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.
Check out this edition of the bi-weekly affiliated fund e-newsletter.
Online Training: Leading Your FAC – Tips for Chairs – February 8
Chairing your Fund Advisory Committee is a special opportunity and challenge. Tune in to this webinar for tips on how to build a high-functioning team, ensure leadership succession, conduct productive meetings and use NCF’s many resources. We’ll feature advice from some current and past FAC chairs so you can take advantage of their successes and lessons learned!
Marcia White, NCF’s Director of Community Development Philanthropy, and Jana Jensen, NCF’s Director of Community Fund Development — Western Nebraska, will lead this webinar twice on Wednesday, February 8, once at 12:30pm CT (11:30am MT) and again at 5:30pm CT (11:30am MT). Each webinar will last no longer than one hour, including time for you to ask questions and offer advice to other affiliated fund leaders.
This is a good webinar for current and future chairs, but has information for everyone, so encourage your entire FAC to watch!
Register today using the links below:
for the 12:30pm CT/11:30am MT webinar
for the 5:30pm CT/4:30pm MT webinar
Are some of your FAC members going “above and beyond” to help your community? Now is the time to nominate them for one of Serve Nebraska’s volunteer awards. The First Lady’s Outstanding Community Service Awards recognize distinguished volunteer service across 11 different categories. Awards will be presented at a special spring luncheon, April 18 in North Platte. The application deadline for this annual award is March 1.
The Governor’s Points of Light Awards honor volunteers who give their time, talent and energy to help Nebraskans build stronger communities. These awards are presented quarterly at a special ceremony at the State Capitol. The spring deadline for nominations is March 15.
Visit Serve Nebraska’s website for more information and to download the nomination forms.
Regional meetings are in full swing and have been major successes so far. For those who have already attended their regional meeting but have not yet filled out an evaluation, please do so online. NCF will use your feedback to make sure that future events are even more useful for you.
If you have not yet attended a regional meeting, you can still register online for meetings in Unadilla on February 16, Arnold on February 28, Hebron on March 20 and O’Neill on March 20. Remember, any meetings with fewer than 10 people registered a week before the meeting date will be cancelled.
The information on this page was sent as an e-mail message to NCF affiliated fund leaders on February 2, 2012.
Mitzi created a Charitable Remainder Trust. This tax-exempt trust received ownership of her shares of the bank stock. The shares were then sold, and the proceeds from the sale were reinvested to generate income for Mitzi’s lifetime and allowed her to honor her own and her husband’s wishes to give back to their community after their lifetimes.Read more →