GCI Communication Corp (GCI), an Alaska telecommunications company, will extend its broadband network to the Aleutian Island Chain to provide service to rural Alaska Native Villages. Aleutians schools and Alaska Native health corporations are hopeful the expansion will help combat the epidemic of youth suicide the rural villages face. The opportunity to provide telehealth counseling […]


The Village of Tyonek is a Dean’ina Athabascan Indian village of 193 residents located on a bluff overlooking Cook inlet, 43 miles southwest of Anchorage. The village is only accessible by sea or air and its residents maintain a subsistence diet primarily of salmon, moose, beluga whale and waterfowl. The village residents have a rich […]

Maniilaq Nursing Home

For Inupiat Eskimo families in Northwest Alaska, access to a nursing home for elders required boarding a flight to Anchorage, 549 miles southeast of Kotzebue, and leaving behind traditional foods, family and friends. In order to ensure that the area’s elders could grow old and spend their last years near their culture, family and friends, […]

Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility

The Yukon-Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility (YKEALF) received substantial economic help as US Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Bank, and Travois New Markets, a Community Development Entity dedicated to investments in Indian Country, worked together to provide the facility with more than $2 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) […]

Terra NW

Massive broadband expansion brings improved healthcare and connectivity to remote Alaska

Sadler Building

A center for nonprofits in a Anchorage neighborhood in transition from distress and decay to new life as the City’s Arts and Cultural District.

Covenant House Alaska

The NMTC financed the opening of the crisis center at 755 A Street, Anchorage, Alaska.