NOLS: National Outdoor Leadership School Home

Every year, thousands of NOLS alumni, parents, staff and friends make tax-deductible donations to support the mission of the school. NOLS' position as the leader in wilderness, leadership and remote medical education depends on the continued commitment of this global community.




Campaign NOLS: Endowing Our Core Values

Our most recent successfully completed capital campaign to raise $20 million ended on December 31, 2013.

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Strengthening the school's work with flexible annual income.
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The global NOLS community is the foundation for the school's success.
Gifts at Work

Giving Clubs

Teams of donors making leadership and wilderness education possible for everyone.

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Past Success

Our successfully completed campaigns.

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FRIENDS is a newsletter for people committed to helping NOLS provide the world's best education in wilderness and leadership skills.

This publication provides information on charitable gift planning and the people who support NOLS.

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NOLS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational institution. Donations to NOLS are tax-deductible.

Our tax id number is 83-0204184.

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