Foundation Fundraisers

NCRA Angels Donor



Giving back matters

The National Court Reporters Foundation supports the court reporting, captioning, and legal videography professions by raising funds throughout the year to support programs created to benefit the court reporting community.


For questions, contact Jill Landsman, Foundation Manager at or



Major fundraisers


Angel Donor program

Angels display their commitment to the future of the profession by donating a minimum of $1,000 to NCRF within a year.

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Text keyword NCRFAngel to 41444

Major Gifts program

Major Gifts donors make contributions of $5,000 or more in a calendar year under four contribution levels and receive a myriad of benefits for their contributions.

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Legacy Society

The Legacy Society program allows individuals to provide for NCRF in their estate planning, leaving a lasting legacy for future generations of court reporters, captioners, and legal videographers.

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Thoughtful Tributes

The Thoughtful Tributes program provides individuals the opportunity to honor important people or remember those lost, who have made a major contribution in their life.

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Special fundraisers


Giving Tuesday

Each year, the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is #GivingTuesday, the biggest giving day for nonprofits worldwide. Help support the National Court Reporters Foundation through its ongoing #GivingTuesday campaign.

Donate online

Or text keyword guardians to 41444

NCRA A to Z® fund

This fundraiser supports participants of the NCRA A to Z Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand program which introduces students to the basics of steno writing to determine if a career in captioning or court reporting is the right path.

Donate online

Or text keyword A2Z to 41444


Career Launcher

Help support Career Launcher, an online mentorship program where students can learn the fundamentals of basic deposition protocols and transcript preparation in 10 instructive modules.

Donate online

Or text keyword CareerLauncher to 41444




Carl Sauceda Grant

The Carl Sauceda Grant will be awarded annually to candidates who have demonstrated clear effort and sacrifice in time or funds, showing dedication to the future of court reporting or captioning.

Donate online

Or text keyword honoringcarl to 41444


NCRF Natural Disaster Relief Fund

The NCRF Natural Disaster Relief Fund campaign helps to raise monies to assist NCRA members who have been affected by specific natural disasters.

Donate online

Or text keyword reliefhelp to 41444


The Jim Bouley Family Lifetime Award for Altruism

The Jim Bouley Family Lifetime Award for Altruism, formerly the Santo J. Aurelio Award for Altruism, honors working captioners and/or court reporters who give back to the profession and the community with no expectation of any reward.

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Or text keyword bouley to 41444




Remembering Monyeen Black

This campaign contributes to the annual Monyeen Black Memorial Grant which honors the memory of Monyeen Black, RPR, CRR, who passed away.

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Or text keyword monyeen to 41444


Remembering Michelle Grimes

This campaign contributes to the annual Michelle Grimes Memorial Grant which honors the memory of Michelle Grimes, who passed away.

Donate online

Or text keyword grimes to 41444


The Upside of Downsizing: NCRF Vintage Writer Adoption

NCRA’s office downsizing led to the creation of a new Foundation fundraiser. The Foundation library’s collection of writers is for sale, with proceeds going to NCRF programs. A writer purchase is not tax deductible. The NCRF Writer Task Force determined the writer values.

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Earl K. Zimpfer, WWII Purple Heart Honoree

Pvt. First Class Earl K. Zimpfer, served in World War II at age 24 and was posthumously granted the Purple Heart Award for his family to cherish and honor his memory.

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Or text keyword earl to 41444