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Please direct media inquiries to Dina Horwedel at (303) 426-8900 or dhorwedel@collegefund.org.

  • American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Twelfth Annual Holiday Dinner
    American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Twelfth Annual Holiday Dinner
    November 21, 2014
    In American Indian tradition, elders are esteemed for their guidance and are considered to be sacred. To honor Denver-area American Indian elders, the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) will host a holiday dinner on Tuesday, December 2 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at The Cable Center, the University of Denver, 2000 Buchtel Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Doors open for dinner at 5:30 p.m. The event is free to all American Indians age 55 and older. The dinner includes a traditional feast of buffalo and entertainment. The emcee for the event is Cordell KillsCrow. An Indian Santa played will distribute goody bags and hams and the Mile High Singers drum group will perform.
  • American Indian College Fund Committed To Integrity
    American Indian College Fund Committed To Integrity
    November 19, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund knows that you have many choices with regard to your charity donations. The American Indian College Fund adheres to the highest standards of integrity and transparency with regard to its fundraising activities and service of Native American people and communities.
  • College Fund Raises More Than $1 Million At 25th Anniversary Gala in New York City
    College Fund Raises More Than $1 Million At 25th Anniversary Gala in New York City
    November 5, 2014
    Goal announced to increase current graduation rates at tribal colleges and universities to 60% by 2025
  • Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with College Fund
    Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with College Fund
    October 16, 2014
    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
  • Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom
    Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom
    October 15, 2014
    Toyota Supports Science and Environmental Education with $1 Million Pledge
  • Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund
    Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund
    October 8, 2014
    The Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund for Native student scholarships through the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program.
  • Learn How Tribal College Innovations Transform Native Communities
    Learn How Tribal College Innovations Transform Native Communities
    September 23, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund is hosting an event in Chicago, Illinois September 30, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring Dr. Verna Fowler, President of the College of Menominee Nation in Wisconsin and a ground-breaking innovator in Native higher education, will speak at the event.
  • Scholarships Distributed for Fall 2014
    Scholarships Distributed for Fall 2014
    August 21, 2014
    Checks totaling $2,150,000 of TCU Scholarship Program funding are being sent to the 34 tribal colleges this fall. Allocations are determined by Indian Student Count. In addition, checks totaling $1.3 million are being distributed to Full Circle Scholarship recipients. Congratulations to all of our scholars and good luck this semester!
  • Cheryl Crazy Bull to Speak at 45th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress
    Cheryl Crazy Bull to Speak at 45th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress
    August 13, 2014
    Cheryl Crazy Bull to Speak at 45th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress
  • Idina Menzel to Perform at American Indian College Fund’s 25th Anniversary Gala
    Idina Menzel to Perform at American Indian College Fund’s 25th Anniversary Gala
    August 5, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund has signed Tony-award winning Broadway powerhouse vocalist Idina Menzel to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala, to be held Monday, October 20 at Pier Sixty in New York City. This black tie fundraising event will benefit Native American higher education and celebrate the College Fund’s mission and years of service to provide Native American access to higher education.