Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a holiday that celebrates and honors the Indigenous people of America and commemorates their shared history and culture.

Southcentral Foundation welcomed many distinguished guests as the summer drew to a close, ranging from grantmakers, to a federal commissioner, and the nation’s top doctor.

The SCF Elder Program garden had a successful growing season this summer, despite the cool spring weather in Anchorage.

From the first moment you find out you’re going to become a parent, to the nine short months to birth, you do a lot of planning. You can have fun picking names, deciding how to decorate the nursery, planning a baby shower, and much more.

According to, Alaska’s suicide rate was at its highest since 1996. Currently, Alaska has the second highest suicide rate in the United States. Per 100,000 residents, 27.1 committed suicide, which is more than double the national average.

The laughter of happy children filled the air as Cook Inlet Native Head Start celebrated the opening of its new playground in September.

In 2014, Lisa Wade, director and member of the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council, was invited to join a new organization whose mission is to address the concerns in the Mat-Su Borough linked to child maltreatment.

The first animated children series to feature an Alaska Native lead character will debut nationwide on PBS, the number one educational media brand for kids, in the summer of 2019.

Tucked away in the woods of Eklutna, in a calm and serene atmosphere, is the Ernie Turner Center — a new 16-bed residential treatment center.

Working and attending school full-time, or even part-time, can be exhausting. To encourage success, Southcentral Foundation has the education assistance program that provides support to employees who are continuing their training and education in a field related to the continued success of SCF.