Get Involved

At the American Indian College Fund we work year-round to raise awareness and funds to help Native Americans attend and complete college. Show your support by joining us at one of our signature events or create your own fundraiser designed just for you and your friends.

Signature Events

Twin Cities E.A.T.S.S.

Join renowned chefs, Sean Sherman, Ben Jacobs, and four of the best chefs the Twin Cities have to offer as they combine their ingredients to serve up their support for Native college students.

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2019 Flame of Hope Gala

Join us in New York for our 30th Anniversary celebration with entertainment by American Indian singer Brooke Simpson, a contestant and finalist from The Voice.

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Fundraise for AICF

Fundraise for the College Fund

Create Your Fundraising Page

We have made it as easy as possible to create your own personal fundraising page. Share your event and communicate with everyone in your network, family, friends, colleagues – everyone you know! Make it personal! Share event updates, fundraising goals, pictures and videos. Need help? We can provide you with graphics, images and videos to build your fundraising page.

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Get Help With Your Event

Digital and social media fundraising not your cup of tea?
Please complete the New Event Application and we will contact you.

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    Tips for a Successful Event

    It’s easy to host your own event to support the College Fund. Whether it’s a wine tasting, birthday party or school fundraiser, you can help make a difference in the life of an American Indian student and we are here to help!

    Have Fun

    Choose something you like to do. This is a great way to let your community know how much you care about American Indian students and your support of the American Indian College Fund.

    Take the Lead

    Show your network you are serious about fundraising by making the first donation.

    Don't Be Shy

    Ask your friends, family and colleagues to support your fundraiser. Social media is a great way to reach a large group of people. And don’t be afraid to follow up and ask again!

    Thank You

    Thank the people who participate. Saying “thank you” and showing your appreciation is important. When people feel appreciated they will support you again!

    Fundraising Toolkit

    To help make your fundraiser a success we have provided several resources for you to use.

    Social Media Images

    Use these images to show your followers your commitment to fundraising for the College Fund.

    Videos

    Posting a short video is a great way to let your friends and network virtually meet our students.

    Talking Points

    Use these talking points to let your network know what the American Indian College Fund is about and why Education is the Answer!

    Event Flyer

    A poster is great way to remind people about your event. Easy to print and easy to post!

    Event Email

    Send a signature email to your network to increase participation.

    Thank You Letter

    Thank the people who participate. Saying “thank you” and showing your appreciation is important. When people feel appreciated they will support you again!

    AICF <b>Fundraising</b><br>Ideas

    Fundraising
    Ideas

    Birthday Donations

    The greatest gift people can give you is supporting a cause important to you.

    In Honor or Memory

    There is no better way to honor or remember someone you love than to give a gift in their honor or memory.

    Team College Fund

    Running a race, riding a bike or participating in an event? Increase your motivation and boost your commitment by raising funds for an American Indian College Fund scholarship

    Get Creative

    Have a dinner party, arrange a happy hour, plan a golf outing, or organize a school fundraiser. The sky is the limit!

    Participating Partners

    Each partner below, through their business, participates in our mission to increase the number of American Indians with a college degree. Shop and a portion of the proceeds from your purchases will support Native scholars.

    AICF Partner

    Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the College Fund.

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    AICF Partner

    Pendleton donates 7.5% of the net wholesale price for each licensed product sold to the College Fund.

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    Giving
    Through Work

    Does your employer have a payroll deduction giving program or matching gift program? Giving through your employer provides significant funding for our scholars. Last year alone, the funds from individuals who donated through payroll deductions provided 80 scholarships. Ask your employer about donating a portion of your pay check to the American Indian College Fund.

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