Nebraska Community Foundation

The Nebraska Community Foundation, headquartered in Lincoln, is a nonprofit, charitable organization providing financial management, strategic development and education/training services to communities, organizations and donors throughout Nebraska since 1993.

The Foundation provides affiliated fund status (allowing communities or organizations to achieve nonprofit charitable status without forming their own nonprofit corporation) and strategic development assistance in 179 communities throughout Nebraska.

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$46,300,000 - 2007-12-31

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Recent News from Nebraska Community Foundation

"Stepping up" is a way of life in the hometown of Howells
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Early on, the small group of volunteers spent a lot of time interviewing and investigating other community foundations and affiliated funds before determining that affiliation with Nebraska Community...more

Meadow Grove sign just latest of community improvements
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

MEADOW GROVE — Members of the Tilden-Meadow Grove Community Foundation Fund had good reason to meet recently with representatives of the ... The Tilden-Meadow Grove Foundation, which is an...more

Kurt Kruse named to Nebraska Community Foundation board
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Kurt Kruse Kurt Kruse of Albion is one of two community leaders recently appointed to the Nebraska Community Foundation board of...more

Trustees Met With Nebraska Community Foundation
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

The Kearney County Health Services Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting November 29. Attending the meeting was Jim Gustafson from Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) to answer questions. The...more

Albion man elected to board of directors
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Two community leaders, including one from Northeast Nebraska, were recently elected to the Nebraska Community Foundation board of directors. ... Kruse is chair of Nebraska Community Foundation's...more

Community center dishwasher funded by community foundation
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Dee Richey, left, continues to fulfill kitchen duties at the Imperial Community Center thanks to a new dishwasher. Elna Johnson, right, represents the Imperial Community Foundation Fund advisory...more

What States Are Doing To Stop Rural Money Drains
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

MORRIS: Foundations in Nebraska - they've been doing this purposefully for years, thanks to leadership from the Nebraska Community...more

Generosity at home making dreams come true
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Through our work on the Nebraska Community Foundation board of ... Depending on the community – Nebraska Community Foundation works...more

Stuart native takes "stock" in his hometown's future
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Tom and Carol Brewster of Gorham, Maine, visit his hometown of Stuart at least once a year. Tom Brewster recently used a gift of bank shares to help the Stuart Community Foundation Fund build its...more

No more 'doom-ographers'
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

In responding to economists, bankers or accountants who might be writing off rural communities as economic dead zones, the founding executive director of the Rural Futures Institute called them...more

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Lincoln County, NE

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