The NAU Fund
Gifts to the NAU Fund are the backbone of
support for Northern Arizona University and serve as a catalyst for quality. While
state funding helps build the foundation for operating a university, private
gifts make NAU an exemplary institution.
All gifts to the NAU Fund are tax
deductible as provided by law.
Benefits to the university community
The NAU Fund reaches all alumni, friends of
the university, students, faculty, staff, and parents to offer opportunities for
giving to Northern Arizona University programs. The NAU Fund accepts regular,
yearly contributions that create an important and dependable source of private
support for the university.
The NAU Fund dollars directly support
students, faculty, and programs by:
- purchasing computers, software, library
books, and musical instruments
- recruiting and retaining top-notch
faculty, and featuring well-known lecturers
- funding travel for educational conferences
- maintaining services such as tutoring,
counseling, disability assistance, campus safety, career advising, and health
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Where your investment goes
Contributors to the NAU Fund may designate their gifts to any university area, college, school, department, or program. They may also give to the President’s Fund for Excellence, which provides the university president with flexibility to support Northern Arizona University’s greatest needs.
Contributions of all sizes are appreciated, and they are combined to meet the needs of our students, faculty, and programs. The President's Associates, the flagship of the NAU Fund, is a gift society that recognizes contributors who give $1,000 or more annually to Northern Arizona University Foundation.
The Employee Campaign is a part of the NAU Fund. This campaign gives faculty and staff the opportunity to invest in the university, thereby investing in their own futures, students’ futures, and the future of Northern Arizona University.
Senior Class Campaign
With the senior class gift, also part of the NAU Fund, graduating seniors can financially assist fellow students via the NAU Senior Legacy Scholarship Fund.
The NAU Fund Phonathon
Learn about the program that raises money for the university and how to get a job with us if you’re a student.
For further information about the NAU Fund, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 928-523-2012, or toll free at 1-888-NAU-ALUM (1-888-628-2586).