Contribute to NOA

Your contributions to NOA support its many efforts and activities. Please read to learn how you can make a difference:

We welcome donations in support of any of our activities or to specific endowed funds; undesignated contributions will be applied where they are most needed. If you wish to further designate your gift, please follow up with an email to following completion of the form. Donors may be acknowledged on our website and in member publications, but please let us know if you prefer not to be acknowledged in this way.  NOA is a 501(c)3 organization, so donations will be deductible to the extent allowed by current tax law.

Please contact us during your estate planning if you would like to discuss establishing an endowed fund in support of NOA's mission.

General Support



Provides career development grants and prizes for The Legacy Project, which encourages ethnic and racial diversity in opera.


The National Opera Association's JoElyn Wakefield-Wright Stage Director Fellowship provides funding to aspiring Opera Stage Directors as they begin their careers. This Fellowship is open to Music or Theater graduate students, or early career post-academics, with an interest in Opera Stage Direction. This fund was established by JoElyn Wakefield-Wright, and donations made to this fund will continue to honor the legacy she created with this initiative.


In honor of Robert Hansen's 25 years of dedicated service to NOA, we have established the Robert Hansen NOA Fund to support the Robert Hansen Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition as well as other priorities of the NOA.


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