NWIC Foundation

Thank You Sponsors of the 13th Annual Big Drive for Education Golf Scramble!

NWIC would like to thank the sponsors of the 13th Annual Big Drive for Education. The Golf Scramble raised roughly $11,500 in support of our amazing athletic program.  Our hands go up to everyone involved.


Silver Reef Casino                  Tulalip Resort Casino

LIBC                                        Lummi Commercial Company

Belastro Construction              Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

7 Cedars Casino                     Steve Kinley

Cindy & Cliff Cultee             Swinomish Casino & Lodge


Funding from the Big Drive for Education supports student athletes and NWIC's Athletic Department by providing scholarships and opportunities to participated in sports such as Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Volley Ball, Co-ed Softball, Golfing, Canoeing, and more.

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Thank you to our annual Big Drive for Education Golf Scramble Sponsors!

This Year on September 26, 2014 Northwest Indian College Foundation hosted the 12th Annual Big Drive for Education Golf Scramble at Swinomish Golf Links in Anacortes, WA. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and players, the Golf Scramble raised $16,000 for the Northwest Indian College Athletic Department.

Our hands go up to our sponsors and players.


Swinomish Tribal Senate       Squaxin Island Tribe       Lummi Indian Business Council

Muckelshoot                       Lummi Youth Rec.          Twenty-nine Palms Band of Mission Indians

NWIC President's office     SRC Cigar Lounge          Phillips 66

Cindy & Cliff Cultee          Tulalip Resort Casino        Faber Construction             


Endowments & Scholarships

Being a part of the wonderful work we do here at Northwest Indian College is like receiving a gift throughout the year. We welcome any amount of donations in the form of cash, checks, legacy or planned giving opportunities or whatever you want to do to help make dreams come true for so many people.

We have the following Established Endowments and Scholarship programs:

  • Billy Frank Jr. Natural Resources Endowment
  • The Cultural Arts Endowment Institutional Operating Endowment
  • Maintenance Endowments for New Campus Buildings
  • Roselie Long Endowed Chair for Teacher Education
  • US Department of Education Challenge Endowment Match Program
  • Robert Lorence Science and Scholar Program
  • San Manuel Education Achievement Scholarship
  • NWIC Endowment

Or you may donate to the scholarships of your choice, they include:

  • Forrest "Dutch" & Florence Kinley Memorial Scholarship
  • Lummi Nation Higher Education Scholarship
  • NWIC/Western Washington University Alumni Scholarship
  • Roselie and Sam Long Endowed Scholarship for Professional Programs
  • Xay-e-be-litse, Julie Ann Edwards Memorial
  • Mac C. Oreiro Memorial
  • Valerie and Jewell James Memorial Scholarship
  • Student Assistance Fund

NWIC Foundation Honors Lummi Nation

Cheryl Crazy Bull, President of NWIC and Foundation Board Secretary along with Larry Kinley, President of the Northwest Indian College Foundation honored the Lummi Nation at the NWIC Commencement Ceremony on June 17, 2011 for their many years of support.

On behalf of the students, staff and NWIC Foundation Cheryl and Larry presented a beautiful cedar paddle by Alfred Charles to Cliff Cultee, Chairman of the Lummi Tribal Council.

Commencement Ceremony

Northwest Indian College Board of Trustees Chair Kristin Kinley and NWIC Foundation Board Member Julie Johnson congratulate NWIC graduate at Commencement Ceremony held Friday, June 17, 2011.

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