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NCAPA Endowment

The NCAPA Endowment was established in 1992 as the philanthropic arm of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Its mission is to promote the future of the PA profession and to advance the ultimate goal of improving health care in North Carolina. An important element of the mission is to encourage philanthropy by PAs, their employers, foundations, the corporate community, and the general public.To accomplish its mission, the NCAPA Endowment:

  • Supports the goals and projects of the NCAPA through philanthropy,
  • Develops and provides philanthropic resources for the support of students enrolled in PA programs based in North Carolina,
  • Assists the advancement of the PA profession in the areas of education and research.

Donate to the NCAPA Endowment

The NCAPA Endowment Fund is administered by the Winston-Salem Foundation. It is a permanent fund, income from which supports the programs of the Endowment in perpetuity. You can donate to the general NCAPA Endowment Fund or you may designate your gift to one of the following funds:

Donate online. All gifts will be directed to the NCAPA Endowment Fund unless otherwise noted; please use the Comments box in the Additional Information section to indicate if your gift is designated to one of the above funds.

Donate by Mail. Please print the form, complete it, and mail to the Winston-Salem Foundation. (Address provided on form).

The NCAPA Endowment is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible. For more information regarding the NCAPA Endowment, please contact Sue Reich at 

Apply for Endowment Funds

Find information and grant applications for available endowment funds on our NCAPA Endowment Grant Applications page.

Creating New Memorial Funds

Please contact Sue Reich, PA-C, Treasurer of the NCAPA Endowment ( to discuss establishing a new memorial fund prior to communicating with the deceased family members or co-workers.

Donors to the NCAPA Endowment Fund

Thank you to all of our donors who have given so generously!

Diamond $2500+
Burke Primary Care
NC Medical Society

Platinum $1000 – $2499
Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates
Gentiva Health
Wanda Hancock
Robert H. Holliday, Jr.
Brenda Scronce
NC Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA)
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Robert L. Wooten, Jr.

Gold $999 – $500
DB Design & Print
James E. Hill
Gail S. Marion
Katherine Medford
Piedmont Association of Physician Assistants (PAPA)

Silver $499 – $250
Roger Austin
L. Gail Curtis
Ken Harbert
Charles Kober
Elmira Powell
John F. Sallstrom