The Nebraska Community Foundation works with community, organizational and donor-advised affiliated funds serving more than 250 communities located in 78 counties. NCF and its affiliated funds have reinvested more than $185 million in Nebraska since 1993.
The Atkinson Community Foundation is dedicated to the improvement and long-term viability of the Atkinson community. A permanent endowment fund has been established, through which only the annual earnings are used for projects. As the endowment grows, so will our quality of life for families today and future generations. A volunteer Fund Advisory Committee works actively to increase charitable giving and award grants to worthwhile organizations that are addressing the emerging needs and future opportunities in our community.
The Fund Advisory Committee members are: Lisa Bilstein, Jim Brennan, Nicole Cadwallader, Brent Hooey, Erin Jelinek, Monique Johnson, Adam Ketteler, Dan Kramer, Shannon Olberding, Sandy Schrunk and LouAnn Tooker.
As the Atkinson community endowment grows, funding will be available for projects and programs that have long-term positive impacts on our community. There are a number of causes you already care about that need your support:
The Atkinson Community Foundation Fund enhances the quality of life and helps create new opportunities in the Atkinson area by:
The Atkinson Police Department is equipped to deal with increased drug trafficking on Highway 20, thanks to help from the Atkinson Community Foundation Fund. Within a month the Fund received enough donations to purchase a police dog.
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Whether large or small, your contribution or pledge will have a lasting impact on the city of Atkinson. Experience the joy and pride in keeping our hometown viable. Invest in the future and receive a tax deduction now. Leave a legacy. Honor the memory of a loved one. In addition to cash, there are many ways to invest in your community’s future:
Opened: August 2002
Related Towns: Atkinson
Related Counties: Holt
An account used by the local Fund Advisory Committee to support and maintain the affiliated fund’s activities within the community.
An account to raise funds to help support the purchase and installation of playground equipment in the Mill Race Park in Atkinson, Nebraska.
A permanent account whose assets are invested to generate an ongoing source of income year after year. Investment earnings from the endowment are used to support community improvements and programs. The Fund Advisory Committee determines how the money generated from the endowment will be used to benefit the community now and in the future.