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Quinnehtukqut Nipmuc News Vol.4 No.3 - July 1997

Your Board of Directors worked long and hard to create a Scholarship Fund which will begin to help meet the needs and desires of ALL NIAC members and their minor children -- wherever they live. The document by which our Scholarship Fund will operate is included in this newsletter. Your comments are welcome.

NIAC Scholarship Fund Were counting on your help in growing funds to support this important program!!

Were asking members and friends of NIAC, to raise money or donate personal funds to our Scholarship Fund. Donations are deductible as charitable contributions on federal tax returns, so everyone can save on taxes too. Checks should be made payable to: NIAC Scholarship Fund and mailed to NIAC, Inc., Box 411, Thompson, CT 06277.

NIAC Scholarship Fund
PURPOSE The NIAC Scholarship Fund will provide financial assistance to members of the Nipmuc Indian Association of Connecticut, Inc. and their minor children.

NATURE AND AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarships may be granted for scholastic research projects, to promote higher education, for attendance at educational programs on Native American culture and history, to facilitate preparation and dissemination of information on Native American culture and history, and to enhance leadership skills. Grants shall be made as gifts. Preference for grants will be given to members who have not received a scholarship within the last 12 months.

Here are some ways you can help:
Donate money you receive from returning cans and bottles, or conduct a can and bottle drive in your area.
Conduct a yard sale and donate the proceeds.
Ask your friends and family members to make a contribution -- if they write a check, theyre entitled to the tax deduction.
Enlarge our logo, glue it to a container with the words Scholarship Fund, and ask a storekeeper where you regularly shop if you can set it on their counter.
Sell your craft items and donate the funds.

The more you give,
the more good things come to you.

Were sure you have even better ideas, and we hope youll drop us a line so that we can share them with everyone! All contributions will be acknowledged in Quinnehtukqut Nipmuc News.

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