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NCCU will extend operating under Condition 1 (Reduced Operations) of the Adverse Weather and Emergency Event Policy through 12 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1.

NCCU Foundation, Inc.

NCCU Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) that receives private gifts and donations for the university. These gifts are utilized to increase educational opportunities and provide scholarship support for students. In addition, as an independent, charitable agency, the foundation can accept and liquidate non-cash gifts for the university that it may not be able to accept on its own.

About the NCCU Foundation

The NCCU Foundation was incorporated on June 28, 1972, by the Secretary of State for the State of North Carolina. It was created under the leadership of Chancellor Albert N. Whiting in response to the University’s recognition that private support had to be encouraged in order for NCCU to maintain its quality and position of eminence among institutions of higher education.


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is an independent governing body for the development and approval of operating policies for the NCCU Foundation, Inc. The Foundation Board also provides philanthropic support to the University.

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University Support

The NCCU Foundation provides assistance to the University and students through scholarships. Over the past three years, $3.5M has been awarded in scholarships.

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The NCCU Foundation provides various services to clients in support of campus programs and scholarships, including a collection of online forms.

NCCU Foundation Staff


Howell, Leslie

Accounts Payable Technician

NCCU Foundation

Location: Hubbard-Totton Building, Room 307

Email: lhowell@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-7397


Jenkins, Ernest

Executive Director

NCCU Foundation

Location: Hubbard-Totton Building, Room 307

Email: ernest.jenkins@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-7639


Sherrill, Jason

Associate Director

NCCU Foundation

Location: William Jones Building, Room 023

Email: sherrillj@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-5477


Smith, Chelsea

Accounting Specialist

NCCU Foundation

Location: William Jones Building, Room 022

Email: csmith001@NCCU.EDU

Phone: 919-530-6731

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