Please note: If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will automatically be adjusted to the next business day.
For example, the November 2014 deadline will be Monday, November 17, as November 15 is a Saturday.
Allan Hayton, Doyon Foundation’s language revitalization program director, has been
selected to speak at TEDxFairbanks 2016, which is the first Tedx event to be held
in Fairbanks. The event will take place on Sunday, February 21.
Read highlights from Doyon Foundation’s 2015-2016 year! Click here
Today, tragically, all nine of the Athabascan languages of the Doyon region are
considered severely to critically endangered. In recent years, Alaska Native leaders
have increasingly begun rallying around the issue of language loss. The establishment
of the Doyon Foundation language revitalization program is just one example. Our
board and staff are committed to ensuring that current and future generations have
the opportunity to hear, to learn, and to speak the language of our ancestors. The
Doyon Foundation language revitalization strategic plan 2015-2017 is our roadmap
toward that vision. Click here
to view the strategic plan.
“With your help, anything is possible,” said Joseph Bifelt to the Doyon Foundation donors during his speech at the Foundation’s 2015 scholarship award ceremony. Alaskans have the opportunity to help make “anything possible” for students by supporting Doyon Foundation through the Pick. Click. Give. program, which kicked off January 1. Read more
This year, a total of 75 Alaskans contributed $5,375 to Doyon Foundation through Pick. Click. Give. A heartfelt “thank you” to our 2015 donors, who are listed here.
Students who applied for a Doyon Foundation scholarship are in for a pleasant surprise when fall 2015 awards are distributed – increased scholarship amounts to help pay for tuition, books and other academic expenses! The Foundation board of directors approved a significant increase of scholarship amounts at its May 2015 meeting. The increased amounts will be awarded to students starting with the fall 2015 semester. Read more
Congratulations to the class of 2015! Meet this year's graduates in the 2015 edition of the Doyon Foundation graduate yearbook, now available here. Have additions or corrections? Send updates to email@example.com or call 907.459.2048.
Student calls are very important to Doyon Foundation staff, and we make every attempt to answer all calls when they come in.
Foundation staff members are in the office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 5 p.m., but may be on another line or
have stepped away from their desk. If you call during this time and do not get an answer, please leave a message and we will get back to you
quickly. We are here to help you, but if you don’t leave a message, we can’t assist. Please help us help you by leaving a message when you call.
Vincent “Troy” Williams was just 24 years old when he died in a work-related accident on the North Slope in 1987. His family is
now creating a Doyon Foundation memorial scholarship to try to "turn the negative energy of pain into something positive.” Read
more about the memorial scholarship and how you can help on the
Beginning with the April 15, 2014 application deadline for fall 2014 competitive and basic scholarships,
Doyon Foundation will only accept applications online. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.
Did you know you can help Doyon Foundation earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer rewards card? Fred Meyer is
donating $2.5 million per year to nonprofits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give.
You can support the Foundation while you shop with just a few simple steps.
Congratulations to Doyon Foundation student Neal Charlie, of Minto, who graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy at the University of Alaska Fairbanks this spring. Charlie gave the student remarks at the graduation ceremony held May 14 in Fairbanks. Read more
Submit Proposals by February 12, 2106
The Doyon Foundation Language Revitalization Program will award six language revitalization grants up to $5,000 each. These grants will be awarded to organizations who wish to undertake a project to revitalize their Native language. Proposals are due by February 12, 2016. To learn more, view our flyer or download the application packet.