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October 18, 2011
The Minnesota-based Donaldson Foundation granted $15,000 to the American Indian College Fund to renew its commitment to the Donaldson Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program. This program provides scholarships to American Indian students studying science, technology, engineering, or math at tribal colleges and universities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
“The Donaldson Foundation is pleased to continue its support of the American Indian College Fund,” said Jessica Exley, president of The Donaldson Foundation. “The Foundation is committed to supporting educational initiatives where our employees live and work. The Donaldson Tribal College Scholarship Program is an excellent vehicle for us to continue building a strong base of engineers here in our community.”
“We are thrilled that the Donaldson Foundation is renewing its partnership with the American Indian College Fund,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “Their support helps to provide Native students with scholarships to study the science, technology, engineering, math, and business fields, areas that are vitally needed for our nation’s growth.”
Established in 1966, the Donaldson Foundation funds charitable causes on behalf of Donaldson Company, Inc. Since 1991, the Foundation has contributed 2% of the company’s U.S. earnings each year, making it a Minnesota Keystone participant. Its mission is to positively impact the communities in which its employees live and work by supporting education. To learn more about the Donaldson Foundation, visit the website at http://www.donaldson.com/en/about/community/foundation.html.
About Donaldson Company
Donaldson is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems that improve people’s lives, enhance our Customers’ equipment performance, and protect our environment. We are a technology-driven Company committed to satisfying our Customers’ needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development, application expertise, and global presence. Our over 13,000 employees contribute to the Company’s success by supporting our Customers at our more than 100 sales, manufacturing, and distribution locations around the world.
Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 and Russell 1000 indices, and our shares trade on the NYSE under the symbol DCI. Additional information is available at www.donaldson.com.