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Please direct media inquiries to Dina Horwedel at (303) 426-8900 or dhorwedel@collegefund.org.

  • Supporters Age 70 ½ and Older May Take IRA Charitable Rollover for 2014
    Supporters Age 70 ½ and Older May Take IRA Charitable Rollover for 2014
    December 18, 2014
    Yesterday, the Senate passed the “Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014,” (HR 5771) which includes an extension through December 31, 2014 of the IRA Charitable Rollover.
  • Why Tribal Colleges Matter: Our Response to The Hechinger Report
    Why Tribal Colleges Matter: Our Response to The Hechinger Report
    December 16, 2014
    Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund, wrote a response to both The Hechinger Report and The Atlantic in regard to an article both magazines published by the writer, Sarah Butrymowicz, which stated that tribal colleges were a poor return on taxpayer money. The College Fund presents the full statistics and socioeconomic details to support why tribal colleges are not only important in the lives of Native students, but are also making a tremendous impact.
  • 2013-14 Annual Report Now Available
    2013-14 Annual Report Now Available
    December 15, 2014
    Read about the difference the American Indian College Fund has made in the lives of Native American students and at the tribal colleges and universities that serve them, thanks to your support, in our 25th anniversary annual report.
  • American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Holiday Dinner
    American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Holiday Dinner
    November 21, 2014
    In American Indian tradition, elders are esteemed for their guidance and are considered to be sacred. To honor Denver-area American Indian elders, the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) will host a holiday dinner on Tuesday, December 2 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at The Cable Center, the University of Denver, 2000 Buchtel Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. Doors open for dinner at 5:30 p.m. The event is free to all American Indians age 55 and older. The dinner includes a traditional feast of buffalo and entertainment. The emcee for the event is Cordell KillsCrow. An Indian Santa played will distribute goody bags and hams and the Mile High Singers drum group will perform.
  • American Indian College Fund Committed to Integrity
    American Indian College Fund Committed to Integrity
    November 19, 2014
    This giving season and all year, the American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) knows that you have many choices with regard to your charity donations. The College Fund adheres to the highest standards of integrity and transparency with regard to its fundraising activities and service of Native American people and communities.
  • College Fund Raises More Than $1 Million At 25th Anniversary Gala in New York City
    College Fund Raises More Than $1 Million At 25th Anniversary Gala in New York City
    November 5, 2014
    Goal announced to increase current graduation rates at tribal colleges and universities to 60% by 2025
  • Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with College Fund
    Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with College Fund
    October 16, 2014
    Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with American Indian College Fund to Raise Awareness about Higher Education Needs in Native American Communities
  • Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom
    Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom
    October 15, 2014
    Toyota Supports Science and Environmental Education with $1 Million Pledge
  • Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund
    Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund
    October 8, 2014
    The Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund for Native student scholarships through the Ford Motor Company Blue Oval Scholars Program.
  • Learn How Tribal College Innovations Transform Native Communities
    Learn How Tribal College Innovations Transform Native Communities
    September 23, 2014
    The American Indian College Fund is hosting an event in Chicago, Illinois September 30, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring Dr. Verna Fowler, President of the College of Menominee Nation in Wisconsin and a ground-breaking innovator in Native higher education, will speak at the event.