Our Mission
It is the purpose of the Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation to promote economic growth and opportunities for residents of its member communities through sustainable use of the Bering Sea resources.


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2015-16 Scholarships Awarded

hsst logo2012The Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust is happy to announce its 2015-16 scholarship awards.  A total of  $366,189 was awarded to 78 residents.  This year's scholarship for a full academic year is $4,948.50.  The mid-year opportunity to apply for an HSST scholarship will be in December for the 2015 winter and spring terms.  To see recent graduates of our scholarship program click here.


2015 BBSRI Port Moller Test Fishery

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Summer 2015 BBEDC Newsletter click here.


Full-time Permanent Position Available at BBEDC

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Regional Fisheries Coordinator.  The primary role of the position will be to implement and manage programs approved by the BBEDC board, assist in developing Regional Fisheries Program budget and coordinate with BBEDC staff for the development of fisheries related projects for BBEDC communities.  Full Job Description     BBEDC Employment Application


BBEDC 2013 Annual Report

BBEDC-Annual-Report-2013BBEDC is happy to announce that our 2013 Annual Report is now available online.  Copies are also in the mail to all 17 BBEDC CDQ communities. Enjoy!

BBEDC 2013 Annual Report



Developing Alaska's Maritime Workforce

The University of Alaska has been collaborating with maritime industry representatives, state agencies, legislators and other training entities across the state since 2012 on the Fishing, Seafood and Maritime Initiative (FSMI).  The goal of the initiative is to assess, develop and deliver training programs, raise awareness and further research to prepare Alaskans to meet current and emerging workforce, economic and scientific needs.  Through this effort, the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan was created and published in May 2014.  The University of Alaska is now working with maritime partners to implement the plan.  We encourage you to read the plan.