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Your contributions to NOA support its many efforts and activities. Please read to learn how you can make a difference:

If you would like to contribute to our Annual Campaign or to one of the NOA Endowed Funds, you can do so online, where you can choose your amount and what you would like your contribution to support.

If you prefer, you can send your check payable to The National Opera Association, designating the fund of your choice to:

National Opera Association
1100 Baits Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI  48109

Undesignated contributions will be applied where they are most needed.  Donors will be acknowledged on our website and in member publications; please let us know if you prefer not to be acknowledged in this way.  NOA is a 501(c)3 organization, so donations will be deductible to the extent allowed by current tax law.

Newly Announced!  The Robert Hansen NOA Fund

In honor of Robert Hansen's 25 years of dedicated service to NOA, we have established the Robert Hansen NOA Fund to support the newly renamed Robert Hansen Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition as well as other priorities of the NOA.


Endowments of the National Opera Association

NOA is appreciative of the numerous generous gifts and bequests that have been established to support the organization's activities in perpetuity. Please contact us during your estate planning if you would like to discuss establishing an endowed fund in support of NOA's mission.

The Constance Eberhart Memorial Endowment
Provides scholarships for singers 18-24 in the NOA Vocal Competition
The Boris Goldovsky Endowment
Preserves the legacy of Boris Goldovsky and promotes excellence in operatic stage direction
The Clifford Edwin Bair Endowment
Provides prizes in the Artist Division of the NOA Vocal Competition
The Terry Cofield Endowment
Supports workshops in operatic stage direction
The National Opera Association Endowment
Provides general support for projects of the Association and include:
  • The Legacy Fund
    Provides career development grants and prizes for The Legacy Project, which encourages ethnic and racial diversity in opera
  • The Marjorie Gordon Fund
    Provides prizes in the Artist Division of the NOA Vocal Competition
  • The Leland Fox Fund
    Provides awards for outstanding scholarship in opera
  • The Ruth Martin Memorial Fund
    Established in memory of Ruth Martin, to support projects in opera translation
  • The Emily Hammood Memorial Fund
    Established in memory of Emily Hammood, founding member of Opera for Youth