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American Indian College Fund Congratulates Tribal College Faculty and Staff Completing Master’s and Terminal Degrees

Denver, Colo.—August 4, 2020– The American Indian College Fund is announcing the graduation of seven tribal college and university faculty members who participated in the College Fund’s Mellon Master’s and Mellon Faculty Career Enhancement programs. Both programs...

American Indian College Fund Awarded $50,000 Rise Prize

July 28, 2020 Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund was awarded a $50,000 Rise Prize to create both a higher education cohort of Native student mothers and programming that is responsive to their unique needs as college students. The program will be called...

For the Wisdom of the Children Meets COVID-19

By Janine Pease, For the Wisdom of the Children LBHC Project Director Just as we were rounding the turn to the last leg of the school year, the COVID-19 Pandemic hit. The Montana governor declared a Shelter in Home order in response to the coronavirus, and all public...

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...