Donations to the NIA  

The National Insulator Association, Inc. is a non-profit corporation also classified as a “public charity” under IRS 501(c)(3) regulations and as such, most donations to the NIA are tax deductible.  

General donations help support NIA activities to support the insulator collecting hobby with education, research, maintaining color printing of Drip Points magazine and supporting insulator shows including the yearly national show.   It’s the donations from our members that fund the scholarship program, educational outreach programs, the digital scanning of the archival materials, recording of oral histories, color printing of Drip Points, and other worthy projects that benefit the membership and the hobby.

If you would like to donate please mail a check or money order made out to the National Insulator Assn. to:

Steve Roberts

NIA President

2404 Mansker Dr.

Madison, TN 37115

 

Or donate securely using Paypal! 

You will receive a conformation letter to confirm your donation.

In addition to our general fund, we have two special projects if you would like to target your donation a specific project:


NIA Scholarship fund:

In order to encourage growth and public awareness of the insulator hobby through collecting, dealing, and educational endeavors the National Insulator Association, Inc. (NIA) has established the NIA Scholarship Fund.  Grants may be awarded as an Academic Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.00 and/or a Vocational Scholarship in the amount of $500.00.  Donations will help continue this project.

If you would like to donate please mail a check or money order made out to the National Insulator Assn. to:

Steve Roberts

NIA President

2404 Mansker Dr.

Madison, TN 37115

 

 

Or donate securely using Paypal!

 

You will receive a conformation letter to confirm your donation.


A Special fund to support a historic Plaque for the Hemingray insulator factory site in Covington, KY:

A message from past NIA President Bob Stahr:

 

After successfully raising funds and erecting a state historical plaque for the Hemingray factory in Muncie, IN in 2011, the NIA has turned its attention to the former site of Hemingray in Covington, KY. Discussions with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as a supportive Covington Historical Society have been ongoing and our application will be submitted in March 2012.

 

The current site of the old Hemingray Factory and Office complex in Covington is a large 317 room hotel. Immediately to the east is another large hotel and immediately to the south is the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. Both hotels serve the convention center as well as people visiting Cincinnati across the river. The proposed plaque location will be in a plaza in front of the hotel, where guests of both hotels and the convention center attendees will pass by daily. The opportunity for public exposure of our hobby is great.

 

I am appealing to you, to be a part of this worthwhile project.

 

As with the Muncie plaque, the application process indicates that we need to privately fund the purchase and erection of the plaque. The cost of the plaque fabrication, erection, and any costs for the dedication ceremony and any required permits is approximately $2,800. Leftover funds from the Muncie plaque project are already set aside for this project. If funds raised during this campaign, are in excess of what is spent, those funds will be set aside for other future plaque projects.

 

The National Insulator Association, Inc. is a non-profit corporation. It is also classified as a “public charity” under IRS 501(c)(3) regulations. As such, most donations to the NIA are tax deductible.

 

Pictures of the Hemingray plaque erected in 2011 in Muncie can be seen here

 

A similar plaque to what is proposed at the Hemingray site in Covington can be seen here

 

If you are interested in being part of this project by making a donation, please send your payment to:

 
Historic plaque fund

% Robert B. Stahr 
360 S. Kenilworth Ave.

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 


 
All checks should be made out to the National Insulator Association. A letter of receipt will be sent. We appreciate your time and thank you in advance for any help you may be able to provide. 


Or donate securely using Paypal! 

 


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