Joshua Franks is the manager of development for Southcentral Foundation (SCF). Joshua is an SCF customer-owner and Tribal member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Joshua has been with SCF since 2003. He manages planning, development, and maintenance of SCF’s comprehensive private- and public-sector fund-raising program. He develops and maintains relationships with private, state, and federal funding agencies for SCF, and advises SCF leadership on grant prioritization.
He is a co-creator and co-facilitator of SCF’s Alaska Native Men’s Wellness, a program dedicated to raising awareness of Native American men’s health and wellness.
Joshua holds an associate’s degree in general studies from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and is currently enrolled in an accelerated B.B.A. and management/M.B.A. program at Alaska Pacific University, in Anchorage, Alaska.
Joshua presents nationally and internationally on SCF’s corporate overview, fundraising efforts, and the relationship-based Nuka System of Care.