Arctic Funders Collaborative
The Arctic Funders Collaborative is a small network of philanthropic funders investing in the Arctic to support and contribute to the collaborative efforts needed for Arctic communities, cultures and ecosystems to thrive. Explore our website to learn more about our collaborative activities and our community of Northern grantmakers
Arctic Indigenous Fund has launched their NEW Website and their NEW Logo!
The AIF wanted to make sure they support Indigenous companies, therefore for the Logo, the advisors worked with Vincent Design Inc.to help with their vision to include each aspects of their Northern Regions.
With the launch of the new site, Arctic Indigenous Fund are putting out an Open-Call for Letters Of interest for their Grant Cycle-2 in 4 different regions: Sápmi, Greenland, Canada and Alaska.
As a group, the Advisors are coming up with a response to the global pandemic in regards to each region's needs. They are moving forward with the plan to grant Indigenous Youth in the coming year.
We are pleased to announce
Arctic Funders Collaborative's
Liz Liske, previously the Indigenous Initiatives Fellow at the AFC has now taken on the Director roll for AFC. We are glad Liz will bring her experience with the AFC to the Director position. Here is a little bit of information about Liz:
Liz is a Yellowknives Dene First Nation member, a decedent of the Tetsot'ine, copper people surrounding Great Slave Lake. As the Indigenous Initiatives Fellow at the AFC, she supported the development and ongoing growth of the Arctic Indigenous Fund and general administration of the AFC. Liz also participates in leadership development programing through Philanthropy Northwest’s Momentum Fellowship Program. Liz joined the philanthropic sector after years working for her Indigenous government. She is an active community member serving as a Council Member for the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, on the NWT Regional Wellness Council for the North Slave Region, and on the Parent Advisory Committee for her child's school. She is also a part-time student in the Language Revitalization Course at Aurora College from the University of Victoria.
Welcome Liz to her new role at the Arctic Funders Collaborative!
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