Northark Foundation

Your donation to North Arkansas College is more than a gift; it’s an investment in our students and their futures. Gifts allow us to provide support for scholarships, educational equipment, facilities and programs. Every dollar makes a difference in the lives of our students. For more information about ways to give to Northark, please see our Giving Guide.

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The North Arkansas College Foundation advances the college through financial support and has raised millions of dollars since its reorganization in 1985.

The Foundation has provided more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in the last five years.

The Foundation also has provided funds for the construction of the South Campus library, John Paul Hammerschmidt Business and Conference Center and Bill Baker Amphitheatre as well as renovations at the Center Campus and South Campus student services area.

Each year, the Foundation hosts several activities including:

  • Annual Fund Drive
  • John Paul Hammerschmidt Lecture Series
  • 3-person Scramble Golf Tournament
  • Scholarship Donors Dinner
  • Economic Update Breakfast Series
  • Evening on the Plaza

The members of the Foundation board are elected by the Foundation board and serve five-year terms. Nominations for election to the board may be made either by Foundation board members or members of the College's Board of Trustees.

The North Arkansas College Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit, charitable corporation, holding a 501(c)(3) designation from the Internal Revenue Service (federal tax ID #71-0486926).

  • golf tourney Evening on the Plaza
    summer movie series

    Foundation Sponsored Events

    The North Arkansas College Foundation hosts events each year including the Summer Movie Series, 3-person Scramble Golf Tournament, Scholarship Donors Luncheon and Evening on the Plaza.

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    Northark foundation scholarships


    The North Arkansas College Foundation makes receiving a higher education possible for many students. The Foundation has provided more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in the last five years.