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

  • Education is Social Justice
    Education is Social Justice
    June 10, 2016
    Malcolm Macleod, President of the Johnson Scholarship Foundation, supports scholarships as a social justice tool for equity in higher education.
  • Congratulations to Our Graduates!
    Congratulations to Our Graduates!
    May 24, 2016
    We salute all of our graduates who are embarking on new chapters in their lives with a college degree.
  • College Fund Honored in NYC for Native Cultural Festival
    College Fund Honored in NYC for Native Cultural Festival
    May 23, 2016
    Drums Along the Hudson, a New York non-profit organization that sponsors an annual music and multi-cultural festival in celebrating American Indian contributions to the environment and culture, has named the American Indian College Fund as one of its 2016 honorees.
  • Early Childhood Expert Honored by Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni Council
    Early Childhood Expert Honored by Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni Council
    May 17, 2016
    Congratulations to the American Indian College Fund’s Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz, the 2016 recipient of Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Alumni Council Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education.
  • College Fund Receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Increase Native Graduation
    College Fund Receives Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Increase Native Graduation
    May 3, 2016
    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 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three-year, three-pronged program, called The Native Pathways to College Project, will begin June 1st of this year.
  • May 5 Chicago Luncheon Postponed
    May 5 Chicago Luncheon Postponed
    April 28, 2016
    The American Indian College Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, May 5 at 11 a.m. at the Chicago Hilton has been postponed until the fall of 2016.
  • Pendleton Releases New College Fund Blanket
    Pendleton Releases New College Fund Blanket
    April 1, 2016
    Pendleton Woolen Mills has released the newest blanket in its American Indian College Fund blanket line, the Naskan Saddle Blanket, from which a portion of the proceeds benefit the College Fund.
  • The College Fund Launches New Community-Based Two-Year ECE Program at Five Tribal Colleges
    The College Fund Launches New Community-Based Two-Year ECE Program at Five Tribal Colleges
    March 29, 2016
    The American Indian College Fund, in collaboration with five tribal colleges and universities and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, has launched a new early childhood education initiative that includes the child development knowledge from within Native American communities and the best practices of the early childhood education field.
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation, The College Fund Honor First-Generation Native Scholars
    The Coca-Cola Foundation, The College Fund Honor First-Generation Native Scholars
    March 18, 2016
    The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2015-16 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • The College Fund and Adolph Coors Foundation honor Tribal College President and Native Students
    The College Fund and Adolph Coors Foundation honor Tribal College President and Native Students
    March 18, 2016
    The American Indian College Fund honored American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2015-16 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship. The program also honors a faculty or staff member at a tribal college and university for their leadership who has made a positive and lasting impact on the tribal college movement.