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.
Late in 2007 Don Harpst and his wife, Alice, challenged the McCook Community Foundation Fund to raise $75,000 by December 31, 2007. If successful, the Harpsts promised to donate an additional $25,000.
The Fund Advisory Committee visited with members of the community asking them to become Founders at the $1,000 level. All together the campaign produced $137,817. All but $4,000 is for an unrestricted endowment.Read more →