Month: August 2012 Articles

TCU Intellectual Capital

In February 2007 the American Indian College Fund announced a historic grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The five-year, $17.5 million grant initiative, named Woksape Oyate, Lakota for “Wisdom of the People,” built the intellectual capital of TCUs. The initiative allowed them to tailor programs to address their individual needs while strengthening the entire tribal college system.

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How to Help

Currently only 15% of American Indians hold college degrees. But with 42% of Native Americans being 24 years old or younger, you have the opportunity to make an incredible impact for this generation and generations to come when you donate today.