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AFC Statement – Q & A

AFC Contact: Itoah Scott-Enns Executive Director 205-5006 50th Avenue PO Box 2392 Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2P8 Email: director@arcticfunders.com Phone: (867) 444-2321   AFC Quick Facts Members: 11 Arctic Regions Supported: Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Russia Focus Areas of Support: Marine Stewardship, Land and Freshwater Stewardship, Leadership Development and Capacity Building, Community...

Press Release – AFC Congratulates Bering Sea Region

-For Immediate Release- December 15, 2016 - The Arctic Funders Collaborative would like to congratulate the Alaska Native Tribes and organizations of the Bering Sea region on the recent announcement of an Executive Order by President Obama establishing a Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area. The Executive...

Learning the Dehcho Way in Denendeh

Our collaborative of funders is a primary driver of philanthropic support in the Arctic and very few of us are based in the North. To develop relationships with Northern communities, we need to establish reputation and trust, build networks, and find shared values. Most importantly,...

Connecting With Communities

They say there are seven degrees of separation between every person in the world. In the North, there are maybe two. Our small population and community networks mean that Northerners are very people oriented and are used to doing business face to face, even knowing...

Arctic Allies

  In the Dene culture, it is a part of our tradition that when you harvest food from the land, you distribute your catch amongst those close to you and those in need. My large family was very fortunate to always have a constant supply of...