National Conservation Foundation

The mission of the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) is to encourage and facilitate the implementation of programs and services that advance the wise use and orderly development of the nation’s natural resources. The foundation does this by providing conservation districts and other conservation organizations funding for research, educational programs, and public outreach. To receive more information about NCF or its projects, please contact NACD Director of Development Melisa Augusto.

To make a tax-deductible donation to NCF, please click the donate button below or make checks payable to:
National Conservation Foundation
509 Capitol Court NE
Washington, DC 20002

EIN: 90-0136120

Members of the 2017 NCF Executive Committee

Steve Robinson Chair Ohio
Tim Reich Vice Chair South Dakota
John Redding Treasurer Georgia
Mike Mosel Secretary Nebraska
Gene Schmidt At-Large Indiana

Members of the 2017 NCF Board of Trustees

Rudy Rice Immediate Past Chair Illinois
Lee McDaniel NACD Immediate Past President Maryland
Barbara Perlman-Whyman Presidents Association Representative Nevada
Vacant NASCA Representative
Irene Moore NCDEA Representative Ohio
Karen Smart NACD Auxiliary Representative Utah
Peggy Lemons NCF-Envirothon Representative Missouri
Earl Garber NACD Board Member Louisiana
Rick Jeans NACD Board Member Oklahoma
Bob Warner NACD Board Member Colorado
Nedra Turney Arkansas
Linda Brownson New Hampshire


The National Conservation Foundation assumed responsibility for the international Envirothon education competition in the spring of 2014. Go here to learn more about Envirothon and how you can become a sponsor.

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