Generous individual, corporate and foundation donors make a difference in the lives of our veterans and their families every day. Their support help us meet the growing financial needs for our members to achieve a college education. Established in 1968, the foundation has been a driving force to... Many of the services...would not exist without these generous donations.


Mission The NC National Guard Association's garners support for the NC National Guard’s role in state and national security, and improves its members’ quality of life.

Soldiers and Airman Assistance Fund

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During the annual NCNG Homecoming event, SAAF presented the Education Foundation with additional funds of $10,000 for the 2018 scholarship season.  These funds will be presented to a deserving student in honor of Col (R) Terry Benson and Constance W. Frazier.

Mr. Frazier is a long-time lobbyist for the National Guard, and prior Board member for SAAF.

Presenting the check to NCNGA Education Foundation's President, Gloria Fields (center) is Col (R) Benson on her right, and Col (R) Steve Martin on her left.  Col Martin is the current Chairman of the Board of SAAF.

For more information about the Soldiers and Airman Assistance Fund visit their page at  

SECU Foundation

State Employees' Credit Union Foundation has partnered with the North Carolina National Guard Association Educational Foundation (NCNGA) to provide a $10,000 scholarship, to be awarded for study at one of the UNC System Universities and a $5,000 scholarship to be awarded for study at a community college within the North Carolina Community College System. The recipients, to be selected by the NCNGA Educational Foundation, must be a son, daughter or grandchild of a soldier or airman assigned to a unit in the North Carolina National Guard that has been placed into any military service and has become permanently disabled or deceased during active duty. For more information visit