The NATS Foundation is an active partner of NATS, Inc. and is responsible for support for part of the work of the Association. Created in 1976, the Foundation's purpose is to generate assistance to aspiring and talented singers and teachers through the development and management of various endowment funds used to provide some of the prize money for the NATS Artist Awards Competition for Singers (NATSAA) and the National Music Theater Competition (NMTC). The Foundation also co-sponsors the Van Lawrence Fellowship.
The NATS Foundation also utilizes its resources to help finance innovative programs such as the NATS Intern Program, the NATS Emerging Leaders Award, and the Voice Pedagogy Award.
To make a contribution click to the NATS 75th Anniversary Fund page for details, or send a check payable to the NATS Foundation to the NATS National Office, 9957 Moorings Drive, Suite 401, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
There are many ways that you can contribute to the work of the NATS Foundation.
A gift of $100 or more to any fund makes you a member of the Circle of Friends.
These funds require additional contributions to become Endowed. Contributing to an Established Fund will help secure the fund in perpetuity. You may select a specific fund from the following list.