Category: Press Release

Nicolas Petit first into Kaltag, wins Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award

Anchorage, Alaska – Rookie Iditarod XLVI musher Nicholas Petit, bib# 46 of Girdwood, Alaska is the first to reach the Kaltag checkpoint at 7:45 p.m. with 14 dogs in harness. Michelle Fletcher, human resources manager for Bristol Bay Native Corporation, awarded Nicolas with the Bristol Bay Native Corporation Fish First Award, which includes a certificate…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

Alaskans, Consider a Gift through Pick.Click.Give

We encourage you to consider a gift to benefit Bristol Bay! The time is approaching for Alaskans to apply for their Permanent Fund dividends and decide if they want to direct any of that money to one of the 600+ charities that receive support through Pick.Click.Give. Last year, Alaskans gave more than $2.7M to support…Read More

Cultural Heritage Grantee Spotlight

In 2017, BBNC Education Foundation awarded funding to promote, preserve, and celebrate Alaska Native cultural heritage. The Twin Hills Village Council received a $3,000 grant to support a youth culture camp during which local community members shared how their ancestors used the land and local resources on the Togiak River. Students and community members were…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

BBNCEF Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering with the BBNC Education Foundation? We have various opportunities to assist BBNCEF with our mission to encourage shareholders to pursue educational opportunities and pursue cultural heritage. If you might be interested in such volunteer service, please contact the BBNC Education Foundation for more information at (907) 278-3602 or by email…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

BBI Employee Spotlight: A Letter From Jordan Fischer

I’ve been working for Peak, a subsidiary company of BBNC under Bristol Bay Industrial, at Nikiski’s Tesoro Terminal since 2016. Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with BBI’s Shareholder Development Specialist, Kayla Robson, in setting solid career goals and creating an Employment Development Plan. With her help and the support of BBNC’s Workforce Development…Read More

CCI Energy and Construction Services, LLC Selected for NASA Regional Construction Contract

CCI Energy and Construction Services, LLC (CCI-ECS) is one of four 8(a) companies that won a competitively- bid Multiple Award Construction Contract (MACC) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for construction and renovation/repair projects at John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, Johnson Space Center in Texas, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and…Read More