FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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September 19, 2012
For more than 10 years, the Target Corporation has been helping Native American students pursue a college education at tribal colleges and universities. Target has renewed its commitment with a grant of $20,000 to the American Indian College Fund to continue the Target Tribal College Scholarship Program for the 2012-13 academic year.
“The longtime support of Target is transforming Native students’ lives, one person at a time,” said Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “Target Corporation is helping Native students earn a college education and go on to make a difference in their communities.”
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,750 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target.com. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.