An original shareholder with 100 shares has received $27,513.00 in dividends from Goldbelt throughout their lifetime. $5.50 per share was distributed to each shareholder in the 2019 dividend. Dividends are distributed annually each November unless otherwise determined by the Board of Directors.
Each Goldbelt elder who is an original shareholder receives a one-time payment of $1,000 upon their 65th birthday in the redemption of Elders’ Stock. $950,000 in elders’ stock has been distributed to date.
Goldbelt has contributed over $1.4 million for scholarships over the past ten years. Scholarships are available to shareholdersin extracurricular activities, college students, and adults pursuing professional certificates/vocational training or other enrichment activities.
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College students and recent graduates who are shareholders or descendants can develop skills and explore career opportunities through the Goldbelt internship program. Goldbelt has helped kick-start the careers of 106 interns over the past 10 years — 15 of them now work at Goldbelt!
Learn more about the internship program
Goldbelt Ancestral Trust
The Goldbelt Ancestral Trust is our savings account for future generations of shareholders. The purpose of the Trust is to provide dividends, scholarships and burial cost assistance to the Trust Beneficiaries. Trust Beneficiaries are direct lineal descendants of Goldbelt’s original shareholders of Alaska Native heritage.
Visit the Goldbelt Ancestral Trust website