Our Purpose

The National Weather Association Foundation was founded by the National Weather Association (NWA) in 2016.

The Foundation’s purpose is to collect and disperse funds that will: support college and university students in meteorology and related fields; assist K-12 educators in developing and offering weather-related educational programs; and support other organizations engaged in offering education on weather related topics.

NWA scholarships and grants originating in the NWA are being transferred to the Foundation, which accepts tax deductible donations.

The National Weather Association Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Contributions and gifts are deductible as charitable donations. EIN: 81-4218870

Thank you for your interest in the Foundation and for donating to its programs.


Board of Directors:

Alan Gerard, President
Jill Hasling, Immediate Past President  (Founding Director)
Betsy Kling, Vice-President  (Founding Director)
Jeffrey Craven, Treasurer (Founding Director)
Elizabeth Page, Secretary (Founding Director)
David Freeman, Director
Gail Hartfield, Director (Immediate Past President of the NWA)


2016 National Weather Association President David Freeman announces the new Foundation in this NWA President’s Message.


Foundation Address:      3100 Monitor Ave #123, Norman, OK 73072

Phone:                                 405-701-5167