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  • American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Thirteenth Annual Holiday Dinner
    American Indian College Fund to Honor Denver Native Elders at Thirteenth Annual Holiday Dinner
    November 25, 2013
    The Denver-based American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) partnering with University of Denver's Center for Multicultural Excellence, will honor Denver-area Native elders at a holiday dinner on Tuesday, December 3 at The Cable Center at the University of Denver, 2000 Buchtel Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80210. The dinner commences at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to American Indians age 55 and older. For directions, please visit www.cablecenter.org.
  • NikeTalk.com Supports American Indian College Fund with $11,000 Gift
    NikeTalk.com Supports American Indian College Fund with $11,000 Gift
    November 20, 2013
    NikeTalk.com, an online community dedicated to fans of sneakers and sports culture, has supported the American Indian College Fund with a gift of $11,000 for scholarship support to benefit American Indian students.
  • The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region Supports American Indian College Fund
    The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region Supports American Indian College Fund
    November 19, 2013
    The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region supported the American Indian College Fund with a disbursement of $5,750 from an anonymous donor to their donor-established endowment.
  • Annual Flame of Hope Fundraising Gala Raises $550,000 to Benefit Native Education
    Annual Flame of Hope Fundraising Gala Raises $550,000 to Benefit Native Education
    October 23, 2013
    The American Indian College Fund is projected to raise $550,000 support Native student scholarships at its 18th annual Flame of Hope Gala, held on October 10 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Proceeds will benefit Native education.
  • American Indian College Fund to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art Forms
    American Indian College Fund to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art Forms
    October 22, 2013
    American Indian College Fund to Preserve and Restore Traditional Native Art Forms at Midwestern Tribal Colleges Supported by $860,000 dollar grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation
  • Nike N7 Blanket to Benefit American Indian College Fund
    Nike N7 Blanket to Benefit American Indian College Fund
    October 22, 2013
    Nike N7 Blanket to Benefit American Indian College Fund Nike N7 and Pendleton Woolen Mills Collaborated on Creation
  • American Indian College Fund Receives $310,000 from USA Funds
    American Indian College Fund Receives $310,000 from USA Funds
    September 25, 2013
    USA Funds, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, has provided $200,000 for American Indian scholarships for 200 students attending a tribal college and university and $110,000 to sponsor the American Indian College Fund’s (the College Fund) Flame of Hope Gala and provide marketing support for other scholarship fundraising efforts.
  • Sequestration to Impact Tribal Colleges
    Sequestration to Impact Tribal Colleges
    August 27, 2013
    As the summer comes to an end, some tribal college officials are still waiting to find out how much funding they will receive for the upcoming year. They are holding their breath as their colleges struggle to stay afloat. At United Tribes Technical College, executive vice president Russell Swagger said the college is preparing for the “worst-case scenario.” The college already eliminated one of its two summer sessions this year, due to lack of funding. And it is becoming more difficult to retain quality staff and students, Swagger said, as college officials cannot tell them with certainty that the doors of Untied Tribes will be able to remain open in the years ahead.
  • Red Nation Film Festival Proceeds to Help College Fund
    Red Nation Film Festival Proceeds to Help College Fund
    August 26, 2013
    Film enthusiasts will be cheering for all the native ?lms and actors that are up for this year’s awards. Tickets to the premiere Red Nation Film Awards in Los Angeles are now available for purchase. Revenue collected from ticket sales is being donated to the American Indian College Fund, which provides scholarships to 34 different tribal colleges.
  • Indian Education Loses Fearless Tribal Leader
    Indian Education Loses Fearless Tribal Leader
    August 16, 2013
    Alyce Spotted Bear was a fearless leader and heart of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nations. We are saddened by her loss and are grateful for the impact she made on the tribal college movement and American Indian Education.