NACA Foundation

Funding the future of Campus Activities & belonging.

The NACA® Foundation was established in 1982 to develop and provide educational programs and services for college and university students, professional staff and others who work in the field of student activities.

Support the Foundation

When you support the Foundation, you are a part of something really special: a community dedicated to developing knowledgeable and innovative leaders through research and scholarship. Since 1982, our donors’ belief in the NACA® Foundation as a valuable community asset has made it possible to award numerous scholarships, research grants, and professional development opportunities to members of the campus activities community. We take great pride in our mission and accomplishments, and with your continued support, we can persist in advancing the field of campus activities. The Foundation currently offers a variety of scholarships to assist undergraduate students, graduate students, professional staff and associate members in pursuing educational interests and career development.


Purpose Statement

The purpose of the NACA Foundation is to support the National Association for Campus Activities in expanding opportunities within the community of higher education.  The NACA Foundation will act as a conduit for philanthropic engagement with donors and outside partners to provide accessible opportunities for scholarship, research and education.

Vision Statement

The NACA Foundation will serve as the bridge connecting the Association’s history and future direction and will be recognized as the preeminent organization in advancing research and support for the field of campus activities in higher education.  

Mission Statement

NACA Foundation cultivates resources for research and educational programs as they build affinity, engage and expand the number of individuals who support and are supported with professional development and educational opportunities.