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American Indian College Fund Statement on Events at U.S. Capitol

The attack last week on the U.S. Capitol was an attack on every peaceful citizen who believes in a representational democracy in which all races, genders, ethnicities, and creeds have a place at the table.

Structural Racism in Education Video Presentation Featuring Cheryl Crazy Bull

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, will participate in a panel discussion about structural racism in our education system and its impact on economic outcomes for all Americans.

Great.com Talks With… American Indian College Fund

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, and Dina Horwedel, Director of Public Education, share news about the College Fund’s mission and work with Native students and communities on Great.com, a podcast highlighting the good work that organizations are doing worldwide.

American Indian College Fund Mourns Loss of Robert Bible, President of the College of Muscogee to COVID-19 

The American Indian College Fund and its governing board of trustees is saddened to learn of the death of Robert Bible, President of the College of Muscogee Nation (CMN), a tribal college in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. President Bible was known throughout Indian Country for his selfless dedication to his community and for his outstanding contributions to American Indian higher education with his humility.

Charity Navigator Highlights the American Indian College Fund

Charity Navigator Highlights the American Indian College Fund

Charity Navigator, a respected charity watchdog organization, is highlighting Native American charities on its blog as part of its strengthened commitment to promoting a more equitable social sector by encouraging both organizations and donors to consider aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their decision-making.

Charitable Giving Opportunity Under CARES Act

Charitable Giving Opportunity Under CARES Act

You may be able to decrease your taxable income in 2020 through The CARES Act. The law allows taxpayers who do not itemize deductions to take up to a $300 deduction for a cash contribution made to qualifying organizations such as the American Indian College Fund in 2020. In previous tax years and normal tax rules, you cannot deduct charitable donations unless you itemize deductions.

For those who do itemize deductions, the CARES ACT has suspended limits on charitable contributions for the tax year 2020. This year taxpayers can deduct donations for up to 100% of their adjusted gross income. Previously the rules allowed deductions up to 60% of your income. For those in a position to do so, one can give up to 100% of their income and owe zero in taxes. Donations must be made by midnight, December 31, 2020.

American Indian College Fund Teams with Ford Motor Company Fund to Provide Native-Serving Organizations with $134,611 in Protective Gear

American Indian College Fund Teams with Ford Motor Company Fund to Provide Native-Serving Organizations with $134,611 in Protective Gear

Native American communities suffer from coronavirus infection rates greater than 3.5 times that of white people, according to the Centers for Disease Control. So, when the Ford Motor Company Fund (the Ford Fund), a longtime supporter of the American Indian College Fund, proposed partnering with College Fund to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to non-profit organizations serving Native communities and Colorado communities in need, the College Fund jumped at the chance.

American Indian College Fund to Award 10 Tribal Colleges and Universities with Grants for Native Arts Enrichment and Expansion of Existing Programs and Curriculum Development 

American Indian College Fund to Award 10 Tribal Colleges and Universities with Grants for Native Arts Enrichment and Expansion of Existing Programs and Curriculum Development 

The American Indian College Fund is awarding $900,000 in grants to nine tribal colleges and universities for the two-and-a-half-year program to establish new Native arts programs and to expand existing Native arts programs at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs).

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The Time Is Now

|  2020 E-NEWSLETTER  |  VOLUME 20, ISSUE 4  |Circle of HopeThe Time Is Now As I again find myself reflecting on the...

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