American Indian College Fund Receives $1 Million to Continue Traditional Arts and Culture Preservation Program


The American Indian College Fund has gotten a $1 million give to proceed with its Restoration and Preservation of Traditional Native Art Forms and Knowledge program at tribal schools and colleges (TCUs). The program is extending learning and aptitudes at these organizations the nation over while additionally putting jeopardized fine arts at the focal point of its focus.The program likewise puts senior citizens in TCU classrooms, giving them the chance to instruct imperiled artistic expressions and share their insight, encounters, and stories with more youthful eras. Understudies and specialists in-home have the chance to take in social learning direct from these ace craftsmen.

TCUs in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota are qualified to apply to take an interest. Applications are accessible by reaching Bridget Skenadore, Native Arts and Culture Projects Coordinator, at Due date for application is May 5, 2017. The liberal concede is supported by the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies.

About the American Indian College Fund
Established in 1989, the American Indian College Fund has been the country’s biggest philanthropy supporting Native advanced education for over 25 years. The College Fund trusts “Training is the appropriate response” and has given more than 100,000 grants since its commencement and a normal of 6,000 grants for each year to American Indian understudies. The College Fund additionally underpins an assortment of scholastic and bolster programs at the country’s 34 certify tribal schools and colleges, which are situated on or close Indian reservations, guaranteeing understudies have the apparatuses to graduate and prevail in their vocations. The College Fund reliably gets beat appraisals from autonomous philanthropy evaluators. For more data about the American Indian College Fund, please visit




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