Inside the College Fund Articles

Earth Day: The Importance of Native Graduates in Environmental Studies and Green Collar Jobs 

People across the nation will be celebrating Earth Day this Thursday, April 22. But for Tribal communities, Earth Day is year-round. The American Indian College Fund provides Tribal colleges and universities and their students study and internship opportunities that allow them to make a deeper impact on the environmental health of their communities. 

Deb Haaland Confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Interior

Deb Haaland will be a leader of the U.S. Department of Interior for all of America. But as an Indigenous woman who lives her identity, she will honor our ancestors and while making decisions about future generations of Indian people as a visible part of all of America.

Advocate for Native Representation in Education and Support Deb Haaland’s Confirmation as Secretary of Interior

Tell all U.S. senators that Representative Deb Haaland has the experience and leadership we need at the U.S. Department of Interior. The American Indian College Fund is joining allied Native organizations to advocate for Haaland’s confirmation as part of #DebForInterior Week of Action from Monday, February 22 to Wednesday, February 24. Join us during the #DebForInterior Week of Action to generate a groundswell of public awareness and support for Congresswoman Haaland for her confirmation.

U.S. Takes Historic Steps Towards Greater Equity

At the American Indian College Fund, we will continue our work to provide equitable access to a higher education for every Native American who wants one, while reinforcing the importance of civic education and engagement. We want and need more of our graduates at the table, representing our communities, so that every Native child can fulfill their dream—and Dr. King’s.