Thank you for donating to NODA!

All contribution support the NODA Excellence Fund (NEF). NODA is a recognized non-profit organization and your donation could be tax deductible, contact your tax professional for more information.

The NODA Excellence Fund (NEF) is dedicated to supporting NODA members, just as our members are dedicated to the orientation, transition, and retention profession. Investing in the NEF is one more way you can make a difference as an orientation, transition, and retention student affairs professional. Students and professionals looking to apply for funding can learn more here.

The purpose of NEF is exclusively charitable. Donations to the fund help provide scholarships and opportunities for professionals and graduate students to receive high-quality training and experiences through NODA. This can range from expanding award and scholarship opportunities, to assisting with program travel, leadership development, and outreach activities. The NODA Excellence Fund is managed by the Fundraising Committee.


Make a Gift to the Fund

Supporting NEF is an opportunity to be a part of a community dedicated to developing knowledgeable and innovative leaders through research and scholarships in the orientation, transition, and retention field. Your NEF contribution will:

  • Support the mission and vision of NODA
  • Provide leadership opportunities for underrepresented populations
  • Fund innovative and inclusive programs and initiatives
  • Provide resources to develop the next generation of orientation, transition, and retention leaders

Whether you are passionate about supporting future orientation, transition, and retention leaders or building our knowledge through research, your gift – no matter what size – makes it happen!

Individuals can make one-time or recurring contributions through Givebutter, NODA’s online fundraising platform, using the button below.

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For corporate partners or individuals looking to include NEF in their estate planning, please contact Joyce Holl, NODA Executive Director.


Other Ways of Giving

NODA Circle of Excellence Logo

Circle Of Excellence recognizes individuals who have served as professionals & scholars in the fields of orientation, transition, and retention. Circle of Excellence honorees help fundraise for NODA Excellence Fund throughout their induction year.

During the Annual Conference select items are sold in the NODA Exhibit Hall which benefit the NODA Excellence Fund. The most popular item is the Annual Conference state pin. Grab yours at the next annual conference.

At Regional Conferences, the Fundraising Committee identifies fun and unique ways for Regions to compete against each other while helping raise money for the NODA Excellence Fund.