Find detailed information here on NCF’s 220 affiliated funds serving communities throughout the state.The Nebraska Community Foundation meets National Standards for U.S. community foundations.
In 2005 the Nebraska Community Foundation fueled the imagination of young leaders in Stuart and Atkinson with our new approach to community economic development called HomeTown Competitiveness.
The HomeTown Competitiveness youth task force is spearheading a countywide youth advisory council. And, as a token of its commitment to young people, the county gives each high school graduate a full-sized, personalized mailbox with a reminder that they are always welcome home and an invitation to come back.
Neither rain nor snow nor sleet nor dark of night ever kept John Daro, a World War II veteran, of Garrison, Nebraska, from delivering the mail for 51 years. John delivered the mail in rural Butler County and those on his route came to depend upon him. Then John decided to share part of his good fortune by making a gift that allowed him to fulfill his goal of giving back to his hometown with a gift to the Nebraska Community Foundation’s gift annuity program.Read more →