Monthly Archives: September 2012

Passion for Our People and Business Principles Make Successful Partnership

  Bruce DeBoskey, a Colorado-based philanthropic adviser for the DeBoskey Group, noted in a recent article in The Denver Post that although the trend in philanthropy has been to make it become more strategic and effective. The Fund has rigorously employed systems to help our donors to transparently see how we invest their dollars in [...]

Meet Dwight, Our Student Speaker for the Flame of Hope Gala!

Every year the American Indian College Fund’s Flame of Hope Gala affords our supporters a chance to meet our students and hear how you help make a difference in their lives. We’d like to introduce you to this year’s student speaker, Dwight Carlson (Navajo), an environmental science major, two-time U.S. Forest Service student intern, firefighter, [...]

It’s Not Too Late, Join Us for the Flame of Hope Gala

You still have time to register and attend the American Indian College Fund Flame of Hope Gala at The Pavilion, at The Depot Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday, October 11, 2012. If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation to annual Flame of Hope Gala to raise funds for scholarships for needy American Indian college [...]

Tribal College Hosts Early Childhood Teacher Education Kick-Off

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), one of the four grantees of the Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” grant initiative funded by the American Indian College Fund and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, held the first Early Childhood Teacher Education Kick-Off on September 5, 2012.  The historic event drew more than 60 participants from early childhood Head Start [...]

‘Champions’ earn honors at United Tribes Technical College

BISMARCK (UTN) – Champion dancers were crowned and an indigenous group from the Pacific lit up the night during the United Tribes International Powwow. The 43rd annual cultural gathering was held September 6-9 at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. An estimated crowd of 6,000 jammed into and around the darkened dance arena to see [...]

President Crazy Bull Reflects On Her First Week at the Fund

American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull writes a blog titled The Native Ways. Check out her reflections about her first week at the American Indian College Fund, the role of tribal colleges, Indians in urban settings, and much more!

Education as a Tool to Eliminate Poverty

An interesting article about how education helps eradicate poverty, and why the federal government should make it a priority.

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