• Radka Z. Nebesky
    Director of Development
    National Academy of Engineering
    2101 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20418
  • Lauren Bartolozzi
    Associate Director of Development
    National Academy of Engineering
    2101 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC

Giving to NAE

The Campaign for NAE:
Leadership in a World of Accelerating Change

During the 2018 NAE Annual Meeting, Dr. Mote announced that the NAE has committed to a major fundraising campaign for the Academy. The campaign leads from strength, seeking funding to support strong, action-oriented programs. You can learn more about the ambitions for the campaign in Dr. Mote's Annual Meeting Address

If you would like to learn more about how you can make an investment in the NAE and get involved in the campaign, contact Radka Z. Nebesky, Director of Development, or Lauren Bartolozzi, Associate Director of Development.  


2018 By the Numbers

NAE 2018 Giving By the NumbersMany thanks to all of our members, friends, and staff who supported the National Academy of Engineering in 2018. Your involvement in the NAE allows us to focus on developing engineering talent and host national and global academy centric programs, like the Grand Challenges for Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering, Engineering Ethics, and EngineerGirl. 

Please take a look at our 2018 By the Numbers impact report to learn how your gift to the NAE advanced engineering education and the profession.



Section Challenges Update - March 2019

In October 2016, NAE chair Gordon England announced the creation of a $100,000 Chairman's Challenge for Section 1 that he personally funded, and asked others to pledge their support of the NAE and fund giving challenges for their own sections. Thanks to his leadership, multiple other challenges have been established.

2018 marked the completion of four section giving challenges. The Section 1 challenge from R. Noel Longuemare, Jr., the Section 2 challenge from the Arindam Bose family, the Section 8 challenge from Chad Holliday, and the Section 12 challenge from the Blankenship family all concluded successfully on December 31, 2018. Take a look our snapshot of where these previous challenges finished. 


Donor Spotlight

Asad and Taj Cropped.jpgRecently, Julie and Alton “Al” D. Romig, Jr. (’03) established a $100,000 giving challenge for NAE members elected since 2015. All first time and upgrade gifts will count towards the challenge and have double the impact.

“For me, giving always feels good and I want to share that, to let other people get that rush,” says Romig, who currently serves as the Executive Officer of the NAE and is responsible for the program, financial, and membership operations of the Academy. 

Read more about the Julie and Al Romig Giving Challenge for Classes of 2015-2019.

Asad and Taj Cropped.jpgDr. Madni reflects that, “a professionally successful career that does not include philanthropy is an incomplete and unsatisfying one and I never forget that achieving this privilege in my profession makes it incumbent upon me and my family to give back and help guide the generation following us.” 

Read more about how Dr. Madni and his family have provided lasting support to the NAE.

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