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May 24, 2016, 07:00 ET College Fund's Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz Honored by Harvard Graduate School of Education's Alumni Council

 Congratulations to the American Indian College Fund's Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz, the 2016 recipient of Harvard Graduate School of Education's...


May 03, 2016, 06:00 ET American Indian College Fund Receives $2.4 Million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Increase Native Americans' College Graduation

The American Indian College Fund will create pathways to college for Native American youth to improve access to college, thanks to a $2.4 million...


Mar 18, 2016, 07:00 ET Tribal College President Dr. David Yarlott and Native Students Honored by American Indian College Fund and Adolph Coors Foundation

 The American Indian College Fund honored American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2015-16 Student of the Year reception at the American...


Feb 18, 2016, 06:00 ET Grotto Foundation Grants $25,000 to American Indian College Fund to Revitalize Lakota Language in Early Childhood

 By the next century, nearly half of the roughly 6,000 languages spoken on Earth will disappear, according to estimates by the United Nations...


Feb 16, 2016, 07:00 ET @collegefund New York Flame of Hope Gala Featuring Broadway Star Michael Cavanaugh to Increase Native College Enrollment from 1%

Only 1% of college students are American Indian. You can help change that. The American Indian College Fund Gala will be held March 1, 2016 from...


Feb 02, 2016, 07:00 ET American Indian College Fund Debuts Campaign to Increase American Indian College Students

 At the center of the American Indian College Fund's new campaign is a staggering statistic—less than 1 percent of college students are...


Jan 05, 2016, 07:00 ET American Indian College Fund San Diego Event to Help Increase American Indian College Graduates

 Less than 13% of American Indian students have earned a college degree—half of the national average. Learn how to change that. The...


Dec 02, 2015, 07:00 ET 1st Tribal Lending Commits $60K in Scholarships to the American Indian College Fund

1st Tribal Lending, the nation's leading Section 184 mortgage lender, announced it has committed to funding at least $60,000 in scholarships in...


Nov 18, 2015, 07:00 ET American Indian College Fund Minneapolis Education Event to Address Increasing Number of American Indian College Graduates

Less than 1% of American Indian students are in college today, and only 13% today have a college degree—half of the national...


Nov 17, 2015, 07:00 ET American Indian College Fund Chicago Education Event to Address Increasing Number of American Indian College Graduates

Less than 1% of American Indian students are in college today, and only 13% today have a college degree—half of the national average, making...


Nov 06, 2014, 18:28 ET 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 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 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...


May 21, 2013, 18:12 ET American Indian College Fund Names Bill Black, Tom Brooks, and Jeffrey Fillerup to Board of Trustees

The American Indian College Fund named three new members to its Board of Trustees at its 2013 quarterly spring meeting in Green Bay, Wisconsin. New...