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Susan Anderson Concludes 23 Years of Service to TCF

On March 31, original CIRI enrollee Susan Anderson departed The CIRI Foundation after having served as the foundation’s president and CEO since 1999.
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2022-2023 ANHC Winter Schedule

The Alaska Native Heritage Center is now open for its first ever winter season!
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CIRI CARES Act Funds Enable SCF to Expand Services

While COVID-19 has affected virtually all segments of the population and every aspect of society, the greatest strain of the current pandemic has been on ...
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ANJC Leverages Digital Technology During COVID-19 Pandemic

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to innovative technologies, the Alaska Native Justice Center has worked expand the availability of its culturally based advocacy, intervention and ...
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The Alaska Native Heritage Center: An American Cultural Treasure

Created by a unanimous vote at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in 1987, the Alaska Native Heritage Center is a long-standing educational and cultural ...
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Nonprofit Spotlight: Southcentral Foundation

Founded in 1982, Southcentral Foundation (SCF) provides a range of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and wellness services.
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Nonprofit Spotlight: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation

As the media center for Alaska Native and Native American voices, Koahnic Broadcast Corporation delivers music programming, news and popular shows to a broad listenership ...
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Practice Makes Progress

CIRI shareholder Tim Chuitt credits Cook Inlet Tribal Council with helping him rebuild his own life—and save the life of a child.
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Nonprofit Spotlight: The CIRI Foundation

A private foundation established 37 years ago by the CIRI Board of Directors, The CIRI Foundation has contributed more than $35.5 million for the Alaska ...
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TCF President and CEO Celebrates 20 Years

In October, original CIRI shareholder Susan Anderson (Tlingit) celebrated 20 years with The CIRI Foundation.
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Alaska Native Justice Center

Through culturally based advocacy, prevention and intervention initiatives, the Alaska Native Justice Center works to restore dignity, respect and humanity to all Native peoples.
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SCF Hosts Nuka System of Care Conference

Health care leaders from around the world gathered June 17-21 in Anchorage to attend Southcentral Foundation’s ninth annual Nuka System of Care Conference.
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Alaska Native Heritage Center Celebrates 20 Years

To help raise money for its education and cultural-preservation programs, ANHC celebrated its 20-year anniversary with a fundraiser brunch April 20.
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A Seat at the Table for Everyone

CITC's Tribal Youth Symposium brings together representatives from every corner of the Cook Inlet region to collaborate and share their best practices for working with ...
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Growing Together

“Do more with less.” This is the constant struggle for most nonprofits — how to meet the growing needs of the increasing number of individuals ...
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Alaska Native Heritage Center

The Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC), a CIRI-affiliated nonprofit organization, showcases Alaska Native cultures and serves to educate visitors about the history and traditions of ...
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TCF President and CEO Receives Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award

For her role in strengthening communities through a commitment to improving Alaska’s social, economic and civic life, CIRI shareholder Susan Anderson, president and CEO of ...
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The CIRI Foundation Celebrates 35 Years

A private foundation established in 1982, The CIRI Foundation (TCF) has contributed more than $29 million for the Alaska Native beneficiaries of CIRI to participate ...
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TCF is Born

TCF was incorporated on July 9, 1982. Its primary purpose was, and continues to be, expanding and enhancing the educational assistance programs made available to ...
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ANJC Develops Sustainability Plan

Alaska Native people face increasingly disproportionate rates of victimization, incarceration and other justice-related issues in Alaska.
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CITC Opens Early Head Start Center in Anchorage

Finding child care in Anchorage just became a lot easier for Alaska Native families thanks to Cook Inlet Tribal Council’s (CITC) newest project, the Clare ...
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Donate Through Pick.Click.Give. Beginning Jan. 1

This year’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) filing period runs Jan 1-March 31. A unique giving tradition, Pick.Click.Give. allows Alaskans to share their PFDs with the ...
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CITC Partners with Covenant House to Create a Home for Homeless Youth

As part of its commitment to double the amount of transitional housing available to homeless youth in Anchorage, on Sept. 23, CIRI-affiliated nonprofit Cook Inlet ...
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Great American Smokeout Event

Join others across the nation using the Great American Smokeout as a day to quit tobacco forever.
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Alaska Native Heritage Center 2016 Summer Schedule

ANHC, a CIRI-founded nonprofit organization, showcases Alaska Native cultures and serves to educate visitors about the history and traditions of Alaska Native people.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is seeking volunteers to mentor youth. Please consider becoming a “Big,” playing a positive role and making a difference in ...
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KBC’s 2016 Alaska Native Art Auction

