The National Defense
University Foundation


Proudly Serving NDU and the Nation for 35 years


The National Defense University (NDU) Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)3 philanthropic foundation established to support the National Defense University's mission of joint strategic education and leadership development.  

The NDU Foundation seeks to drive excellence and innovation in the faculty and student body through external partnerships, financial support and original initiatives bringing together industry & individuals with military, diplomatic and intelligence leaders to ensure our collective national and international security. 


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Contact Us

300 5th Avenue 

Marshall Hall, Suite 209

 Fort Lesley J. McNair 

Washington DC 20319 - 5066 

Phone: 202.685.3800  


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Defense Matters Podcast

American Patriot Award 

Colin Powell Academic Chair

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