Month: October 2010 Articles

Passing of Margaret Teachout

All of us at the American Indian College Fund would like to express our sincere condolences to David, Gerald, and Robert Gipp on the loss of their mother, Margaret Teachout, who entered the Spirit World Thursday, October 28.

Casey Lozar Recognized As One of 40 Leading Native Leaders Under 40

Casey Lozar Recognized As One of 40 Leading Native Leaders Under 40

Casey Lozar, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes and Director of Corporate and Tribal Development for the Denver, Colo.-based American Indian College Fund, was honored as one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s recipients of the 2010 Native American 40 Under 40 Award. Casey was recognized as part of the 35th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards Event on Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Tribal College Student Perspective: Speaking at the Gala

In addition to raising $385,000 for student scholarships, our Flame of Hope Gala on Oct. 14 presented our donors with the opportunity to meet many of our tribal college students, who came in for the event. But from a student’s perspective, the event was an opportunity for our tribal college students as well.

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American Indian College Fund Meets All 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability

The American Indian College Fund has been informed that it has met all 20 of the Better Business Bureau’s Standards for Charity Accountability in its recent review. The American Indian College Fund has raised money for scholarships for Native college students from across the nation for 21 years, while also supporting the nation’s 33 tribal colleges and universities.

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Hilton Worldwide Re-Establishes Scholarship Program

The American Indian College Fund received a generous grant from Hilton Worldwide, a renowned global leader in the hotel and hospitality industry, to re-establish the Hilton Worldwide Tribal College Hospitality Scholarship Program for the 2010-11 academic year.

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American Indian College Fund Names Embrey Family Foundation Women’s Leadership Project Scholars

American Indian College Fund Names Embrey Family Foundation Women’s Leadership Project Scholars

The Dallas, Texas-based Embrey Family Foundation has awarded the American Indian College Fund a $1 million grant over a four-year period for a Native women’s leadership program.
The project provides 20 scholarships and leadership training for American Indian women pursuing their bachelor’s degrees. As part of the leadership training, participants will attend annual retreats to develop skills and gain networking opportunities.

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