Gwich’in Business FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Designated Gwich’in Business?

A Registered Gwich’in Business means a Gwich’in business which has been designated by the Gwich’in Tribal Council as a Registered Gwich’in Business and which has satisfied the criteria for designation set for in section 9.0 of the Gwich’in Business Policy, eligible criteria includes:

  •  A minimum 51% ownership;
  • Management or active involvement in the business;
  • Local office in the GSA;
  • Assets in the name of business;
  • Ability to meet definition of Best Total Value

Does the Gwich’in Tribal Council have funding available for Registered Gwich’in Businesses?

No – Our office would refer incoming requests to existing agencies that administer these types of programs.