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation’s Alaska Native Art Auction will be held Feb. 18, 2016, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center.
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Local Nonprofits Score with CIRI Golf Classic

For the 32nd year running, CIRI held its annual Golf Classic in August, raising more than $110,000 for local youth and education nonprofits.
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Dena’ina Wellness Center Artwork Provides Healing Space

“People forget how important it is to have art living with us. Having those spaces where we can be peaceful and be empowered and heal, ...
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CIRI Encourages Community Support Through United Way Campaign

Each year CIRI raises funds for the United Way of Anchorage with a month-long campaign that offers CIRI employees a number of ways to support ...
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CIRI Can-Struction Benefits Food Bank

CIRI departments teamed up to collect canned goods for donation, then designed and constructed sculptures from their cans.
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Cook Inlet Housing Authority earns national award

On Monday, Aug. 31, while visiting Anchorage, President Barack Obama announced that Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) was one of six organizations nationwide to be ...
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Summer Pike Derby removes invasive fish

This August, fishing in Tyonek and Beluga, Alaska, was more than just a fun way to spend some time outdoors. Participants in the 2015 Tyonek ...
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Food for thought: CIRI supports Children’s Lunchbox at Muldoon Elementary

Imagine looking forward to school on Monday just because you know you’ll finally get a solid meal. That scenario is a reality for one out ...
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CIHA scores win for senior housing

Congratulations to Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA), whose Coronado Park Senior Village in Eagle River was recently selected as an outstanding Senior Housing property by ...
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32nd annual CIRI Golf Classic a big hit

Another successful year as the CIRI Golf Classic raises money for a good cause.
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Kenaitze Tribe breaks ground on Elder Center

Kenaitze Indian Tribe leaders celebrated the recent groundbreaking of the Tribe’s new Tyotkas Elder Center during a ceremony at the future home of the building.
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SCF partners with Harvard Medical School

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) has partnered with the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care to foster collaborations in research, education and practice.
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ANHC celebrates anniversary

On May 29, the Alaska Native Heritage Center celebrated its 15th anniversary.
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Chickaloon breaks ground on new clinic

The official groundbreaking for the new Ahtnahwt’aene’ Nay’dini’aa den (“Ahtna People, Chickaloon Place”) Gathering Place, a community health center in Sutton, Alaska, took place on ...
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CIRI affiliates receive awards, grants

Alaska Heritage Tours package named best in U.S., ANTHC Patient Housing Project moves forward with donation, and Southcentral Foundation leader honored.
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Federal loan program seeks Alaska Native homebuyers

Thinking of buying a home this year? Then think about looking into the HUD 184 Loan Program. This federal program offers housing opportunities for Alaska ...
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Pick.Click.Give. to your favorite nonprofits

When you complete your Permanent Fund Dividend application, you’ll have the option of selecting from a list of eligible Pick.Click.Give. organizations that can receive all ...
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Not afraid of heights? This job is for you

Perched atop a steel structure outside the Ironworkers Local 751 building in Anchorage, CIRI descendant Taylor Clinton called down to the instructors of Cook Inlet ...
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‘Tis the season

CIRI encourages employees – and you – to give back this holiday! When CIRI employee Rhonda Oliver volunteered for a November afternoon spent helping students ...
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CITC receives housing grant

CIRI-affiliated nonprofits partner on senior housing project During an Oct. 6 visit to Anchorage, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro ...
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Never Alone released

Game release date:  November 18, 2014 Built in partnership with the Alaska Native community, Never Alone is an atmospheric puzzle platform that explores the harsh and ...
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90% by 2020 community partnership targets absenteeism in schools

Even in the early days of a new school year, some students face a challenge that will put them at a disadvantage: They will be ...
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CITC’s Never Alone to launch in November

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Southcentral Foundation breaks ground on Nuka Institute

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Pay It Forward philosophy earns national recognition

For its exceptional philanthropic work, The CIRI Foundation (TCF) was honored with the Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP)’s 2014 Tribal Philanthropy Award. The award recognizes ...
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Artfully done: CIHA raises awareness with pop-up project

If you’re out and about in Anchorage this summer, you may have already noticed some unique works of art popping up around town. In June, ...
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Southcentral Foundation reaches historic settlement with Indian Health Service

A historic settlement agreement between Southcentral Foundation (SCF) and the U.S. Indian Health Service (IHS) will result in a one-time $96 million payment, plus $30 ...
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Mabel Pike Educational Center groundbreaking ceremony

