Welcome to 2023.
Our work starts now.
Welcome to 2023.
Our work starts now.
The State of the American Indian College Fund Address
Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, shares how our work helps Native students access a higher education—and helps tribal colleges and their faculty to provide a culturally relevant, first-rate higher education.
The Indigenous Visionaries program builds upon the American Indian College Fund’s ongoing work of developing Native women leaders through education, mentoring, networking, and storytelling. Indigenous Visionaries connects students at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) with faculty in their area of study.
The American Indian College Fund provides financial support for Native American students and tribal colleges and universities, and also supports programs for institutional growth and sustainability and cultural preservation.
$283.7M Invested into Native Communities
153,890 Scholarships awarded since 1989
Scholarships Distributed in 2021-22
Million Scholarships in 2021-22
First-Generation Scholars Served in 2021-2022
Accredited Tribal Colleges and Universities Supported by Our Work
Native American Tribes Supported by Our Work
of Donations Go to Scholarships, Programs, and Public Education
“Many Nations” The Latest American Indian College Fund Student-Designed Pendleton Blanket, Now Available For Purchase
Pendleton Woolen Mills, the acclaimed lifestyle brand of Portland, Oregon, together with the Denver-based American Indian College Fund, has announced that the winning Tribal College Blanket Design for 2022, Many Nations, is now available for purchase in Pendleton’s American Indian College Fund collection. Diné College Student, Dustin Lopez, Creates Winning Design.
International Women’s Day Should Be Every Day: #Embrace Equity
International Women’s Day (March 8) is a day when people around the globe are asked to imagine a world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive; where difference is valued and celebrated; and where we come together to forge women’s equality by working to #EmbraceEquity.
American Indian College Fund Honors 35 Tribal College Students of the Year and Dr. Michael Oltrogge, President, Nebraska Indian Community College, as Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year
The American Indian College Fund honored 35 tribal college and university students with 2022-23 Student of the Year awards and scholarships, and Dr. Michael Oltrogge, President of Nebraska Indian Community College, with its 2022-23 Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year at a ceremony held Sunday, March 5 at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico.
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Tribal Colleges and Universities
The American Indian College Fund supports 35 tribal colleges and universities.
News From Our Program Team
Building the College of Menominee Nation’s Capacity through Culture, Community, Connections, and Collaboration
In the spring of 2022, the American Indian College Fund awarded the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) the Ihduwiyayapi: Advancing Indigenous Early Childhood Education Grant for its teacher education program, which is a community-centered and multi-faceted approach to early childhood education that builds on CMN’s current capacity to teach and train early childhood educators to graduate with the skills to be fully equipped to teach the Menominee Nation’s littlest learners.
American Indian College Fund Hosts First Ever High School Equivalency Program Convening
The American Indian College Fund gathered staff and faculty from current high school equivalency (HSE) TCU partners to spend a couple days together sharing experiences and knowledge on supporting HSE students and programming.
Culturally Relevant Lessons with ECE Students Provide Healing Opportunities
During the onset of the pandemic in 2020, Stone Child College (SCC) received a TCU-Head Start partnership grant, To Come Together for our Children, to partner with three Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) and the University of Montana-Western (UMW) to deliver...
American Indian College Fund Mourns David Kennedy
David Kennedy, co-founder of Wieden+Kennedy, the College Fund’s advertising partner for more than 30 years, passed away October 10. We honor his life and work.