NGPA – National Gay Pilots Association

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4931 W. 35th Street
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Organization Overview

The NGPA is the largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aviation professionals and enthusiasts from around the world. Since 1990 our mission has been simple: to build, support, and unite the LGBTQ+ aviation community worldwide. BUILD Join a worldwide community of LGBTQ+ aviation professionals and enthusiasts! SUPPORT Member resources including mentorship, grief counseling, and scholarships. UNITE Organizational events and a worldwide network of local and university chapters.

Organization Mission Statement

Upon discovering the NGPA, many people feel as if they have found where they belong. That's because the NGPA is about community. We are a home for LGBTQ people with a love for aviation; we are a vehicle that connects those with shared passions. We invite you to join our family and connect with people from many different backgrounds, all of whom have found a shared home at NGPA.

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Mentoring, Scholarships, Networking Events, Local Chapters

Scholarship Details
Celebrating 25 years of scholarship opportunities Since 1998, NGPA is proud to have awarded more than $1,500,000 in scholarships to aspiring aviators and aerospace professionals, helping them become safe, qualified members of the worldwide aviation community. The cost of education and training is one of the most challenging barriers to entry for those interested in aviation as a career. Whether it's getting a private pilot's license, an advanced certificate or rating, or even an A&P license or float plane endorsement, NGPA scholarships provide a stepping stone for aspiring individuals at a crucial point in their journey.
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Mentorship Details

Ascend Mentorship Program Introducing NGPA’s Ascend Mentorship Program For over 30 years NGPA has worked to Build, Support, and Unite the LGBTQ+ aviation community worldwide and we are proud to offer a mentorship program to our members to continue that mission. The Ascend Mentorship Program is designed to support the next generation of LGBTQ+ aviation professionals, general aviators, and community leaders.

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Volunteering Details

NGPA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization accredited by GuideStar, who recognizes the NGPA as a Platinum Level non-profit. Their mission is to revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving. We are proud to be recognized and showcased by this remarkable organization. To see more on GuideStar or download the NGPA profile, click here. NGPA is also accredited by Charity Navigator, an American independent charity watchdog organization that evaluates charitable organizations in the United States.

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A&P, Admin, Executive
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