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July 23, 2010
Denver, Colorado – The Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Donaldson Foundation donated $15,000 to the American Indian College Fund to establish the Donaldson Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program. This program will provide greatly needed scholarships to Native American students studying science, technology, engineering, math, or business at tribal colleges and universities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
“As a technology leader, Donaldson is pleased to fund scholarships for Native American students studying science, technology, engineering, math or business,” said Kristine Graham, President of the Donaldson Foundation. “We consider this funding an investment not only in the students, but in the broader community as well.”
“We are excited to establish our partnership with the Donaldson Foundation,” said Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “This grant will help provide Native students with much-needed knowledge and skills in the science, technology, engineering, math, and business fields.”
About the Donaldson Foundation
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 here.