The Importance of Giving: Native Nonprofit Day 2023
May 19, 2023 marks the second annual Native Nonprofit Day. Beginning May 1, donors, from large foundations to individuals, are encouraged to give to Native-led nonprofits directly. The campaign is supported by the Native Ways Foundation and culminates on Native...
American Indian College Fund and United Health Foundation Announce $1.6 Million Program to Increase Healthcare Diversity
American Indian College Fund and United Health Foundation Announce $1.6 Million Program to Increase Healthcare Diversity Diversity in Health Care Scholarship Program to reduce ongoing health disparities in Native communities and diversify workforce. Denver, Colorado,...
Denver Post Names American Indian College Fund a 2023 Colorado Top Workplace for Fifth Consecutive Year
The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by Denver Post Top Workplaces. This is the College Fund’s fifth consecutive year on the list, which is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.
NNSP Statement on Tribal Regalia at Graduations
Four national Native scholarship providers comprise the NNSP: the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), the Cobell Scholarship Program administered by Indigenous Education, Inc., and Native Forward Scholars Fund.
American Indian College Fund Research Examines Academic Program Development and Assessment Focus for Student Success at Tribal Colleges
The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) is releasing three briefs with findings from a three-part research project on tribal colleges and universities it conducted in 2020-21. The focus of the research includes tribal college and university (TCU) student support services, program development and review, and sustainability.
Help Us Create Awareness of Murdered and Missing Indigenous People
May 1-7 marks the National Week of Action for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. Indigenous people disproportionately go missing or are murdered in this country, including women, girls, men, boys, and two-spirit (LGBQT) relatives. The American Indian College Fund urges our communities and supporters to use this week for public healing and to demand accountability from governments and law enforcement for this crisis, while remembering those we have lost. We ask our supporters to create greater visibility of Native people and greater awareness of the issue so this is no longer a “silent issue.”
American Indian College Fund Staff Member to Speak at Mental Health Summit
The American Indian College Fund’s Transfer and Admissions Program Administrator, Nicolette Weston, will speak at the National Scholarship Providers Association’s (NSPA) Mental Health Summit on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. The National Scholarship Providers Association focuses on advancing the collective impact of scholarship providers and the awards they offer.
The Land: Meaning, Perception and Worldviews
by Kai Teague Language is a means of communication and can take many forms, shapes, colors, and sounds. Language is essentially a code embedded with meaning. Meaning is derived from our experiences in life. In order to learn a different language, it is likely you 1)...
The Land: Thoughts Into Action
by Kai Teague What does water do? What does any seed, shoot, or root do? What does any other animal do? Buffalo, and birds What about moss or matts that grow on rocks? They disrupt, stir, break…ground, soil, rocks, and seeds. Water and wind move over, and through,...
American Indian College Fund Conducts Unique Student Support Services Research at Tribal Colleges and Universities
American Indian College Fund Conducts Unique Student Support Services Research at Tribal Colleges and Universities The study examines how TCUs define and achieve student success. April18, 2023, Denver, Colo. — The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) is...