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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

BBNC Board Application

BBNC seeks applicants to fill four board seats. Interested shareholders should submit a letter of interest, three letters of reference (two professional, one personal [no relatives]), a resume, and completed candidate questionnaire (available as PDF or Word document) to: Bristol Bay Native Corporation Nominating Committee 111 W 16th Ave., Suite 400 Anchorage, AK 99501 The…Read More

Bristol Bay ANSEP Middle School Academy

BBNC is excited to share that through a partnership with the University of Alaska-Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program (ANSEP) along with many funding partners, the recruitment has begun for a Bristol Bay ANSEP Middle School Academy to be held May 7 – May 18, 2018! Please click here to find a flyer about the…Read More

Alaskans Celebrate: EPA Right to Keep Bristol Bay Protections in Place

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, January 26, 2018 Alaskans Celebrate: EPA Right to Keep Bristol Bay Protections in Place DILLINGHAM, AK— Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, and organizations representing the Alaska Native community and fishing industries made the following statements after the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would suspend withdrawal of the proposed…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