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.

Assets and Giving for Nebraska Community Foundation


2019 - 181,756,864
2018 - 148,251,745
Domestic Grants

2019 - 10,151,252


Recent News from Nebraska Community Foundation

Retire SMART - Omaha World-Herald
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Nebraska Community Foundation. Ryba joins Nebraska Community Foundation Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) welcomes Shawn Ryba to its...more

Hometown Internships Have Impact
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

"When we map our communities' assets, from beloved restaurants to beautiful parks to exemplary schools, we discover an alternate approach to community development," writes the executive director of...more

Cross-state exchanges build bonds between North Omaha and southwest Nebraska
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Michael Wunder, Nebraska Community Foundation. The roughly 370 miles between North Omaha and the heart of southwest Nebraska aren't slowing...more

Sidney and Greater Area Fund and Local Businesses Donate to Cool Kids Club Program
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

SIDNEY - The Sidney and Greater Area Fund (SAGA) is a newly formed community affiliated fund under the Nebraska Community Foundation...more

Ross recognized for long service to foundation fund | Grant Tribune
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

The Perkins County Community Foundation Fund, PCCFF, recently recognized Ross and Pinnacle Bank for 20 years of support of the Fund's activities....more

Celebrating a milestone, making a difference -
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

The Perkins County Community Foundation Fund is celebrating a milestone 20-year anniversary, and its impact can be seen and felt everywhere...more

Mid Nebraska Community Foundation to host Giving Day on May 3 - KNOP
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The Mid Nebraska Community Foundation is currently hosting a Giving Day that will last until midnight on May...more

'Women Who Care' will meet, make donation - The North Platte Bulletin
Foundation: Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, Nebraska Community Foundation

All awards are routed through the Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation. 100 Women Who Care – North Platte meets quarterly on the last Tuesday...more

OneWorld Community Health Centers - Omaha World Herald
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Nebraska Community Foundation. Nebraska Community Foundation promotes Crotty to Director of Advancement. Nebraska Public...more

The lights are still on: Six years after 'Cabela's debacle,' Sidney's economy continues to diversify
Foundation: Nebraska Community Foundation

Participants in the Nebraska Community Foundation's E3 program listen during a recent session in Sidney. The program, meant to aid entrepreneurship...more

Social Enterprise Network Sites

Social Entrepreneurship

Hugh Jackman: Fair Trade Entrepreneur

Renowned actor, Hugh Jackman, talks about how he started becoming a fair trade entrepreneur. Jackman is constantly building up ideas and solutions to help small coffee growers get good prices outside the massive coffee industry. His business,  Laughing Man Worldwide, reinvests 100% of its profits in its partnerships with farmers.

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