Supporting Our Profession

The commitment of the Foundation is steadfast – to continually position auxiliary professionals, the higher education market, and students for greatness.


The NACAS Foundation

We are a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) corporation formed for the sole purpose of supporting and promoting the auxiliary services profession. The Foundation engages in scholarships, grants, promoting diversity of people and ideas, fostering innovation, collaboration and creative thinking to improve the quality of life for students.

Our Mission

The NACAS Foundation shall fund scholarships and programs to enable deserving individuals to pursue educational opportunities, promote equality and the diversity of people and ideas for the benefit of the public, and foster innovation, collaboration, and creative thinking to improve the quality of life of students. Through generous support of individuals and business partners, the NACAS Foundation has been able to help fund industry scholarships, financially support students, provide research funds, support new industry professional development programs, and support the CASP certification.

What We Do

Fund professional development programs, including NACAS webinars, the Emerging Professionals Academy, the Institute for Leadership & Management, the Senior Executive Summit, and CASP.

Provide funds for research and the NACAS Marketplace in order to provide support tools that better inform the industry around data and insights.

Support scholarships and awards, including the Campus Care Grant, Mereese Ladson Diversity Scholarship, the Hassmiller CASP Scholarship, and the David H. Lord Award for Exemplary Community Service.

Pay It Forward

Learn about giving levels, individual and business partner donors, and annual and lifetime giving, as well as funds, campaigns, and events that help support the work of the NACAS Foundation.