Advancement News

Supporters of the Leech Lake Tribal College participated in the 1st Annual 7 Generations Endowment Fund Golf Tournament held at Tianna Country Club in Walker, Minnesota.
It was a great day on the Leech Lake Tribal College campus. Our founder and first president was honored today during the naming ceremony of our new library. The Bezhigoogahbow Agindaasoowigamig or "Larry P. Aitken Library" houses the college's expanded library and learning center.
The 10th Annual LLTC Golf Classic was held May 29th on a day that reminded most of the golfers of hunting season rather than golfing. In true from though, a record 42 teams took part at Longbow Golf Club and Tianna Country Club, in Walker, MN. This year’s tournament expanded to two courses to allow the Classic to grow for the future.
On May 15th, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Councilman LeRoy Staples-Fairbanks III continued to kick start that movement by presenting a check for $13,000 towards fulfilling his contribution to the LeRoy Staples Sr. and LeRoy B. Fairbanks Scholarship Fund—named in honor of his late grandfather and his uncle, key inspirations in his life—to Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake, Minnesota.
Nei Bottling of Bemidji has been a long-time supporter and partner of The Leech Lake Tribal College.
Since ancient times, The San Manuel Band have expressed themselves through a culture of giving, today, San Manuel is able to answer the call of Yawa' (Serrano word meaning "to act on one's beliefs") through partnerships with charitable organizations. They have drawn upon their history, knowledge, expertise and cultural values to direct their philanthropic giving in our local region, as well as to Native American causes nationwide.
Paul Bunyan Communications has a history, dating back to the 1950’s, of giving back to the communities they serve through contributions of both time and money. Recently they fortified that commitment by establishing a $500 Post-Secondary Scholarship annually for a student at The Leech Lake Tribal College.
We'd like to announce the formation of The Susan Helen Tibbetts Sjolund Scholarship at LLTC.
Longtime friend of LLTC, Tony Morley, recently made a contribution with a stock donation to the Library campaign.
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has a long and storied tradition of being one of the most philanthropic Tribes in the United States.