Emerging Foundation Membership

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The National School Foundation Association (NSFA) is leading the education foundation movement by connecting, informing and supporting local education foundations across the United States.  Emerging Foundation Membership is intended for education foundations in the formative stages, before or within a year of incorporation.

Membership to NSFA provides you with access to the tools, resources and networking opportunities you need to grow and strengthen your foundation.

Yearly membership dues are $150.

Memberships extend for 12 months from date of first joining or renewal.

STATE MEMBERSHIP - If you are located in CO, FL,  NE, NJ, OK, PA, TX or UT, an NSFA membership is included in your State Association Membership. Please contact your state association directly to join. Learn more about the state organizations here.

If your state is not listed above, please proceed with this membership form.


  • Access to an online resource library including sample policies and procedures, succession plans, job descriptions, recorded webinars on a wide range of topics and more. 
  • Free access to bi-monthly Webinar Offerings ($25 value each).
  • A link to your website from the NSFA site.
  • Education Foundation Leader Training and Certification program offered in partnership with National University.
  • Monthly E-newsletter: “Solid Foundations” which includes training information and other valuable resources
  • Discount on Firespring's integrated website, email and fundraising platforms
  • 1st year discount on Bloomerang Donor or Client Managment System
  • A cause page with USSEED
  • Ability to utilize the NSFA logo on your website and other collateral 
  • National Conference Discount
  • Regional Conference Discounts
  • Discounted Board Member Training courses
  • Access to consulting services from NSFA Board, Staff, and other national leaders
  • FREE Job Postings on NSFA Website ($50 for 60 days for Non-members)
  • New resources and benefits are being added all the time
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