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Richard Frost Youth Scholarship Program
The Richard Frost Youth Scholarship Program will provide young voting Shareholders and registered Descendants, from kindergarten through high school, with financial support for a range of activities and events. The program is designed to be flexible and can cover anything from tee-ball registration to airfare to -participation in an Alutiiq culture camp on Kodiak Island. Applications will be available April 1, 2017.
See the Richard Frost Youth Scholarship Program on our website for more information or contact us at 1-800-658-3818 .
Koniag Burial Assistance Program
The Burial Assistance Program is designed to support Shareholders’ families during one of the most difficult times of their lives by covering a portion of funeral costs. Families of a deceased voting Shareholder can receive up to $1,000 in assistance for burial costs, and Koniag will disburse benefits within one week of receipt of a complete application. To be eligible for this benefit, the deceased Shareholder must be a voting Koniag Shareholder and have a valid will on file with Koniag. This program with take effect on April 1, 2017.
See the Koniag Burial Assistance Program on our website for more information or contact us at 1-800-658-3818 .
Scholarships & Internships—Koniag Education Foundation (KEF)
The Koniag Education Foundation (KEF) was established in January 1993 to provide education and career assistance to Koniag Shareholders and their Descendants. KEF is a separate non-profit corporation organized under Alaska law.
Koniag Angayuk Scholarship & Internship through KEF
This internship/scholarship program is designed to encourage our best and brightest and promote our future leaders.
Scholarship recipients are awarded an annual scholarship of $10,000 throughout their post-secondary education. Each summer, they work for Koniag or one of our subsidiaries during a six-to-ten week internship. This award allows the student to focus on his/her field of study and gain related work experience during the summer while helping Koniag identify, cultivate, and encourage future leaders.
You may apply for this scholarship in conjunction with other KEF scholarships.
Dividends & Distributions
Koniag Shareholders who own Class A, Class B, and Class C stock receive a dividend annually in January. The amount per share fluctuates in conjunction with the Corporation’s revenues and net income received each year.
Shareholders are responsible for updating their contact information. The easiest and quickest way to make sure contact information is updated is to log in to our web portal; My Koniag.
Shareholders can participate in the Direct Deposit Program where distributions are electronically deposited into their bank account. This ensures that the Shareholder will receive their dividend and help safeguard against lost, misplaced or stolen checks. Shareholders can also set up direct deposit and update bank information on My Koniag or by submitting the Direct Deposit eForm.
Sponsorship and Charitable Giving
In the spirit of Koniag’s core value “Sharing the Catch” we are proud to have a generous sponsorship and charitable giving process. Koniag’s giving is focused in five key areas: 1) education, 2) scholarships, 3) Alutiiq culture, 4) in-region economic development initiatives, and 5) other programs that directly serve our Shareholders and Descendants. The majority of Koniag’s giving targets non-profits and tribes in the Kodiak Island area.
Koniag invites its Shareholder and Descendant artists to sell their art at Shareholder events. A limited number of tables are available at these events at no charge, on a first-come, first-served basis. The dates of the events are available on our website calendar with the dates and locations announced in the Quliyanguapet (Our Stories) newsletter and on Koniag’s website and Facebook page prior to the actual events. Contact the Shareholder Services Department to reserve a table prior to the event if you are interested.
Our Artist Directory is a free, online resource featuring information on Koniag Shareholder and Registered Descendant Artists and their original, handmade Alaska Native artwork and non-consumable, traditional Alaskan handmade items. Please feel free to submit your self to our website for free!
Shareholder and Descendant-Owned Business Directory
Koniag maintains a list of Shareholder and Descendant owned businesses on our website. Please feel free to submit your business to our website for free!
Koniag maintains a Talent Bank of Shareholder’s specific skills so when opportunities arise the corporation can direct qualified Shareholders to those opportunities. We encourage Shareholders and Descendants to fill out the Talent Bank Survey so we will have your information on file. This can be done in My Koniag or download the form from our website.
As an incentive to encourage our Shareholders and Descendants to be active and engaged we offer a variety of prize drawings. Shareholders and Descendants are eligible for door prize drawings at various events where door prizes are offered.
Koniag may also offer cash prize drawings to encourage large participation in surveys, stock wills, descendant registration, or other items where input from Shareholders is a priority.
Voting Shareholders qualify to win larger cash prizes by submitting a signed proxy by the given deadline. This is only available during the election process.
Shareholder/Descendant Use of Karluk Cabins
Koniag owns and operates four cabins located at strategic locations along the Karluk River, and these four cabins each provide distinct opportunities for outdoor recreation and entertainment. These cabins are available for Shareholders and Descendants at no charge. Cabins are available on a first come, first serve basis. For more information please contact us at 907-486-2530.
Free Shareholder Land Permits
Koniag has a Land Access and Use Permit System that allows people the ability to experience our ancestral lands without damaging its pristine habitat or unparalleled wilderness character. Shareholders, their spouses, and Descendants can obtain permits at no charge by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
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