OLC Awarded Kellogg Money

Aug 15th, 1997 | By | Category: 9-2: Re-envisioning Indian Education, Tribal College News

Oglala Lakota College will receive two W. K Kellogg Foundation grants totaling $350,000 under the foundations Native American Higher Education Initiative The first grant is an award of $100,000 for four years to strengthen the OLC Developmeilt Office. It will also provide OLC with seed money to increase their fundraising capabilities in private donation, corporate grants, and federal and state foundations.

The second grant to be awarded is for $250,000 for the first year to help the development of the Education Administrations Guidance and Counseling, and Human Service Administration under the master’s degree program in Lakota Leadership. If successful in the first year, the college will be provided with $500,000 for the next three years The master’s degree in Lakota Leadership will be offered to four other Lakota colleges in South Dakota through articulation agreements under the grant. Both the University of South Dakota and Chadron State College will enter a collaborative agreement with OLC to develop the curriculm and provide the instructors.

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