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American Indian College Fund Supports Resolution to Restore Olympic Record to Legendary Native American Athlete Jim Thorpe

July 29, 2020 Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund is supporting the movement, which includes a resolution introduced by U.S. Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico), to compel the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to posthumously restore the sole 1912...

The Wilke Family Foundation Grants $1 Million to American Indian College Fund to Grow Computer Science Programs at Tribal Colleges

July 15, 2020 Denver, Colo.— Jeff Wilke, CEO of Worldwide Consumer at Amazon, knows the difference technology can make. As a boy growing up in Pittsburgh, he learned to code. That skill took Wilke from public school to Princeton and the Massachusetts Institute of...

Re-Name Mascots to End Harmful Stereotypes

Mascot Statement #TheTimeIsNow for racist sports team names and mascots to be re- named. The American Indian College Fund appreciates its long-time mission supporters, FedEx, Nike, and WalMart. They have chosen to stand alongside indigenous groups across the United...

AT&T Contributes $350K to American Indian College Fund Charity Offering Native Student Scholarships and College Readiness Programs to Increase Number of Native Americans With A Higher Education

Denver, Colo., June 30, 2020—COVID-19 had a more devastating impact on Native American communities than others. Because only 14% of American Indians and Alaska Natives have a college degree—less than half of that of other groups, the American Indian College Fund was...