Announcements

2019 Neil Sargent Career Development Scholarship Application 

Applications still being accepted.

To fill out the forms please click the scholarship picture above to be taken to our scholarship page. 

NOK Youth Scholarship Program Now Available

NOK is happy to announce the creation of its new Youth Scholarship Program, designed to encourage participation in sports, camp and cultural activities by NOK youth. Alaska Native voting shareholders and lineal descendants, including adoptees, of Alaska Native voting shareholders that are in school, kindergarten through 12th grade, are eligible to apply.

$250 scholarships (limited to $250 per student, per year) may be used for athletic, scholastic, cultural and leadership trainings, camps and events, culture camps, sports camps, leadership events and music or other trainings.

Applications are open until funding is depleted in any calendar year.  If you know a youth who may be interested, please encourage them to apply. Scholarship applications may be obtained through the NOK office or downloaded off our scholarship page.

To fill out the forms please click the scholarship picture above to be taken to our scholarship page. 


Board Candidates Sought

Elections for three (3) people to the NOK Board of Directors for three-year terms ending in 2022 will be held at the Annual Meeting.  If you are interested in having your Board candidacy included in NOK’s Proxy Statement, please submit a completed Nomination Packet (available by contacting the NOK office) no later than June 7, 2019.  Also, a reminder that NOK’s established Drug and Alcohol Policy applies to Board members and that all incoming Directors will be required to pass a drug test prior to serving on the NOK Board.  


Virtual Participation Will be Available

For the third year in a row, NOK will be offering shareholders the opportunity to participate at a distance. Watch for additional details in the mail closer to the Meeting date.  And remember, virtual participants are eligible for Door Prizes (two online participants were prize winners last year).  If you’re unable to attend the meeting in person, we hope you will join us virtually. 


Congratulations to the Trusts Logo Contest Winners!

Thanks to all of you who submitted your logo ideas for the Natives of Kodiak Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust and the new NOK Benefits Trust. The Board of Directors were given the difficult task of choosing the winners.

Gerald Anderson won $500 for his submission for the Natives of Kodiak Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust.

Ashley Olsen won $500 for her submission for the NOK Benefits Trust. 


45th Annual Meeting - September 21st

The 45th Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Natives of Kodiak, Inc. will be held on Saturday, September 21st at 10:00 a.m. in Kodiak, Alaska at the Afognak Native Corporation building, 300 Alimaq Drive.  Sign-in will begin at 9:00 a.m. with breakfast and lunch provided. 


EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2019, STATEMENTS WILL NO LONGER BE MAILED TO THOSE RECEIVING DIRECT DEPOSIT, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED BY CONTACTING THE NOK OFFICE. 

And a reminder that, in accordance with the NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Restated Agreement, NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust beneficiaries are now required to transfer their NOK Shareholder Permanent Fund Trust units at the same time and in the same quantities as NOK shares. 


2019 Distribution Dates

March 29th
June 28th
September 27th
November 30th

2019 Distribution Change Deadlines

February 15th
May 17th
August 16th
October 18th

New direct deposit authorizations, or changes to existing authorizations, must be submitted to NOK six weeks prior to any regular distribution (see change deadlines above).  Direct deposit authorizations received after the deadline will be processed for the next Trust distribution date.  Address change and/or name change request forms are due the first business day of each month in which a distribution is paid. Forms may be downloaded from the Shareholder Forms page or may be obtained by contacting the NOK office.