Foundation Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors; apply by October 7, 2022

Doyon Foundation is seeking interested and qualified candidates to serve on our board of directors for three-year terms. The deadline for candidates to apply is Friday, October 7, 2022, at 5 p.m....

Storyteller Student & Supporter Profile: Megan Key

In our Storyteller profile series, we highlight the dreams, journeys and achievements of Doyon Foundation students, alumni and supporters. In this episode of Storyteller, our Morris Thompson...

July 2022 Native Word of the Month

https://youtu.be/Mq7vvKBoEuA Our July 2022 Native Word of the Month features a clip from our Storyteller language profile on Denaakk’e language learner, Kimberly Nicholas. In the interview, Kimberly...

Storyteller Language Profile: Kimberly Nicholas

In this Storyteller language profile, our language revitalization program director, Allan Hayton, speaks with Denaakk’e language learner, Kimberly Nicholas, who is also a member of our first Native...

Storyteller Alumni Update: Selina J. Sam

The Doyon Foundation journey doesn’t end with graduation! We are so proud of our alumni, the amazing places they have gone on to, the achievements they are making, and the positive differences they...

Foundation Receives Grant From Leon Huntington Fund for Scholarships

Doyon Foundation is honored to receive a $1,000 grant from the Leon Huntington Fund at the Alaska Community Foundation. The fund was established by Leon Huntington, a generous Hilcorp employee, and...

June 2022 Native Word of the Month

Sunset at the boat launch in Tanacross. Photo courtesy of Allan Hayton, who took this photo during a recent visit to the area. In the June Native Word of the Month, we share two audio clips from our...

Storyteller Student Profile: Sheena Twitchell, Morris Thompson SCholarship Recipient

https://youtube.com/shorts/XKuJRYrZX5g?feature=share Sheena Twitchell is the daughter of Christine Pitka Twitchell of Galena and Jerry Twitchell of Roosevelt, Utah. Her maternal grandparents...

Storyteller Student Profile: Eva Burk, Morris Thompson Scholarship recipient

Eva Dawn Burk writes: Sedelnekkaa Dim yel Joy Burk heelaanh, Toghotthele hut'aane eslaanh. My parents are Dim and Joy Burk, from Nenana. Setsoo, eenaa'e baanh, eesee Barbara Roberts gheelaa'ee,...

118 Students Receive Summer 2022 Doyon Foundation Scholarships

A total of 118 students are headed into the summer semester with funding support from Doyon Foundation scholarships! We are pleased to support the educational efforts of 49 part-time students and 69...

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Doyon Foundation is the private foundation for Doyon, Limited. Our work is focused in two main areas: scholarships and language, with the overall goal of improving the identity and quality of life for Doyon shareholders. Get to know more about us.

Our Scholarships

Through our scholarship program, we are helping our students develop the knowledge and skills they need to “be the change they wish to see in the world.” Learn more about our scholarships or apply here.

Language Revitalization

We are working to ensure the endangered languages of the Doyon region survive and thrive for future generations. Interested language learners can access online lessons for free through Doyon Languages Online. Start learning.

Our Donors

Thank you to our generous donors. Click here to view the complete list of individual and corporate donors.