Research and Programs


We research the impact of our scholarships and programs on students and Native communities and provide avenues for collecting and disseminating research.

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Early Childhood

We strengthen Native families’ roles in early childhood education and provide learning opportunities by promoting families as advocates and partners in children’s education. The result is reduced inequity and greater opportunities for family engagement in community advocacy and policy.

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Native Place-Based Leadership

We develop the next generation of Native leadership with resources and program support for Native students.

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Faculty Development

Our fellowships for tribal college faculty and staff help them earn advanced degrees.

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Native Language and Culture

Native communities face the risk of losing traditional arts, tribal languages, and cultural knowledge. Our grants create mechanisms to pass on traditional knowledge.

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Capacity Building Programs

We help tribal colleges and universities expand their education offerings and provide opportunities to create well-designed learning spaces, equipment, and infrastructure support.

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January 17, 2017


Come by Jan. 24th @illegal_petes Colfax 3-9pm Denver, CO mention fundraiser when you are paying & 50% of sales will support @collegefund

January 17, 2017

Denver Indian Health and Family Services

Yummy fundraiser or our friends at the American Indian College Fund! Go buy yourself a nice meal, and support education…

Inside the College Fund

Early Childhood Expert Appointed to Board of Directors of the National Board for Education Sciences

January 9, 2017 Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz is Co-Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored…