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Our Impact

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.

$237.1M Invested into Native Communities
143,281 Scholarships awarded since 1989

Total Scholarships Distributed in 2019-2020

College Students Served in 2019-2020

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First-Generation Scholars Served in 2019-2020

Accredited Tribal Colleges and Universities Supported by Our Work

Native American Tribes Supported by Our Work

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of Donations Go to Scholarships, Programs, and Public Education

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Native Pathways Spring 2021 Education Events

We want you to be prepared for all of the challenges you’ll face this year, so we’ve scheduled a calendar of webinars and videos to assist you with everything from working with your professors to applying for scholarships. Add the events to your calendar, and sign-up for notifications here.

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Tribal Colleges and Universities

The American Indian College Fund supports 35 tribal colleges and universities.

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News From Our Program Team

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.

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