Giving to the Mount Nittany Conservancy Helps Conserve and Maintain the Mountain in Its Natural State

Giving Matters

There are a few wonderful ways to show your support for the Mount Nittany Conservancy. Whichever path you choose, you are helping to conserve Mount Nittany—and we can’t do it without your help. To learn more about the Mount Nittany Conservancy, download our brochure, Mount Nittany: A Symbol of our Pride.

Support the Mount Nittany Conservancy Fund

Centre Foundation’s “Mount Nittany Conservancy Fund” is a permanent endowment whose principal supports the Mount Nittany Conservancy’s annual budget and ensures the work of conservation is easier into perpetuity.

Support the Ben Novak Fellowship Fund

Centre Foundation’s “Ben Novak Fellowship Fund” is a permanent endowment whose principal makes possible the Mount Nittany Conservancy’s “Ben Novak Fellows“.

Give to the Mount Nittany Conservancy

As an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we rely on your support to conserve new land and maintain the Mountain in its natural state for the benefit of the public.

If you wish to make a donation by mail, make your check payable to “Mount Nittany Conservancy” and mail to:

Mount Nittany Conservancy
P.O. Box 334
State College, PA 16804

Donations can also be made securely today by using the below form and selecting “One-Time,” “Monthly,” or “Yearly” as well as entering your desired gift amount.


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Your tax deductible gift makes an impact.

Your tax deductible gift makes an impact.

Your tax deductible gift makes an impact.


“As long as a large proportion of our students, professors, and townspeople are thinking and planning for their own selfish ends, our college is not going to grow into its rightful heritage.” —The Lemon, an independent student publication at Penn State, 1907