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  • American Indian College Fund Receives $20,000 for Scholarships  from Newmont Mining Corporation
    American Indian College Fund Receives $20,000 for Scholarships from Newmont Mining Corporation
    April 5, 2012
    Newmont Mining Corporation awarded $20,000 to the American Indian College Fund to provide scholarship support to students from Colorado and/or who are from historically affiliated Colorado tribes with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
  • International Advertising Firm Wieden+Kennedy Honors Founder David Kennedy  with $10,000 Gift
    International Advertising Firm Wieden+Kennedy Honors Founder David Kennedy with $10,000 Gift
    April 5, 2012
    The international award-winning advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy has given $10,000 for an endowed scholarship to benefit a student attending the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The scholarship was established in 2009 by Wieden+Kennedy to honor David Kennedy, the company’s co-founder who has been the guiding creative force behind the American Indian College Fund’s public service announcements for more than 20 years, at his retirement, and pledged gifts of $10,000 for each subsequent year until 2012.
  • We Now Accept Vehicle Donations!
    We Now Accept Vehicle Donations!
    April 4, 2012
    Not quite sure what to do with your old car? Donate it to the American Indian College Fund!
  • American Indian College Fund Receives $200,000 from USA Funds for Scholarships
    American Indian College Fund Receives $200,000 from USA Funds for Scholarships
    April 3, 2012
    USA Funds awarded $200,000 to the American Indian College Fund to provide scholarship support to American Indian students attending tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) across the United States. The USA Funds Tribal College Scholarship Program will provide 90 scholarships of $2,000 each to Native students. In the last decade, this program has helped nearly 2,000 students work toward obtaining a higher education.
  • The Fund and Brazelton Touchpoints Center ®  Partner for Early Childhood Education Projects
    The Fund and Brazelton Touchpoints Center ® Partner for Early Childhood Education Projects
    April 3, 2012
    The Wakanyeja “Sacred Little Ones” Early Childhood Education Initiative at the American Indian College Fund announces a partnership with the Brazelton Tribal Touchpoints Initiative at the Brazelton Touchpoints Center® in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients
    The Coca-Cola Foundation and The Fund Honor First-Generation Scholarship Recipients
    March 27, 2012
    The Coca Cola Foundation and the American Indian College Fund honored 36 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2011-12 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota.
  • Cigna Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships
    Cigna Foundation Grants $29,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships
    March 26, 2012
    The Cigna Foundation has granted $29,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) to support Native scholarships through the Cigna Foundation Tribal Scholars Healthcare Program. The grant will provide 10 scholarships to Native students studying at select tribal colleges and universities and mainstream institutions.
  • Lowe’s Grants American Indian College Fund $50,000
    Lowe’s Grants American Indian College Fund $50,000
    March 26, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 for a new scholarship program to support American Indian students. The grant will fund scholarships for qualified Native students in their final year of college who have financial need to complete their degree.
  • Travelers Foundation Continues College Fund Scholarship Program  with $50,000 Grant
    Travelers Foundation Continues College Fund Scholarship Program with $50,000 Grant
    March 21, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund received a $50,000 grant from the Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of The Travelers Companies, Inc. The gift will continue the foundation’s scholarship program for the 2012-13 academic year, which supports six tribal and five mainstream American Indian college students with $4,000 scholarships. Students must earn a 3.0 grade point average and major in fields related to business, accounting, computer science, actuarial science, or math. Scholarship recipients will be selected from locations near Travelers Companies’ offices.
  • Allstate Foundation Grants $50,000 to The Fund For Native Business Scholarships
    Allstate Foundation Grants $50,000 to The Fund For Native Business Scholarships
    March 19, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund (the Fund) was awarded $50,000 from the Allstate Foundation to provide nine scholarships at $5,000 each for American Indians studying business at a tribal college.