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It's easy to make an impact right now for our students - visit our simple and quick online giving page to make a difference right now!

Please let us know which fund you’d like to support by choosing from the drop-down menu in our online giving form. If the fund you’d like to support isn’t listed in the drop-down menu, please choose “Other” and type in the name of the scholarship, program, or project you’d like your gift to support.


You can make your check out to the NMC Foundation and send it to: NMC Foundation,1701 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686. Please let us know which fund you’d like to support by including a note or writing on the memo line.

Wire & Stock Transfer

If you're interested in making a gift with a wire or stock transfer, we'd be happy to help! Please contact us for more information.

Payroll Deduction

Are you an NMC employee who wants to champion your belief in education even more by making a gift to the NMC Foundation? It's easy to make a gift through payroll deduction — you choose the amount and where you want your gift to go! Fill out our quick and simple Google Form to get started.

Lead Annual Gift

Your annual gift of $1,000 or more to any fund at the college, including community programs, makes you part of the President’s Club, NMC’s most prestigious annual giving society. For more information on eligibility and the impact our President's Club members make, please visit our President’s Club page.


Establishing an endowment fund is a way for you to make a permanent investment in the college that generates funds to be used, in perpetuity, to support NMC and other specific programs. An endowed fund can be established and named with a gift of $25,000 or more. To learn how you can make a lasting impact through an endowed fund, please contact us.

Major Gift

When you make a major gift, you allow the college to evolve and you help guide NMC toward an ever stronger future. Please contact us to learn about how you can have a transformational impact on NMC by making a major gift.


Your planned gift, such as a bequest or life income gift, can be a beneficial way to take care of yourself or your family now, and help NMC in the future. For more information on making an impact through planned giving, please visit the Biederman Society page.

We are thankful that you are considering NMC in your future planning. While we always encourage your attorney to amend this language to suit your particular situation when necessary, below is suggested language that you may consider.

Sample: "I give or bequeath the (e.g., sum of $______, % of estate, real estate, life insurance, retirements assets, etc.) to the Northwestern Michigan College Foundation, a Michigan nonprofit corporation located in Traverse City, Michigan, for the following use and purpose: (DESCRIPTION OF PURPOSES such as scholarship name and/or details)."


You can make a tax-free gift from your individual retirement account (IRA). Support what you love at NMC while avoiding income taxes on your distribution. To learn about making an impact with a gift through your IRA, please contact us for more information.

Matching Gift

Do you work for a company or belong to a service organization that matches your charitable gifts? You may be able to double or even triple your impact. Sometimes even retirees are eligible! Please contact us for more information.

Memorial Gift

Memorial gifts can be an especially meaningful way for you to commemorate a loved one or celebrate a personal milestone while also benefiting NMC. If you would like to make a gift in memory of someone, you can indicate your wish on our online giving form, or in a note mailed with your check. If you'd like gift envelopes for a funeral or memorial service, we would be happy to help, please contact us.