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Educational Foundation

The NVCC Educational Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to securing private resources to support NOVA students, faculty, staff and the mission and values of the College.

The NVCC Educational Foundation, Inc. was established in 1979 to raise private financial support to augment programs and existing services to attract funds to develop new courses and programs. Funds are used to provide various types of support including scholarships, faculty development, program support and capital needs. The Foundation supports more than 500 scholarships and a range of academic programs throughout the college's six campuses and Extended Learning Institute.

Foundation Mission:

The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation, Inc. (NVCCEF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded to generate support for Northern Virginia Community College by raising funds, increasing visibility and strengthening partnerships between the College and state and local communities.

You can make a difference!

Your donation and support to NOVA has a huge impact on the lives of students and faculty and staff.

  • Over $500,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to students to ensure their continued success in achieving their educational goals.
  • $100,000 in grants are given annually to faculty and staff to encourage professional development, using cutting-edge technology in the classrooms and recognizing faculty and staff who have made a difference at NOVA.
  • Six campus projects are designated by each provost for faculty and staff. Projects include helping students in need and funding faculty and staff teaching grants.

InNOVAtion Grants

Apply today for the NOVA Foundation InNOVAtion Grants! Grants are open to NOVA Faculty and Staff and encourages cross campus calibration and innovative teaching. Click here  to learn more and apply today.

Make a Gift to NOVA today! Your gift will have a lasting impact on those at NOVA. Your gift will help continue to build the workforce in the Northern Virginia area, maintain the award-winning faculty teaching at NOVA and ensure that NOVA remains the best community college in the state.

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