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donatenowbutton.pngToday only 13.6% of American Indians and Alaska Natives have a college degree.

“A person's wealth is measured by what they give away.”
- Lummi Tribal Proverb

You can help change that. With your gift, you can help more students start and complete their college educations.

Your gift helps the American Indian College provide:

  • scholarships for American Indian College students;
  • programs to prepare students for college;
  • academic and other programs to help students stay in college and succeed; and
  • and internships and career preparation.

There are a number of ways you can help:

  • Make a donation.
    Your donations fund scholarships for American Indian students. Go to How to Donate for more information.
  • Honor a loved one with a memorial/tribute donation.
    Recognize a loved one through a gift to the American Indian College Fund in their name. Your donation is acknowledged by a letter sent to the person of your choice. Please visit How to Donate for more information.
  • Attend an event.
    Each year, we host Special Events to advocate for students and to raise funds for scholarships. Visit our calendar on for the latest event information.

Please accept our sincere thanks for your help on behalf of the students we serve.

Every dollar makes a difference to our students.

In 2014-15, the College Fund distributed $7,234,889 in direct support to students, including scholarships, internships, leadership training, career readiness, and other programmatic support.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic success, financial need, community involvement, and commitment to their tribal communities.


Our Commitment to You

The Fund is committed to accountability. We consistently receive top ratings from independent charity evaluators.