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Apr 23, 2015, 07:00 ET

Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Chicago Gala

 The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala,...

Apr 11, 2015, 22:00 ET

The Walt Disney Company Invests in Young Native American Leaders with a $250,000 Commitment to the American Indian College Fund

 The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that The Walt Disney Company has committed $250,000 to create The Walt...

Mar 26, 2015, 06:00 ET

Jeff Bridges and the Abiders to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala, to be...

Mar 10, 2015, 06:00 ET
Waylon Ballew (Lummi Reservation/Northern Cheyenne), scholarship recipient with the American Indian College Fund, through the support of AT&T.

AT&T Grows Next Generation of Native American Leaders Through 22-Year Partnership with American Indian College Fund

Waylon Ballew (Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation/Northern Cheyenne) believes tradition is an important part of higher education. In order for...

Mar 09, 2015, 06:00 ET
William Mendoza, Executive Director of White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, to speak to American Indian College Fund convening on Early Childhood Education in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

National Policy and Education Experts to Speak at American Indian College Fund's Convening on Native Family Engagement in Early Childhood Education

William (Bill) Mendoza, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, Oglala-Sicangu Lakota, and...

Nov 06, 2014, 18:28 ET
Idina Menzel headlines the entertainment at the American Indian College Fund 25th Anniversary New York City Gala and invites up the young American Indian College Fund supporters in the audience to help her sing her hit singles on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at Pier Sixty in New York City. Credit: American Indian College Fund

American Indian College Fund Raises More Than $1 Million At 25th Anniversary Gala in New York City

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration and fundraising efforts with a black-tie gala that...

Oct 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with American Indian College Fund to Raise Awareness about Higher Education Needs in Native American Communities

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), a national Native education non-profit, today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal is...

Oct 15, 2014, 14:22 ET
Erika Torres-Hernandez, a tribal college student and Toyota Tribal College Scholarship recipient through the American Indian College Fund, plans to become a math teacher and work on her reservation.

Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom

A hardscrabble childhood didn't "harden" Erika Torres-Hernandez, but it did sharpen the Chippewa-Cree tribe member's resolve to achieve her goals...

Oct 09, 2014, 07:00 ET

Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund

The Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund for Native student scholarships through the Ford Motor Company...

Aug 05, 2014, 06:00 ET

Idina Menzel to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Gala

 The American Indian College Fund has signed Tony-award winning Broadway powerhouse vocalist Idina Menzel to perform live at its 25th...

Jul 23, 2014, 12:54 ET

American Indian College Fund and United Health Foundation Award $100,000 in Scholarships to American Indian Students Pursuing Health Careers

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced that $100,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 18 academically excellent students...

Mar 27, 2014, 16:11 ET

American Indian College Fund to Support Environmental Science and Sustainability Programs, Fellowships, and Internships

Tribal colleges serve communities that face environmental issues such as degradation of water quality, energy development, depletion of natural...

Nov 27, 2013, 13:51 ET

Comcast Commits $2.4 Million in Support and Services to the American Indian College Fund

As Native American Heritage Month comes to a close, the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced today that Comcast and the...

Oct 22, 2013, 12:45 ET

American Indian College Fund to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art Forms at Midwestern Tribal Colleges

Supported by $860 thousand grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation The American Indian College Fund will work with tribal colleges and...

Oct 08, 2013, 07:07 ET

American Indian College Fund Receives $310,000 from USA Funds

USA Funds, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, has provided $200,000 for American Indian scholarships for 200 students attending a tribal...

Sep 11, 2013, 12:44 ET
Native American Artist Steven Judd will create a painting live at the American Indian College Fund Flame of Hope Gala October 10 at The Depot, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Proceeds of the auction of his painting and other artwork by top Native artists will benefit student scholarships. Visit collegefund.org/gala.  (PRNewsFoto/American Indian College Fund)

American Indian College Fund Annual Flame of Hope Fundraising Gala to Benefit Native Student Scholarships

The 18th annual American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) Flame of Hope Gala will be held Thursday, October 10 at The Depot Renaissance...

Jul 30, 2013, 09:34 ET

Tribal Colleges Demonstrate Winning Strategies for Prosperity in Indian Country

Supported by $1 million grant from Northwest Area Foundation  The American Indian College Fund has selected five tribal colleges as the...

Jul 25, 2013, 14:12 ET

American Indian College Fund and United Health Foundation Award $100,000 for Scholarships to American Indian Students Pursuing Health Careers

· Scholarships to boost diversity among health care workers, helping improve treatment and alleviate workforce shortages · Announcement...

Jul 23, 2013, 18:59 ET

Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund

DENVER, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded a $50,000 grant to the American...