Support Your NPELRA Foundation

59 Scholarships Awarded Totaling $162,000 (as of December 2019)

See a list of all National PELRA Foundation Anthony C. Russo Scholarship Winners.

The National PELRA Foundation Benefactors Club

Categories & Requirements

  • Platinum Membership - A copy of a codicil to your will that bequeaths a gift of $3,000 or more to the Foundation.
  • Gold Membership - A gift(s) of at least $2,500 in a given year
  • Silver Membership - A gift(s) of at least $1,000 in a given year
  • Bronze Membership - A gift(s) of at least $500 in a given year
  • Friends of the Foundation - Gifts of any amount in a given year

What Benefactors Receive

  • A periodic Foundation Annual Report on fundraising activities and scholarship winners
  • Opportunities to serve on various Foundation committees
  • Recognition in the National PELRA Connections Newsletter

To Make a Donation to the Foundation

For Platinum Membership

Interested in establishing a bequest in the name of the Foundation? The following language is suggested, subject to the approval of your legal advisor: 

"In order to foster the higher education of persons interested in careers in public sector labor and employee relations, I hereby give and bequeath $[amount] to the National PELRA Foundation."

All Others

Please mail your donations in the appropriate amounts to the National PELRA Foundation:

The National PELRA Foundation
P. O. Box 5189
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Contributions to the National PELRA Foundation are tax-deductible.

For more information on the National PELRA Foundation and Anthony C. Russo Scholarship Program, email us.