NACDEP Endowment for Sustainability Campaign
To help ensure a strong future for NACDEP and Community Development programming, please consider donating today!

NACDEP is raising funds with the primary goal of advancing the Association through an endowment for sustainability, sponsorships for visibility and connectivity, and providing scholarships for accessibility.

The NACDEP Board has earmarked $8,000 in matching funds to help NACDEP reach its initial goal of raising $25,000 towards the NACDEP Endowment. This means that your donation will be doubled, dollar for dollar, until the matching funds are exhausted.
Why give to the NACDEP Endowment?

  • Support the mission of NACDEP
  • Create a sustainable means of supporting scholarships.
  • Honor of a co-worker, friend, family member, or colleague.
  • As the Endowment grows, NACDEP’s capacity to support targeted efforts such as awards, professional development, and marketing in perpetuity to provide assistance year after year.


Endowment Donor Levels

$500 +                 (Collaborator)
$250 - $499         (Partner)
$100 - $249         (Coordinator)
$50 - $99           (Cooperator)
$49 and under    (Networker)

Contact the Development Committee Co-chairs to learn more about the NACDEP Endowment and how to play and active role in supporting NACDEP’s mission.

Melissa Bond
Extension Fine Arts Program Leader
Extension Specialist, CEDIK
University of Kentucky
Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
404 Charles E. Barnhart Bldg.
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Phone: 606-304-9944
Fax: 859-323-1913

Michael D. Wilcox, Jr., PhD
Assistant Program Leader / Community Development / Purdue Extension
Senior Associate / Purdue Center for Regional Development
Adjunct Assistant Professor / Department of Agricultural Economics / University of Kentucky
1341 Northwestern Avenue
Schowe House
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone: 865-696-2267