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

Lummi High School Graduate Kyle Sturgeon Awarded the Linda Kay Webb Scholarship

Kyle Sturgeon, Lummi was the student selected for the Linda Kay Webb Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 to attend NWIC Fall 2011. Kyle was the Valedictorian of the Class of 2011 at Lummi High School. His Family was there to see this award presented to him during the commencement ceremony at Lummi High school on June 16th.

The Foundation Thanks You

The Northwest Indian College Foundation Board of Directors would like to thank all sponsors and donors for the Third Annual TL'aneq' Gathering for a Celebration Benefit Dinner and Auction. This year the event raised just over $120,000 for the cultural arts and education programming at NWIC.

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