The Nebraska Community Foundation works with community, organizational and donor-advised affiliated funds serving 254 communities located in 78 counties. NCF and its affiliated funds have reinvested $222.7 million in Nebraska since 1994.
The purpose of the O’Neill Community Foundation Fund is to increase community-based endowed assets, with future grants being awarded from the proceeds of endowments.
The O’Neill Community Foundation Fund encourages people from all walks of life to give back to their community by providing a full range of gift opportunities. 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 O’Neill Community Foundation Fund is building an unrestricted endowment fund. Earnings from the endowment will be used to support specific activities that will improve our community and economic prospects and encourage our young people to stay in or return to O’Neill.
The O’Neill Community Foundation Fund enhances the quality of life and helps create new opportunities in the O’Neill area by:
As an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation, all contributions to the O’Neill Community Foundation Fund are tax-deductible. The Nebraska Community Foundation is confirmed in compliance with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations, and has met the nation’s highest philanthropic standards of operational quality, integrity and accountability.
We invite you to contribute to ensuring the future of O’Neill.
Opened: October 1997
Related Towns: O’Neill
Related Counties: Holt
Name: Nicole Sedlacek
Phone: (402) 336-1504
To maintain the green shamrock painted on the public street at the main intersection of downtown O’Neill. This shamrock is to commemorate the annual celebration of St. Patrick’s Day in O’Neill, the Irish Capital of Nebraska.
To support the O’Neill Community Center.
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 support charitable activities or projects that celebrate the O’Neill community’s rich Irish heritage. The first project to be supported will be an Irish Walk of Fame on City property.
To provide support for public safety and the O’Neill Police Department in O’Neill, Nebraska. The initial goal will be to provide financial assistance to a K9 dog unit of the O’Neill Police Department.
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.