBNCEF office at 111 West 16th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501 as soon as your fall/winter grades are posted. This will help expedite the spring disbursements and help minimize the possibility of…Read More

Season of Giving Winter 2017

Cama’i, It’s the season of giving and gratitude and we have much to celebrate at the BBNC Education Foundation. In November, the BBNC Education Foundation board of directors, partners, and donors gathered to express our thanks to Education Foundation Board Member Jerry “Callmak” Liboff, who retired after 26 years of service on the Board. Jerry…Read More

Letter from the President, Winter 2017

It’s hard to believe we’re approaching the close of another year and looking ahead to what 2018 has in store. The arrival of a new year is a time for reflection. At BBNC, we like to take pause and think about how we’re doing as a corporation. Are we doing right by our shareholders, employees,…Read More