Make A Gift

When you give to the NASPA Foundation, you make a difference. Through a tax-deductible contribution to the NASPA Foundation, you invest in innovative research. You provide scholarships for NASPA members of all levels. You advance excellence in our field. You shape the future of the student affairs profession!

Do you want to:

  • GIVE back to the profession you love?
  • REWARD young Student Affairs professionals with scholarships?
  • CELEBRATE the outstanding work of colleagues?
  • VALIDATE Student Affairs as a significant force on campus?
  • CONTRIBUTE to best practices in our field?
  • INVEST in innovative research?

​You can do that!

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How would you like to give?

You can give in whatever way is most convenient for you – monthly, quarterly, annually, checks, bank account withdrawals, and more.

  • Single Occasion Gift

    You can make your gift in any amount at any time. The NASPA Foundation celebrates all gifts, no matter the size. From the graduate student giving $5 a month to the senior professional who joins the Diamond Club – every dollar you give impacts the future of our profession.

    Each year that you give, your name will be listed on the NASPA Foundation website. You will also receive special recognition during the NASPA Annual Conference.

    Use our easy, on-line donation form to give today. Or, you can use the downloadable donation form.

  • Recurring Gift/Pledge

    Recurring gifts are affordable, convenient and green. Choose what works for you - simply designate an amount, frequency and payment method.  The NASPA Foundation’s top investors are additionally recognized through our giving societies (see right).

    If you commit a 5-year pledge to one of the giving societies, you will receive special recognition at the time of your pledge. When you become a member of the Diamond Club (or higher) you will be celebrated at the NASPA Annual Conference and presented with a lapel pin reflecting your commitment to the future of student affairs. Any donor whose lifetime gifts reach these categories will also be recognized.

    Use our easy, on-line pledge form to make a pledge today. Or, you can use the downloadable donation form.

    Need to update your existing pledge? Please use our update payment method form.

  • Pillars of the Profession

    Each year at the NASPA Annual Conference, the Foundation honors a group of outstanding student affairs professionals. Review the current Pillar class and make a gift in honor of a friend, mentor or colleague.

    Use our easy, on-line Pillars donation form or downloadable Pillars donation form today.

  • Charitable bequests

    Tuck a little something away for the NASPA Foundation in your estate plans - guaranteeing the future vitality of Student Affairs. Contact the Foundation Office for easy ways to leave your legacy to the NASPA Foundation, in addition to family. Once your plans are complete, please consider submitting our deferred gift letter of intent. This allows us to recognize and thank you now, as well as plan for the future.

  • Royalties Pledge

    Are you published? Congratulations! As an author, you can designate a portion of your royalties from publications as a gift to the NASPA Foundation. Contact the Foundation Office for more information.

What would you like to support?

When you give, you can choose from the following opportunities for investment:

NASPA Excellence Fund

Unrestricted gifts to support NASPA’s highest priorities in research and scholarship

Research Fund

Supporting research and scholarship to add to the knowledge base of the profession and ensure that data informs practice

BACCHUS Fund

Provides scholarships for students to attend national and/or regional BACCHUS programs

NUFP Scholarship Fund

Supports the cost of the GRE for undergraduate students pursuing a master's program in higher education, offers five $200 scholarships

Melvene Hardee Fund

Underwrites the Dissertation of the Year Award

Zenobia Hikes Scholarship

Supports a stipend for a NASPA member who otherwise would not be able to attend the Alice Manicur Symposium due to the fact the applicant's institution cannot support her attendance financially

George Kuh Award Fund
Supports a stipend for the individual who is awarded the George D. Kuh Outstanding Contribution to Literature and/or Research Award
James Rhatigan Fund

Provides NASPA Annual Conference scholarships to graduate students

Robert H. Shaffer Fund

Supports a stipend for the tenured faculty member who receives the annual Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member

Ruth Strang Award

Supports and recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to the body of literature concerning women in higher education

Giving Levels
#NASPAgives
All gifts from NASPA members, of any size
NASPA Nation
Monthly gifts, of any size
Diamond Club
$3,000-$4,999
President's Circle
$5,000-$7,999
Foundation Circle
$7,500-$9,999
Heritage Society
$10,000-$24,999
Benefactors Society
$25,000-unlimited
Legacy Society
Documented planned gifts of $10,000 or more

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