The Nebraska Community Foundation works with community, organizational and donor-advised affiliated funds serving 250 communities located in 80 counties. NCF and its affiliated funds have reinvested $269 million in Nebraska since 1994.
The Howells Community Fund is dedicated to the improvement and long-term viability of our community.
The Howells Community 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 Howells Community Fund enhances the quality of life and helps create new opportunities in the Howells area by:
- Supporting and strengthening local nonprofit organizations
- Providing innovative ways for donors to benefit their community
- Identifying needs and making grants in our community
- Participating in partnerships with other community groups
As an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation, all contributions to the Howells Community 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.
Howells is a caring, thriving community with varied educational, social, recreational, and economic opportunities and services. Our vibrant quality of life provides a lasting legacy for all generations calling Howells home.
Creating a lasting impact by inspiring the generosity of our community: past, present, and future.
We are a hardworking team driven to support community’s future while encouraging success and fun.
We are a trusted family, proud of where we are and where we are going.
We are dedicated to reaching out to our community with integrity, positive encouragement, and compassion.
We are open to working with all people, organizations, and groups to encourage diversity and progressive goals.
Adopted July 17, 2013
Opened: March 2013
Related Towns: Howells
Related Counties: Colfax
Name: Kent Smith
Phone: (701) 500-1141
P.O. Box 63
Howells, NE 68641-0063
Support the construction, improvements and maintenance of public basketball courts in the community of Howells, Nebraska.
An account used by the local Fund Advisory Committee to support and maintain the affiliated fund’s activities within the community.
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.