Endowments Non-Scholarship

The Foundation manages more than 165 scholarship endowments, but it also manages 20 other endowments for Foundation, program and facility support.  You can donate to any of these endowments, or you can create your own endowment.   For more information contact the Foundation office (707) 253-3374 or

  • Abramowicz Family Memorial Fund:  supports the enhancement of college programs
  • Bernice Blanckenburg Fund: supports the fine arts program
  • William & Mary Blanckenburg Library Fund: supports the library
  • Bumpy Camp Endowment Fund: for maintenance of former Bumpy Camp land
  • Bernard & Janice Charlup Endowment Fund: supports the photography program
  • Jess Doud Enhancement Fund:  supports the enhancement of college programs
  • Richard & Helen Fischer Memorial Fund:  supports the foreign language department
  • General Endowment Fund: unrestricted use
  • James B. Henry Family Fund: unrestricted use
  • Italian Cultural & Heritage Fund: promotes the arts, culture, language and music of Italy in the Napa Valley
  • Jessamyn West Creative Writing: supports the Jessamyn West Creative Writing contest
  • Robert & Barbara McCleary Fund: supports the library
  • McPherson Fund:  supports the McPherson Distinguished Teaching Awards & Jessamyn West contest as well as high school scholarships
  • Belle & Barney Rhodes Culinary Program Fund: supports the culinary program
  • Rotary Fund for the College President: discretionary for use by the NVC President to meet the needs of the College for which funds are otherwise unavailable
  • Science Program Endowment: supports science programs
  • Melody Seymour, Ph.D., Phi Theta Kappa Charter Advisors Award: supports student memberships in Phi Theta Kappa
  • Swan Library Fund: supports the library
  • Teaff Family Endowment Fund: unrestricted use
  • Dorothy Weed Memorial Fund: supports the vocal music program
  • Wheatley Library Fund: supports library materials on Napa Valley history