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AT&T Gives $1.5 Million in Pandemic-Related Supplies to More Than 20 Tribal Colleges and Universities

The American Indian College Fund and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium are receiving $1.5M in pandemic-related supplies including hand sanitizer, disinfectant and gloves. Both organizations are working with AT&T to distribute the supplies to more than 20 tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) across the country.

American Indian College Fund Mourns Loss of Robert Bible, President of the College of Muscogee to COVID-19 

The American Indian College Fund and its governing board of trustees is saddened to learn of the death of Robert Bible, President of the College of Muscogee Nation (CMN), a tribal college in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. President Bible was known throughout Indian Country for his selfless dedication to his community and for his outstanding contributions to American Indian higher education with his humility.

American Indian College Fund Teams with Ford Motor Company Fund to Provide Native-Serving Organizations with $134,611 in Protective Gear

Native American communities suffer from coronavirus infection rates greater than 3.5 times that of white people, according to the Centers for Disease Control. So, when the Ford Motor Company Fund (the Ford Fund), a longtime supporter of the American Indian College Fund, proposed partnering with College Fund to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to non-profit organizations serving Native communities and Colorado communities in need, the College Fund jumped at the chance.

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 

The American Indian College Fund is awarding $900,000 in grants to nine tribal colleges and universities for the two-and-a-half-year program to establish new Native arts programs and to expand existing Native arts programs at tribal colleges and universities (TCUs).