Give NAIT students the tools for success

Our donors create meaningful change on our campuses and beyond. Learn how you can help transform learning, advance applied research and strengthen the NAIT community.

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Donations to NAIT create hands-on impact

Thanks to generous support from people like you, students can focus on their studies rather than whether they’ll be able to pay their rent, buy groceries or support their families. Unique learning experiences, technology and applied skills create a bright and exciting future for our students and our province.

You are Essential

Your support allows us to provide innovative solutions for our students and community partners in real time.   Discover ways to give

Donations are 100% Effective

NAIT is a registered charity that doesn’t believe in admin fees. All donations go directly toward supporting our students.   Learn about our promise

What we do and how we do it

NAIT is a polytechnic institution, based in Edmonton, Alberta and a registered charitable organization. NAIT gifts and donations help students and their communities overcome barriers to academic and personal success by providing supporting funds and access to leading-edge research, resources and equipment.

Build community partnerships

We work with our incredible network of donors, sponsors and community members both locally and abroad to help us through funding, equipment and technology and their time and expertise.

Students always come first

Equal access to polytechnic education is our highest priority. Funds from donations directly support student success through scholarships, bursaries and state-of-the-art learning technology.

Celebrate achievement and  innovation

Our students, staff and faculty are doing amazing things with the help of donor supported-initiatives. We appreciate the contributions of all our supporters and celebrate what we can build together.

Crowdfunding for NAIT students

Discover unique projects that support our students and give you an opportunity to create an impact in an area that's close to your heart.


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Help our students do great things

Our community of donors provide students with equal access to some of the best polytechnic programs in Canada. Learn how a simple, but meaningful gift can make a difference in areas of greatest need.

The NAIT Fund

Support students building meaningful careers by giving to the NAIT Fund

Scholarships & Bursaries

Help us ensure all students have access to the resources they need to succeed.

Gifts in Your Will

Leaving a legacy gift in your will can create amazing opportunities for the future.

What’s happening in our campus community

Your donations are powerful tools to help and support the advanced work that our students and staff do every day.

Nov. 15, 2022

PCL Student Awards 2022

Congratulations to 22 NAIT students on receiving PCL Century of Construction Excellence and Vanguard awards for their academic success.

Sep. 29, 2022

Doug Wotherspoon shares why he gives through NAIT it Forward

NAIT’s director of enterprise CRM, Doug Wotherspoon, shares his thoughts on the importance of philanthropy and how changing simple habits can help students in need.

Sep. 21, 2022

Harnessing the power of education to create a legacy of opportunity

One of NAIT’s most philanthropic individual donors prior to her passing earlier this year, Lucille MacPherson dedicated her life to helping others.

Sep. 21, 2022

Sinclair Supply Ltd. celebrates 75 years by establishing NAIT endowment

NAIT students benefit from $75K endowment, created to celebrate Sinclair Supply Ltd.’s 75 years in business.