We at St. Nicholas Orthodox Christian Academy are grateful for donations, large and small. There are many opportunities and ways to give.

Undesignated donations

Donations to our general operating fund are welcomed and very much appreciated. These donations are used to help wherever there is the greatest need, for such things as acquiring educational materials, paying our staff, and maintaining our facilities.

Endowment giving or designating a scholarship

Endowments are always welcome, as is the designation of a scholarship as a lasting remembrance. St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy endeavors to serve the pan-Orthodox community of believers for generations to come! If you are interested in this manner of financial support for the Academy itself, or deserving students, we invite you to contact our Executive Director, Dr. Janet Barbara Cummings at: or (775) 544-5565.

Planned giving

Testamentary gifts are encouraged and gratefully acknowledged. Bequests (general or residual) and devises of real property can be accomplished in conjunction with your estate planning. If you wish to learn more about this opportunity, please contact our Executive Director, Dr. Janet Barbara Cummings at or (775) 544-5565.

We will be happy to meet with you and your financial advisor(s) if you are interested in this type giving.

Time and talents

If you have a skill or ability that you would like to contribute, or if you have time on your hands and are looking for a way to help, please call Dr. Janet Barbara Cummings at (775) 544-5565 or email at

St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization. Federal Tax ID # 82-3704513. Donations to St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy may be tax-deductible as provided by law; please check with your tax advisor for specific deduction information.? Please Note: No goods or services were received in exchange for the contribution unless specifically noted.


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