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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Updates 

BBEDC 2018 Program Directory

The 2018 BBEDC Program Directory is now available online and will be hitting local mailboxes soon! Be sure to check out the directory for all of the available programs in 2018. For complete information and deadlines for all programs, contact BBEDC at 907-843-4370 or check out the individual web pages as we will be adding new information in the coming days.      BBEDC 2018 Program Directory

Receptionist Position Open at BBEDC

BBEDC is currently recruiting for a Receptionist. This is a full-time position with benefits and is open until filled. If interested please submit a cover letter, application and resume. See the full job description for more information or call Chris Napoli at 907-842-4370.   Receptionist Job Description    BBEDC Employment Application

Tax Preparation Program 2018

BBEDC will once again be offering the Tax Preparation Program to residents of our 17 CDQ communities. This program assists with filing timely IRS Tax returns by offering up to $125 for professional preparation per tax return. You must register, use a preparer on our approved list, and only 2017 tax returns are prepared. For more information contact BBEDC at 842-4370.  BBEDC Tax Preparation Application     BBEDC Approved Tax Preparers

Career Fairs

career fairBBEDC will be hosting two career fairs this spring. On March 27, 2018, a career fair will be held in Dillingham at the Middle School Gym at 8:30 a.m., and on March 28, 2018 a career fair will be held in Naknek at the Bristol Bay High School Old Gym @ 9:00 a.m.

This is an excellent opportunity to network and meet students for potential recruitment, employment, and internship opportunities. Scholarship information for students and community members will also be available. For more information or to sign up an entity to participate, please email Laticia Swift at laticia@bbedc.com or call 907-842-4370.

Introducing the Fisheries Habitat Protection Grant

BBEDC will provide a grant opportunity designed to support organizations and individuals who are working to protect the habitat that sustains the Bristol Bay fisheries from unsustainable development, specifically from large scale metallic mining. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to support individual endeavors, and larger awards are available for organizations based in Bristol Bay. Grant distribution will be project specific and require the applicant to provide a project narrative, budget, time table for completion, and reportable, deliverable outcomes. Interim reports and updates will be mandatory upon BBEDC's request. Funding is limited and all proposals are due by March 30, 2018. For more information on how to apply, contact Gary Cline or Anthony Zoch in the Regional Fisheries Department by phone at 842-4370 or 1-800-478-4370, or email Regionalfish@bbedc.com.

Alaskan Leader Foundation Grant Opportunity

The Alaskan Leader Foundation is now accepting applications for funding of local non-profit organizations and projects for 2018. Applications may be mailed, faxed, or emailed to reach BBEDC by the due date of Friday, March 30, 2018. For more information see the Application and Announcement, call Helen Smeaton at 842-4370, or email @ helen@bbedc.com.      ALF Application and Announcement

BBEDC 2016 Annual Report

BBEDC 2016 AR Cover MAINThe BBEDC 2016 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 Laticia at 907-842-4370. Resale quantity discount available. All proceeds from the sale of the book go to the Harvey Samuelsen Scholarship Trust.