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Recent Press Releases
American Indian College Fund Mourns Loss of Robert Bible, President of the College of Muscogee to COVID-19
December 21, 2020, Denver, Colo.— The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) and its governing board of...
American Indian College Fund Teams with Ford Motor Company Fund to Provide Native-Serving Organizations with $134,611 in Protective Gear
Denver, Colo.— December 18, 2020— Native American communities suffer from coronavirus infection rates greater than 3.5...
American Indian College Fund to Award 10 Tribal Colleges and Universities with Grants for Native Arts Enrichment and Expansion of Existing Programs and Curriculum Development
Denver, Colo.—December 10, 2020— Native communities have historically used traditional arts to transfer knowledge...
The American Indian College Fund Awards Four Native American Scholars with Grant Funding for Community Leadership Projects
Denver, Colo.— December 8, 2020—Four Native American college student scholars have been awarded funding for leadership...
College Fund in the News
Tribal College Enrollment Drops With Transition To Online Learning
Freshman enrollment dropped more than 25% across Montana tribal colleges and universities last fall, and nationwide all Native American student enrollment experienced the largest drops nationwide. Montana Public Radio reporter Aaron Bolton speaks to President Cheryl Crazy Bull of the American Indian College Fund, tribal college presidents, and tribal college students about how COVID-19 and the digital divide in Montana’s rural reservation areas fueled many students’ decisions not to enroll or return to college last fall.
AT&T Gift of Sanitary Supplies Offers Relief to TCUs
Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine interviewed President Dan King of Red Lake Nation College, Cheryl Crazy Bull at the College Fund, and Carrie Billy at AIHEC about the life-saving impact of the gift of $1.5 million of sanitary supplies from AT&T to tribal colleges and universities. These institutions are located on or near Indian reservations, which have experienced infection and death rates higher than that of the rest of the country, and due to their remote locations and lockdowns, have difficulty accessing supplies.
Minnesota TCU Expanding Campus with Grant
Leech Lake Tribal College was recently awarded $150,000 to fund a new building that will support students in the Integrated Residential Builder program. The grant was awarded by the American Indian College Fund as a way to help tribal colleges and universities programs in light of COVID-19.
6,084 scholarships distributed
3,967 students served
54.8% first generation students
201 different schools attended
Over $237.1 million awarded since 1989
American Indian College Fund Federal Tax ID EIN number: 52-1573446