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Year: 2013 Articles

American Indian College Fund Named a Finalist for Family Engagement Investment

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced that the American Indian College Fund (The Fund) is part of a group of 45 innovative organizations from across the country will compete for possible funding of up to $500,000 for one to three years to implement effective family engagement models in early childhood education.

American Indian College Fund Receives $100K in Support from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, located near Highland, Calif., provided the American Indian College Fund with $100,000 to support of various program elements, including $50,000 for the scholarship program; $25,000 for the Sovereign Nations Scholarship Fund Endowment; and $25,000 to sponsor the College Fund’s annual fundraising gala.

American Indian College Fund Named in Better Business Bureau Advertisement

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) named the American Indian College Fund, along with several other charities they selected for its prestigious Wise Giving Alliance (WGA), in a full-page ad in USA Today. The BBB awards a WGA Charity Seal to preferred charities to help people choose charities who are wise stewards of donations.

Comcast Commits $2.4 Million in Support and Services to the American Indian College Fund

As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, the American Indian College Fund announced today that Comcast and the Comcast Foundation pledged more than $2.4 million to promote Native access to higher education. The American Indian College Fund received more than $2.4 million in support from Comcast for scholarships, a fundraising gala, and national advertising to promote public awareness, and College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull participated in Comcast’s Native American Heritage Month events as part of its employee enrichment activities.