Prior Lake, Minn. – Reinforcing its commitment to education and Indian Country, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has announced $525,000 in grants to Native American colleges and higher education funds.
These donations include:
Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) announced today the 34 public safety grant recipients from across Minnesota that will collectively receive approximately $535,000.
“When we learned that nearly 200 agencies had requested $5.4 million, we realized how great the public safety needs are in Minnesota communities,” SMSC Chairman Charlie Vig said. “We wanted to help as many Minnesota communities as we could to be better prepared to respond to emergencies.”
Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) joined the University of Minnesota to celebrate the graduation of this year’s 29 SMSC Endowed Scholarship program recipients on April 25. They were the sixth graduating class of students who have received this SMSC scholarship, representing 21 tribes from across the United States.