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Robert "Aqqaluk" Newlin, Sr. Memorial Trust

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Last Updated: 2016-02-04

At A Glance

Robert "Aqqaluk" Newlin, Sr. Memorial Trust

333 Shore Ave., Ste. 202, P.O. Box 509

Kotzebue, AK United States 99752-0509

Telephone: (907) 442-1607

URL: www.aqqaluktrust.com

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $23,586,060

Total giving: $887,730

EIN

943116762

BRIDGE Number

1246547976

Additional Contact Information

Toll-free tel.: (866) 442-1607

Background

Established in 1990 in AK; status changed to a public charity in 2002

Purpose and Activities

The trust awards scholarships to NANA shareholders, their descendents and dependents who are interested in pursuing college and post-graduate degrees, and post-secondary education.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to Native Alaskans of the Anchorage region who are NANA shareholders or the descendants of NANA shareholders for educational and vocational achievement.

Scholarships

Awards up to $2,000 for full-time students, or up to $1,000 for part-time students, are available to NANA shareholders, descendants of NANA shareholders, or dependents of NANA shareholders or their descendents.

Fields of Interest

Population Groups
  • Indigenous peoples

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $23,586,060 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,181,589

Expenditures: $2,205,931

Total giving: $887,730

Qualifying distributions: $1,496,659

Giving activities include:

$20,000 for 1 grant

$867,730 for 350 grants to individuals (high: $11,000; low: $50)

$618,673 for foundation-administered programs