News releases from American Indian College Fund
American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills Name Student Deshawna Anderson as 2020 Tribal College Blanket Contest Winner
November 18, 2020
‘The Courage to Bloom’ design was “influenced by the Apache and Crow cultural landscapes, from the Crazy Mountain Range in the Northern Rockies of Montana to the Salt River Canyon,” Anderson says.
The VF Foundation Grants $25,000 to American Indian College Fund for Five Business Scholarships
August 27, 2020
American Indian College Fund Awarded $50,000 Rise Prize
July 28, 2020
The Wilke Family Foundation Grants $1 Million to American Indian College Fund to Grow Computer Science Programs at Tribal Colleges
July 16, 2020
AT&T Contributes $350K to American Indian College Fund
June 30, 2020
Charity Offering Native Student Scholarships and College Readiness Programs to Increase Number of Native Americans With A Higher Education
United Health Foundation Grants $430K to American Indian College Fund to Expand Tribal Scholars Program
June 11, 2020
Three-Year Program to Increase Native Student Health Scholarships to Address Health Care Disparities in Indian Country, Including Dental Health
American Indian College Fund Names Five Tribal College Participants for $2.4 Million Cultivating Native College Student Success Program
May 20, 2020
Henry Luce Foundation Grants $250,000 to American Indian College Fund to Assist Tribal College Faculty with Remote Instruction During Covid-19 Crisis
May 14, 2020
Henry Luce Foundation Grants $250,000 to American Indian College Fund for Two-Year Tribal College Faculty Research Initiative
April 30, 2020
American Indian College Fund, Tribal College Journal Launch Native Reflections Special Edition Journal for 400th Anniversary of Mayflower Arrival
April 15, 2020
Call for entries for essays, art, photography, and film from TCU students, faculty, staff, as testament to Native resilience, education, and strength
As Seen in the College Fund’s New Public Service Announcement—A Collaboration of the College Fund, Pendleton Woolen Mills and Wieden+Kennedy
Clare Boothe Luce Program of the Henry Luce Foundation Grants $300K to American Indian College Fund to Increase Number of Native Women Studying and Working in STEM Fields
January 30, 2020
Lumina Foundation Grants the American Indian College Fund $650K to Inform College Affordability, Tribal College Credentialing and Sustainability
January 16, 2020
Thirty-five accredited tribal colleges and universities serve 15,000 American Indian and Alaska Native students on or near Indian reservations
THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND ANNOUNCES A NEW BLANKET FOR 2019
November 07, 2019
American Indian College Fund Says New Proclamation Undermines Significance of Native People
November 06, 2019
President Trump’s National American History and Founders Month Decree Conflicts with Native American Heritage Month
American Indian College Fund Awards More Than $17K of “Think Indian” Grants to Support the Vibrancy of Native American Students Nationwide
May 09, 2019
The American Indian College Fund’s “Think Indian” Community Awareness program awarded seven non-profit, accredited colleges and universities with $2,500 grants to promote the vibrancy of Native...
The American Indian College Fund, with generous support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, is publishing an invaluable tool for Native American high school students seeking higher education. Native...
American Indian College Fund to Continue College Access and Success Program with $2.5 Million, Three-Year Grant
April 25, 2019
Native American and Alaska Native students are in a college-going and completion crisis. Research shows the national rate of all students going to college within six months of graduation after high...
American Indian College Fund Celebrates 30 Years of Service to Native Americans Pursuing Higher Education
April 18, 2019
American Indian College Fund Staff Publish Article on Role of Place and Ecology in Tribal Colleges and Universities
April 09, 2019
From curricula to campuses, tribal colleges and universities, which serve communities on or near Indian reservations, are rooted in Indigenous cultural beliefs. Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of...
American Indian College Fund Honors Wieden+Kennedy Co-Founder David Kennedy with PENDLETON® Pathway Blanket
April 03, 2019
The American Indian College Fund Honors 36 Native American Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship Recipients
March 18, 2019
The American Indian College Fund and the Coca-Cola Foundation honored 36 Native American scholarship recipients at its 2018-19 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship banquet in Billings, Montana.
American Indian College Fund Honors 35 Tribal College Students with Student of Year Scholarships
March 18, 2019
The American Indian College Fund honored 35 Native American students attending tribal colleges and universities who were named by their institutions as Students of the Year. The award is given to...
American Indian College Fund Names Robert Bible, President of College of Muscogee Nation, Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year
March 18, 2019
The American Indian College Fund named Robert Bible, President of the College of Muscogee Nation in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, its Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year. Bible was selected for his...
American Indian College Fund Publishes Report on Higher Education Equity Initiative for Native Americans
February 05, 2019
Last spring after a parent attending a college tour called campus police with concerns about two Native Americans in the group, the American Indian College Fund knew it had to respond. The College Fund...
PENDLETON® AND THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND® JOIN HANDS
November 20, 2018
American Indian College Fund Co-Sponsors National Dialogue on Native Teacher Education at National Indian Education Association Conference
October 04, 2018
To ensure that Native parents and communities control the education of their children while strengthening and creating a national dialogue about indigenous culture-based teacher education, the American...
American Indian College Fund Names Five Tribal College Recipient Grantees; “For the Wisdom of the Children” Program to Build Native Early Childhood Teacher Pipeline, Promote STEM in Early Childhood Ed
July 10, 2018
Research has shown that children of color are more likely to succeed when they have a teacher of the same race. Yet Native American children are much more likely to have a white teacher than a Native...
Two Native Americans Detained on Colorado Campus Tour, American Indian College Fund Urges Colleges to Make Institutions Welcoming
May 06, 2018
The story of two young Native American men detained by CSU Campus Police after a nervous parent called to report them has been in the news. The American Indian College Fund is urging education...
American Indian College Fund Receives $600,000 Grant from Strada Education Network to Study Economic and Social Impact of Tribal Colleges
April 24, 2018
The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) announced today a new effort to study the impact of tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) on the overall well-being of graduates from five...