Founded in 2001 by Gana-A’Yoo, Limited, the Gana-A’Yoo Foundation is a separate non-profit charitable organization. We believe that education is the key to the future, and the Foundation’s goal is to increase the scholarships available for shareholders of Gana-A’Yoo, Limited and their descendants while attending an accredited college/university, trade, technical or vocational school. The goal is to support all eligible students who seek higher education. We are proud to sponsor the next generation and encourage them to be successful and give back to their community. We have awarded over $700,000 worth of scholarships to these scholastic achievers!
Mission, Vision & Values
To enrich and enhance educational opportunities for Tleeyegge Hʉt'aane' for Gana-A'Yoo shareholder and descendants as we are adapting to our environment.
Definition - Tleeyegge Hʉt'aane' - "the people of the land."
We continually invest in our people to promote healthy communities as they thrive and prosper
We are respectful of our land, culture, languages, traditions, and one another
We are trustworthy
We are responsible
We are ethical
Student of the Year
This award recognizes students, 7th grade to college, who model the mission, and values of Gana-A'Yoo Foundation. Nominees must be either a shareholder or a descendant of an original shareholder.
Submit nominations by January 24, 2020 to Crystal Sommer at:
1001 E Benson Blvd., Suite 201
Anchorage, AK 99508