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What We Can Do with Your Support

Activities Supported

Unrestricted Contributions

Unrestricted contributions to UNA-NCA's general operating funds directly impact our ability to carry out our mission. Your generosity will enable us to create more active programs, host a variety of events, pay our staff, support our local community, and much more.

Annual membership dues amounted to less than five percent of our revenue in 2006. Furthermore, we share dues income with our national organization – UNA-USA. Therefore, we need your help in order to fill the gap!

If you would like to make a contribution now, click here, or feel free to contact our This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it at 202- 223-6092.

Restricted Contributions

Florence Pepper Schott Endowment Fund

The Florence Pepper Schott Endowment Fund of UNA-NCA continues to be an integral part of the funding of our association. It is a significant success story in the history of UNA-NCA. The Fund’s rules, approved by the UNA-NCA Board of Directors, require that it transfer five percent of its value each year to UNA-NCA’s operations, or as a minimum the amount of the previous year.

To contribute to the Florence Pepper Schott Endowment Fund, click here, and select "Apply my contribution to endowment" in the drop-down menu at the bottom of the online contribution page.

Global Classrooms DC (GCDC) Program

Global Classrooms® DC (GCDC) is implemented by the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area and is a part of a worldwide initiative of the United Nations Association of the USA to bring Model UN into urban public schools. Using special curricular materials, up-to date online and print resources, and comprehensive support and training for participating teachers, GCDC brings this experience to DC metropolitan area public schools in dynamic ways.

How You Can Help:

There are many ways to be a part of continuing GCDC’s important work in DC’s public schools. You can:

  • Sponsor a Student: A donation of $150 sends one student to participate in a full year of GCDC activities!
  • Sponsor a School Group: A donation of $3,000 covers the costs of an entire class of 20 students to attend the Spring Model UN Conference!
  • Sponsor an Event: A donation to GCDC Special Events ensures that students’ experience goes beyond the classroom.
  • Field trips to embassies, conferences, and international institutions cost $300
  • Nutritious break and lunch for participating students at the Spring Annual Model UN Conference at the State Department. Cost a minimum of $5,000.
  • Service-learning projects allow students to go out into their community to address global issues at the local level. Cost ranges $150-200.

To contribute to UNA-NCA's Global Classrooms DC Program, click here <Link to 7.0>.

For further information visit the GCDC website or contact the Director of Finance and Administration at 202-223-6092.

Perdita Huston Human Rights Award Fund

PERDITA HUSTON (1936-2001), author and journalist, was committed to giving voice to women in developing countries. She focused her writing on the often-overlooked role of rural women. She recognized their struggle to survive, care for their families, and maintain their individuality in lives swept by change. Through her writing and activism, Ms. Huston demonstrated a life-long commitment to improving the status of women everywhere.

Upon her death, UNA-NCA decided to establish the Perdita Huston Human Rights Award to celebrate Perdita Huston and to recognize the life and work of others who are outstanding advocates for women's rights in the Third World.

To contribute to the Perdita Huston Human Rights Award Fund, click here. For other contribution questions, contact the Director of Finance and Administration at 202-223-6092.

Andrew E. Rice Global Education Fund

The Rice Fund was established in 2006 to honor former UNA-NCA President Andrew E. Rice and his life-long commitment to global education. The Fund aims to support initiatives of UNA-NCA aimed at increasing knowledge and understanding of world affairs in a multilateral perspective. Work with faith-based groups is one action. Another has been to give support to a lecture series on UN reform in cooperation with the Woodrow Wilson Center. The Fund is managed as part of the UNA-NCA endowment, and currently has assets amounting to about $35,000. Both income and principal from the Fund may be spent for its activities.

To donate to the A. E. Rice Global Education Fund, please click here.