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Make a Gift

Ready to make a gift? Use our online form as a fast and easy way to make a gift. Gifts to Northern Virginia Community College may be made online by using your MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Discover, Diners Club or JCB through a secured system.

No personal credit card information is stored by NOVA or the NVCC Educational Foundation, Inc. Credit card gifts made online are charged to your card within 24 hours. For tax purposes, gifts to be counted toward the current year must be submitted online by December 31. All gifts more than $25 will be acknowledged with a letter for tax purposes.

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds or canceling a credit card gift may be made within five business days by emailing the NVCC Educational Foundation at foundation@nvcc.edu.

The NVCC Foundation follows NOVA’s Privacy and Security Polices.

Checks should be made payable to NVCC Educational Foundation and mailed to:

NVCC Educational Foundation
4001 Wakefield Chapel Road, Suite 371
Annandale, VA 22003

Why Make a Gift

Why Donors Should Make a Gift

The Foundation supports and promotes the College by building relationships with individuals, businesses and other foundations in our community to fund a number of areas that impact the lives of our students and our community. Donor's gifts will assist NOVA to provide superior educational opportunities. There are many ways to support NOVA. Most donors make gifts and pledge payments by check, credit card or automatic bank drafts. Some donors contribute gifts-in-kind, such as works of art or rare books and manuscripts for the library. Others incorporate gifts into their financial and estate planning. We have a wide range of giving options to make it easy for our donors to maximize their gifts.

Types of Gifts

Unrestricted gifts are often considered the most powerful form of private support because no limitations exist on how the gifts are to be used. Unrestricted funds help the Board meet the College's most pressing needs. They are particularly vital for initiatives and projects for which other sources of funding may be unavailable or inadequate. In-kind contributions consist of non-monetary goods or services that the Foundation receives from corporations, individuals or other foundations. In-kind gifts can only be accepted if they support current or future academic programs or technology. Examples of in-kind gifts are: computer hardware, software, laboratory instrumentation and use of facilities. The value of in-kind gifts is based on market value at the time of giving. It is the donor's responsibility to value the gift-in-kind. The Foundation cannot legally do so.

If you have any questions, please contact the Foundation office at 703.323.3023.