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  • AT&T Continues Longtime Support of American Indian College Fund
    AT&T Continues Longtime Support of American Indian College Fund
    May 5, 2012
    AT&T contributed $15,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund), continuing two decades of supporting Native American students’ pursuit of higher education. The AT&T Tribal College Scholarship Program provides scholarships to students studying science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or business at the nation’s tribal colleges and universities.
  • Florence M. Garcia and Albert Gaylor  to Join American Indian College Fund Board of Trustees
    Florence M. Garcia and Albert Gaylor to Join American Indian College Fund Board of Trustees
    May 4, 2012
    The American Indian College Fund Board of Trustees has confirmed the addition of Florence M. Garcia, president of Fort Peck Community College in Poplar, Montana, and Albert Gaylor, vice president of industry relations and diversity for Sysco Corporation, to the boar
  • Sitting Bull College’s Mobridge Site Offers Community Head-Start in College
    Sitting Bull College’s Mobridge Site Offers Community Head-Start in College
    May 3, 2012
    When Sitting Bull College (SBC) opened a new building for a satellite campus in January, administrators were pleasantly surprised. Nearly four times as many students (45) than in the past enrolled for classes at the tiny site in Mobridge, South Dakota.
  • Charity Navigator Awards American Indian College Fund  Third Consecutive Four-Star Rating
    Charity Navigator Awards American Indian College Fund Third Consecutive Four-Star Rating
    May 2, 2012
    Charity Navigator, the nation’s top charity evaluation system, has awarded the Denver-based American Indian College Fund (the Fund) a coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management and transparency. This is the Fund’s third consecutive four-star rating.
  • Richard Williams: The Journey
    Richard Williams: The Journey
    April 26, 2012
    More than 15 years ago I was selected to serve as the Executive Director of the American Indian College Fund. At that time, I had been working at the University of Colorado-Boulder for 17 years and needed a change. I had several job offers within a two-week period, and I consulted several friends. They all suggested that the American Indian College Fund was the place I could make the biggest difference for Indian people. I was about to begin a journey that would change my life forever.
  • Hershey Company Grants $22,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships
    Hershey Company Grants $22,000 to American Indian College Fund for Scholarships
    April 25, 2012
    The Hershey Company granted $22,000 to the American Indian College Fund (the Fund) for Native student scholarships.
  • Richard B. Williams Awarded White Crown Award
    Richard B. Williams Awarded White Crown Award
    April 20, 2012
    American Indian College Fund President and CEO Richard B. Williams received the prestigious White Crown Award from the American Indian Business Leaders group.
  • 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.