The Institute for Circumpolar Health Research
The Institute for Circumpolar Health Research grew out of the Arctic Health Research Network, which was founded in 2005 by Northern community members, doctors, academics, and scientists. ICHR aims to advance the health and wellness of Northern people and communities as an important area of scientific inquiry and public policy and focuses on specifically on bringing people, facilities, and resources to bear on health-related research in the Northwest Territories, as well as on raising health and wellness issues throughout the region’s communities and the broader circumpolar world.
The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation was established in 1937 by John Wilson McConnell to fund initiatives that improve the quality of life in Canada by building communities that help people develop their potential and contribute to the common good.
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
The Counselling Foundation of Canada, a family foundation funded by Frank G. Lawson and his estate, was established in 1959 to create and enrich career counselling programs and improve the technical skills of career counsellors. The object of the Foundation is to engage in charitable and educational activities for the benefit of people; thus enabling them to improve their lifestyles and make a more effective contribution to their communities.
Government of Northwest Territories
The Government of Northwest Territories aims to serve their communities by focusing on the strengths of Northerners.
Tides Canada provides innovative philanthropic, financial, and project management services for change makers- philanthropists, foundations, activists and civil organizations.
United Way matches the resources of the community (the fundraising campaign) to those areas of greatest need. United Way agencies respond to health and social service issues in our community.
Yellowknives Dene First Nation
Yellowknives Dene First Nation is comprised of the community members on who’s territory we are on. Together we work year-round with Elders, chief and council and other community members to support and provide programming on Chief Drygeese Territory.
Blachford Lake Lodge
Blachford Lake Lodge is a resort used for both tourism and professional development as well as being the site for Dechinta semesters and short courses year round.
Northwestern Air Lease
Headquartered in Forth Smith, NWT Canada, Northwestern Air is a scheduled and charter airline operating with a fleet of turbo-prop aircraft.