National Speleological Foundation, Inc.

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Welcome to the National Speleological Foundation, Inc.

The National Speleological Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3)
corporation organized to provide services for certain long term trust funds
for cave and karst related organizations such as the National Speleological Society,
Cave Research Foundation, the Robertson Association, Michigan Karst Conservancy,
and others.

The National Speleological Foundation is a proud member of the Combined
Federal Campaign. Federal employees and members of the military can donate
to the NSS Permanent Endownment Fund by selecting CFC#15492.
Our CFC listing statement is, "We sponsor cave conservation, research, education,
and exploration through the National Speleological Society. We preserve
underground aquifers, battle white nose syndrome in bats,
map caves, take youth groups caving, and help train rescue teams."

In the Beginning - Creation of the NSF in 1964

An Introduction to the Foundation

The NSS Permanent Endowment Fund

The Foundation also provides direct grants (see Grants page) in support of
speleological science, conservation and education.



Doug Soroka, President