Much of the work of NCOBPS is made possible through gifts in the form of contributions and/or bequests from our members to the NCOBPS, Inc. General Fund as well as the Graduate Assistantship Program, Inc. Fund. NCOBPS is a not-for-profit educational organization. As such, all gifts are tax-deductible to the degree the law allows.
NCOBPS, Inc. General Fund (Tax ID# 02-0370695)
Graduate Assistantship Program, Inc. Fund (Tax ID# 23-7451129).
Listed below are the donation funds available for online contribution. Please click the fund name to contribute.
NCOBPS, Inc. General Fund
This fund will used to support our Annual Awards Program, meeting receptions, and on-going programs/initiatives approved by the Executive Council and members of the National Conference. This contribution is tax-deductible and members will receive confirmation and recognition in the Annual Report.
Graduate Assistantship Program, Inc.
The Graduate Assistantship Program, Inc. (GAP), established by a separate foundation, is a scholarship program to support graduate student attendance and participation in the NCOBPS Annual Meetings. Recipients will receive the monetary travel scholarship during the Annual Meeting Awards Program. This contribution is tax-deductible and members will receive confirmation and recognition in the Annual Report.
…SOW Seeds of Permanence
Even as NCOBPS celebrates more than 50 years of success, we have painstakingly charted a vision for our future. To rise to the political and social challenges of our times, NCOBPS will continue to uplift and expand our membership in perpetuity. NCOBPS needs you to sow a seed of permanence to grow our organizational capacity. Together, we grow Black political power worldwide.
Lena Harris Stromile Student Leadership Award
This award is named in honor of Lena Harris Stromile, the mother of Dr. Kathie Stromile Golden. The award honors the contributions of the Stromile family to NCOBPS and their life-long involvement in developing student leaders. As executive director of NCOBPS for two decades, Dr. Golden has assisted a diverse group of students. This includes students at Historically Black to Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and students abroad through her leadership of international education programs that has taken her to 70 countries. Her commitment to student leadership reflects the life lessons and spirit of community work passed on by her mother. The Lena Harris Stromile Student Leadership Award is given to an undergraduate or graduate student, who is a member of NCOBPS and has a demonstrative involvement in community service, social justice, mentor programs, or related activities. Nominations must be received by November 12, 2021.