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Target Donates $20,000 to American Indian College Fund to Continue Scholarship Program

 


Target Donates $20,000 to American Indian College Fund to Continue Scholarship Program

Denver, Colorado – September 19, 2012 – For more than 10 years, the Target Corporation has been helping Native American students pursue a college education at tribal colleges and universities. Target has renewed its commitment with a grant of $20,000 to the American Indian College Fund to continue the Target Tribal College Scholarship Program for the 2012-13 academic year.

“The longtime support of Target is transforming Native students’ lives, one person at a time,” said Cheryl Crazy Bull, President and CEO of the American Indian College Fund. “Target Corporation is helping Native students earn a college education and go on to make a difference in their communities.”

About Target

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,750 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target.com. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood.

About the American Indian College Fund

With its credo “Educating the Mind and Spirit,” The American Indian College Fund (the Fund) is the premier scholarship organization for American Indian college students. The Fund was created in 1989 to raise funds for scholarships and to support America’s 33 tribal colleges. It provides more than 4,200 students with scholarships annually and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please visit collegefund.org

 

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