Pick. Click. Give. to Doyon Foundation
The 2019 Pick. Click. Give. campaign commenced January 1, with the opening of the Alaska PFD application period. Doyon, Limited shareholders are encouraged to consider Pick. Click. Giving to Doyon Foundation when completing their PFD application. The PFD application period runs January 1 – March 31, 2019. Alaskans can apply online at www.pfd.alaska.gov.
In 2018, 52 donors contributed $3,200 to support Foundation scholarships. These donations go directly to the Foundation’s general scholarship fund, which provides basic scholarships ranging from $800 for part-time students to $1,200 for full-time students. These scholarships support not only students pursuing traditional four-year degrees, but also certificates, associate degrees and vocational training. Visit the Foundation blog at doyonfoundationblog.com to read inspiring profiles of students who have benefited from donors’ generosity.
The mission of Doyon Foundation, which was established in 1989, is to provide educational, career and cultural opportunities to enhance the identity and quality of life for Doyon shareholders. In addition to the scholarship program, the Foundation is also a leader in the revitalization of the endangered languages of the Doyon region. Through its language revitalization program and Doyon Languages Online project, the Foundation is currently developing hundreds of online language-learning lessons for nine of the 10 Doyon region languages.