The Alaska Native Heritage Center officially broke ground on the new Mabel Pike Educational Center on May 9 with plans to open this fall. The ...
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CITC youth get spun up about Fire Island Wind

Anuqa: Wind. Saa: Sun. Two sources of great energy, capable of generating power for whole cities. On June 4, 13 campers from Cook Inlet Tribal ...
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The CIRI Foundation scholarship and grant deadlines near

June 1, General Scholarship Deadline The CIRI Foundation (TCF) is accepting applications from full-time and part-time degree seeking students toward the June 1 General Scholarship ...
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“Native Voices” traveling exhibition visits Anchorage June thru November

A traveling exhibition shaped by Alaska Native health care leaders and culture bearers is coming to Anchorage in June. “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of ...
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Career Opportunity

Career development services, from resume writing to beyond

For many unemployed individuals, getting a job isn’t a simple matter of writing a resume or submitting an application. “To get that job, you need ...
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Big win for Cook Inlet Housing Authority

The Cook Inlet Housing Authority (CIHA) has been selected to receive the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award ...
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Save the date, March 29

Southcentral Foundation’s 17th Annual Gathering Saturday, March 29, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center Join us at this free, family-friendly ...
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Alaska Native Heritage Center prepares for educational expansion

Hosting more than one million visitors and over 200,000 school children since opening in May 1999, the Alaska Native Heritage Center (ANHC) is expanding to ...
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Alaskans can easily donate to CIRI nonprofits when applying for the PFD

Pick.Click.Give. allows Alaskans to share their Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) with the causes they care about. When completing the PFD application, Alaska residents can support ...
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The CIRI Foundation delivers first grants in new program to support art, culture

An ancient art form now experiencing a resurgence among Alaska Native people; a group of master artists passing their knowledge on to a new generation: ...
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The CIRI Foundation issues fall awards

The CIRI Foundation issues fall awards
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Southcentral Foundation to open new Valley Native Primary Care Center

Southcentral Foundation to open new Valley Native Primary Care Center
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Donate while applying for PFD

Donate while applying for PFD
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UAF offers ANCSA classes

UAF offers ANCSA classes
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Heritage Center seeks applicants for playwriting program

Heritage Center seeks applicants for playwriting program
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SCF primary care building to open new wing

SCF primary care building to open new wing
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Education, training provide long-term benefits

The CIRI Foundation continues to provide shareholders, descendants opportunities
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CIRES offers property leasing services

CIRES offers property leasing services
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CIHA president joins ATHENA Society

CIHA president joins Athena Society
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Cook Inlet Housing Authority offers homeownership services

Cook Inlet Housing Authority offers homeownership services
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CIRI Foundation Fall 2009 scholarship and grant deadlines

CIRI Foundation Fall 2009 scholarship and grant deadlines
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The CIRI Foundation activates phone tree

The CIRI Foundation activates phone tree
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KNBA 90.3FM seeking volunteers for upcoming membership drive

KNBA seeks volunteers for membership drives
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CITC to produce Cook Inlet region services directory

CITC to produce Cook Inlet region services directory
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Positive youth development in American Indian and Alaska Native communities

CITC joins White House roundtable on Native youth
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Local intertribal band Medicine Dream followed up their 2007 NAMMY

Intertribal band Medicine Dream nominated for NAMMYs
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The Alaska Native Heritage Center’s (ANHC) after-school program was nationally

Heritage Center after-school program receives national award
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Southcentral Foundation’s (SCF) 12th Annual Gathering will be held at

SCF to hold Annual Gathering on Jan. 24
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“Growing Up Native in Alaska,” the play, was reprised Nov.

Performance highlights young Alaska Native leaders from The CIRI Foundation book
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Southcentral Foundation’s Alaska Women’s Recovery Project (AWRP) opened its doors

New women's community center opens
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The CIRI Foundation (TCF) distributed more than 330 scholarship and

TCF awards $900,000 for fall term
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SCF celebrates CIRI shareholders’ academic success

SCF celebrates CIRI shareholders’ academic success Southcentral Foundation (SCF) proudly announces the academic achievements of three employees who graduated this spring from Alaska Pacific University ...
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The CIRI Foundation seeks CIRI shareholders, descendants for Board

The CIRI Foundation seeks CIRI shareholders, descendants for Board The CIRI Foundation (TCF) was established as a 501(c) 3, private foundation, in 1982. It was ...
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