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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Position Open- Community Outreach Coordinator

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Community Outreach Coordinator, this position is full-time with benefits. The Community Outreach Coordinator works closely with BBEDC management and staff to promote awareness about BBEDC programs and services in member communities through the development of effective outreach materials, conducting a variety of outreach activities and building cooperative relationships. Please refer to the full job description for a listing of the requirements and duties.  Contact BBEDC for more information at 842-4370, 1-800-478-4370 or email chris@bbedc.com. Candidates must provide a cover letter, resume and complete application.                               BBEDC Employment Application   Community Outreach Coordinator Job Description

Mid-Year Opportunity to Apply for the Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust

Applications are now available for the 2018-2019 Mid-Year HSST Scholarship.  If you missed or were ineligible for the Fall funding, submit your application by January 4, 2019 to be considered for funding. Applications must be received by BBEDC in the Dillingham office by 5:00pm on January 4th, if you are mailing, your postmark must be no later than the due date.  Mid-Year HSST Application

Attention Fishers!

If you received a Vessel Upgrade Grant, RSW Purchase Grant, or an In-Season Emergency Grant  during the years of 2015, 2016, or 2017 please supply the following to the Regional Fisheries Department:

  • Provide proof of actively participating in the Bristol Bay salmon fishery for the 2018 salmon season while using the same vessel or vehicle that received the upgrades by providing a fish ticket or a copy of your fishing statement.
  • Provide proof that you have maintained residency (per BBEDC Residency Policy) within the region for 2018 by completing our Residency Affidavit form.

Failure to supply the aforementioned documents by December 31, 2018 may result in an obligation to repay the grant funds received. If you have already supplied the information, thank you! Please contact Gary Cline, gary@bbedc.com or Tony Zoch, anthony@bbedc.com if you have any questions or would like to know more about the Regional Fisheries programs. BBEDC, 842-4370.      BBEDC Residency Form

BBEDC 2017 Annual Report

BBEDC 2017 AR Cover MAINThe BBEDC 2017 Annual Report is now available. Please take some time to review our activities over the last year and see all of the amazing opportunities available for residents and communities. Enjoy, and please contact us if you are interested in learning more about any of our programs.




Books for Sale- The Canneries, Cabins and Caches of Bristol Bay, Alaska

HSST bookLooking for a gift to give from the Bristol Bay Region? John Branson's book is a great choice. Filled with pictures and history of the Bristol Bay fisher, it is sure to please. For more information or to purchase your copy, contact BBEDC at 907-842-4370 or admin@bbedc.com. Resale quantity discount available. All proceeds from the sale of the book go to the Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust.