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.
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
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).
The American Indian College Fund Awards Four Native American Scholars with Grant Funding for Community Leadership Projects
Denver, Colo.— December 8, 2020—Four Native American college student scholars have been awarded funding for leadership projects to create positive change in their communities by the American Indian College Fund. All projects will be completed throughout the 2020-21...
American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills Name Student Deshawna Anderson as 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest Winner
The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills, the international lifestyle brand headquartered in Portland, Oregon, have selected Deshawna Anderson’s “The Courage to Bloom” as its 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest winner. Anderson is an enrolled member of the Crow nation, an American Indian College Fund scholar, and a student attending Little Big Horn College, a tribal college in Crow Agency, Montana. She is studying business administration.
American Indian College Fund and Three National Native Scholarship Providers to Build Collaborative Data and Research Capacity
American Indian and Alaska Native College Students: Building Collaborative Data Capacity for Assessing College Access, Persistence, and Graduation Success Project Funded by $1 Million Spencer Foundation Grant Denver, Colo.—November 10, 2020— Only 14.5% of American...
Denver, Colo.—October 27, 2020. Dr. Jennifer Janacek-Hartman, Vice President of Campus Services at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College, a tribal college in New Town, North Dakota, received the Most Innovative Approach to ROI award from the ROI Institute. She was one of...
Charter Awards a Total of $400,000 in Scholarships to Underrepresented College Students Stamford, CT – September 28, 2020 – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced the 20 college juniors who will make up its inaugural class of Spectrum Scholars, the...
THE DENVER POST NAMES THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND A WINNER OF THE COLORADO TOP WORKPLACES 2020 AWARD
Denver, Colo., September 9, 2020 — The American Indian College Fund was awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Denver Post for the second year in a row. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee...
August 27, 2020 Denver, Colo.— The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world's largest apparel, footwear, and accessories companies, granted $25,000 to the American Indian College Fund to create The VF...
The American Indian College Fund was founded in 1989. For 30 years, the College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native student access to higher education. We provide scholarships, programming to improve Native American student access to higher education, and the support and tools for them to succeed once they are there.
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