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About the NOVA Foundation

The NOVA Foundation is the only non-profit organization dedicated to securing private resources to support the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).   Funds raised by the Foundation support scholarships and emergency grants for NOVA students as well as programs for faculty and staff through means that are simply not possible with state funds alone. Today’s economic realities make the Foundation’s work securing private donations more important than ever. 

About NOVA

 With an enrollment of more than 85,000 students, NOVA is the largest public institution of higher learning in Virginia and the 14th largest in the United States.  It offers 73 associate degree programs that lead to employment or university transfer and 61 certificate programs that teach specific skill sets in professional fields such as healthcare and IT that are in high demand across our region and the nation. NOVA graduates more than 6,000 students annually, making NOVA a leading source of talented hires and a workforce development engine for our region.