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October 22, 2010
Denver, Colo. - The American Indian College Fund has been informed that it has met all 20 of the Better Business Bureau’s Standards for Charity Accountability in its recent review.
The American Indian College Fund has raised money for scholarships for Native college students from across the nation for 21 years, while also supporting the nation’s 33 tribal colleges and universities. The Better Business Bureau review encompassed the American Indian College Fund’s fund-raising practices, governance, programs, tax status, and financial statements which indicate the usage of funds as a percentage of total expenses are part of the process.
In addition to this prestigious designation, the American Indian College Fund was awarded a coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management by Charity Navigator, the nation’s top charity evaluation system.
“We are honored and delighted that the Better Business Bureau has recognized the American Indian College Fund’s hard work and dedication to the Native communities it serves. We are proud of maintaining our exacting and high standards for accountability and transparency to our communities and our loyal and generous donors,” says Richard B. Williams, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund.