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.
Wally Carlo, a founding member of the Doyon Foundation board of directors, will once again serve as a Foundation board member. The Doyon, Limited board appointed Carlo to the Foundation board at its May strategic planning session. 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.
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
Allan Hayton has been named director of Doyon Foundation’s language revitalization program. Hayton, who assumed the role in late May, will lead the program, which was established in 2012 to revitalize Interior Native languages and make language-learning opportunities available to all Doyon, Limited shareholders and other interested learners. Read more
Students, alumni and guests enjoyed prizes, food and fun at the spring student dinner, hosted by Doyon Foundation and the Doyon Foundation Alumni Association on April 30 in Fairbanks. Read more
This year, 81 donors pledged a total of $5,625 to support Doyon Foundation scholarships through the Pick. Click. Give. program!
From all of us here at the Foundation, thank you for your generosity. Read more
Attention, Doyon Foundation students! Are you planning to apply for a basic or competitive
scholarship for the fall 2015 semester? If so, be sure to update your calendar – the scholarship
deadline has been changed from April 15 to May 15!
A series of Where Are Your Keys (WAYK) language trainings were held within the Doyon, Limited region this fall, drawing nearly
50 language learners-teachers. Read more.
Doyon Foundation paid a visit to the First People’s Cultural Council (FPCC), located in British Columbia, in September.
The visit was an effort to continue to research and learn from other organizations’ best practices and continue to grow and
improve our language revitalization program. Read more.
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
Last fall, Doyon Foundation hosted a training on the Where Are Your Keys (WAYK) language learning system. WAYK founder, Evan Gardner,
facilitated the training, which took place in Fairbanks. The intent behind this system of learning is to train people on how to
quickly become fluent speakers of indigenous languages. Thirty people attended the training, coming from different Athabascan
villages throughout the Doyon region. In an effort to find out how successful the training was, and to learn how we
could improve future trainings, we completed a post-training evaluation.
The full report is now available here.
A special thank you to Elias Saylor, our summer intern, who completed the report with support from Evaluation Research Associates.
Doyon Foundation and Transparent Language, Inc. has announced the launch of the Doyon Foundation 7000 Partnership.
The goal of the partnership is to create leading-edge software for the teaching and learning of the Athabascan languages of Alaska’s
Doyon region, which encompasses approximately 12.5 million acres in Interior Alaska.
Doyon Foundation is pleased to announce that Chalisa Attla was selected to receive the very first Arctic Information Technology (AIT) competitive
scholarship for the 2014 – 2015 academic year. Read more.
The 2013 Doyon Foundation annual report is now available.
Click here to view.
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.
An enormous thank you to the 120 golfers, 50 volunteers and 50 sponsors for “chipping in for education” at the recent 15th annual Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic! The 2015 event took place Thursday and Friday, June 18 and 19 in Fairbanks, Alaska. Read more about this year’s event and see event photos on Facebook.