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  • The General Mills Foundation Awards Grant to American Indian College Fund
    The General Mills Foundation Awards Grant to American Indian College Fund
    April 20, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund has received a $60,000 donation from the General Mills Foundation to continue the General Mills Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program. The grant will provide scholarships each semester to 26 American Indian students attending tribal colleges in Minnesota and New Mexico.
  • MetLife Foundation Contributes $15,000 for Native Student Scholarships
    MetLife Foundation Contributes $15,000 for Native Student Scholarships
    April 9, 2012
    MetLife Foundation granted $15,000 this month to continue the MetLife Foundation Tribal College Scholarship Program. Now in its 12th year, this program provides scholarships to Native students attending tribal colleges and universities.
  • 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.
  • Thirty-three Students Honored as American Indian College Fund  Student of the Year
    Thirty-three Students Honored as American Indian College Fund Student of the Year
    March 28, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund honored 33 American Indian scholarship recipients at its 2011-12 Student of the Year reception at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium Student Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota. The program, sponsored by the Adolph Coors Foundation, awarded each honoree a $1,000 scholarship.
  • 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.