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
, Cave Research Foundation, the Robertson Association, Richmond
Area Speleological Society
, Michigan Karst Conservancy, Karst Waters Institute
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

To give to the NSS Permanent Endowment Fund, make your check payable to the
"National Speleological Foundation", write "NSS Permanent Endowment Fund" on the memo line,
and mail to the Foundation at 107 Avonbrook Road, Wallingford, PA 19086.
To donate appreciated securities, or to give by wire or
electronic bank transfer, email .

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



Janet Thorne, President