Project: Build capacity and adaptation planning for the Chignik Intertribal Coalition (CIC).

Project Description: Capacity building and operations budgeting through training. Chignik Intertribal Coalition is composed of the federally recognized tribes located in the Chignik Region (Chignik Bay, Chignik Lake, Chignik Lagoon, Ivanof Bay and Perryville). These tribes depend on the sustainability and viability of the Chignik Management Area subsistence and commercial fisheries.

People/Organizations responsible for completing these steps: Members of CIC, supporting Tribal Communities, and promoting Coastal Community Resilience, Foraker Group.

Cost Estimates:

Costs: $150,000.00

Timeline: 2-3 years

Funding Partners: Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Alaska Community Foundation, Alaska Sea Grant, BIA Tribal Resiliency Program, Administration for Native Americans, Rasmussen Foundation, Intertribal Agriculture Council, Native American Agriculture Fund, Bristol Bay Native Corporation Shareholder Development

Evaluation Measures:

  • Six people will be able to receive training in various capacities for CIC.

Key Project Contact:

Name: George Anderson

Title: President

Organization: Chignik Intertribal Coalition

Questions about the CEDS?

Contact Kristina Andrew

Economic Development Program Manager

(907)-842-5257 ext. 6223

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