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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: , Public Education Director, 303-426-8900

Peierls Foundation, Inc. Grants American Indian College Fund $100,300 for Scholarships

February 7, 2011

Denver, Colo. — The Peierls Foundation, Inc. has announced it is granting the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) $100,300 to support American Indian student scholarships.

Richard B. Williams, president and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, said, “The dedication of the Peierls Foundation to American Indian education provides hope for American Indian students who might not otherwise be able to afford a college education. A college education helps not just the recipient, but his or her family and entire community. The generosity of the Peierls Foundation is helping to change the face of Indian Country through education.”