About Us

About Us

The National American University (NAU) Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt independent organization established in 1967. 

Lana-3The NAU Foundation is the only nonprofit organization that exists solely for the benefit of NAU students. For 50 years, the Foundation has been investing in the futures of NAU students through scholarships. Since 201o, the Foundation has committed more than a half-million dollars for student support.

Foundation Brochure

You can help change a life with your tax-deductible donation.  If you have any questions, please contact Tamie Hopp, NAU’s Director of Alumni and Foundation Services, at 605-394-4976 or foundation@national.edu.

Mailing Address:

NAU Foundation

5301 Mt Rushmore Road

Rapid City, SD 57701

Donations can be made online or by mail: 

Donation Address:

NAU Foundation

C/O Ketel Thorstenson

PO Box 3140

Rapid City, SD 57709

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