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American Indian College Fund

 

Denver, CO

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Fiscal Year Starting: Jul 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: Jun 30, 2012
Revenue
Total Revenue $16,953,905
Expenses
Total Expenses $14,422,252

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Basic Organization Information

American Indian College Fund

Physical Address:
Denver, CO 80221 4488
EIN:
52-1573446
Web URL:
www.collegefund.org 
Blog URL:
www.collegefund.org/... 
NTEE Category:
B Educational Institutions 
B82 Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards 
A Arts, Culture, and Humanities 
A23 Cultural, Ethnic Awareness 
S Community Improvement, Capacity Building 
S99 Community Improvement, Capacity Building N.E.C. 
Ruling Year:
1989 
How This Organization Is Funded:
Individuals
Foundations
Corporations

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Mission Statement

The American Indian College Fund transforms Indian higher education by funding and creating awareness of the unique, community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities, offering students access to knowledge, skills, and cultural values which enhance their communities and the country as a whole.

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Leadership (GuideStar ExchangeThe GuideStar Exchange allows nonprofits to regularly update key information directly to GuideStar. It provides richer and broader information about their programs, impact, finances, people and more. February, 2013)

Ms. Cheryl Crazy Bull

Term:

Since Aug 2012

Profile:

Dr. Cheryl Crazy Bull (Sicangu Lakota), whose Lakota name Wacinyanpi Win means “they depend on her,” has more than 30 years of experience working in education for adults, higher education, and K-12 with Native American institutions. Dr. Crazy Bull is experienced with community and organization development with strong skills in strategic planning, assessment and evaluation, public relations, and fundraising.  In addition to her experience with education, she has worked extensively with tribal economic development, entrepreneurship, and development of cultural arts and outreach programming. Dr. Crazy Bull has served as the President of Northwest Indian College (NWIC), a tribally-controlled institution located on the Lummi Nation in Washington.  During her tenure at NWIC, the college became a four-year degree-granting institution and completed substantial campus improvements, including seven new buildings as part of a capital campaign. Prior to joining NWIC, Dr. Crazy Bull served as the superintendent of St. Francis Indian School, and in several teaching and administrative capacities at Sinte Gleska University. Dr. Crazy Bull graduated from the University of South Dakota with a B.A. in Business Management and South Dakota State University (SDSU) with a Master’s in Education Administration.

Leadership Statement:

Tribal colleges have rewritten the history of Indian Education. For many Native people, education did not represent opportunity or hope; it represented a loss of identity and important knowledge based in our languages and relationships. Tribal colleges and universities restore that knowledge and rebuild relationships. Students at tribal colleges are among the most resilient, talented individuals in higher education today. They eagerly study, research, serve, and learn together. They overcome tremendous economic and personal obstacles in order to achieve their dreams of a higher education that provides them with both employment and the security of their rich tribal identity. Today this is even more important because economic policies and political approaches to social change are having a challenging impact on already impoverished tribal communities. Tribal college students with their talents and education can change the future of tribal nations. Our students hold the promise of opportunity and prosperity in their hearts and hands. I have witnessed how the resources of the friends and supporters of the American Indian College Fund made higher education possible for tribal college students. I have seen the many incredible improvements in human capital and physical capacity at the TCUs as a result of the investment of contributors in the Fund. As the incoming President of the American Indian College Fund, I look forward to creating more opportunities for investment in our tribal colleges and universities and most importantly in our students. I believe that the generosity of our contributors will continue to support the diversity of cultures represented by American Indian tribes that are such an important part of American democracy. Pilamaya he, thank you, for your friendship, Wacinyanpi Win (They Depend on Her) Cheryl Crazy Bull President, American Indian College Fund



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Program: Scholarship Programs

Budget:
$5,600,000
Category:
Education
Population Served:
Native Americans/American Indians
Adults

Program Description:

The Fund provides approximately 6,000 scholarships annually to American Indian students attending the nation's tribal colleges. Each scholarship awarded can mean the difference between a student receiving a college degree or dropping out. In survey after survey, scholarship recipients indicate that securing financial aid is the key factor contributing to their ability to attain their educational goals. Ninety-five percent of tribal college students applying to the American Indian College Fund demonstrate financial need. Thus, increasing the number of scholarships awarded each year is the Fund's first priority.

Program Long-Term Success:

With the help of the American Indian College Fund, 2,000 students graduated from tribal colleges.

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Program: Sovereign Nations Scholarship Fund Endowment

Budget:
$700,000
Category:
Education
Population Served:
Native Americans/American Indians

Program Description:

The Sovereign Nations Scholarship Fund Endowment provides scholarships to American Indian students attending tribal and mainstream colleges for professional certifications, undergraduate, and graduate degrees.  The endowment goal is $10,000,000 of which $3,000,000 has been raised to date.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

Since 1989, the American Indian College Fund has awarded over 83,000 scholarships to American Indian students.  The Fund disbursed approximately $9.8 million in scholarships and tribal college support during the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.  The American Indian College Fund is the nation's largest private provider of scholarships to American Indians.

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