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.
Notices and Reminders
Online Training: Using Committees to Accomplish Your Goals – July 13
Sharing the work to get more done
Your affiliated fund can be more effective by taking three important steps:
Step 1 - Recruit the expertise you need for your Fund Advisory Committee
Step 2 - Use sub-committees to share the work
Step 3 - Enlist talent and knowledge from people outside your Fund Advisory Committee
Doug Friedli, NCF Director of Community Fund Development – Eastern Nebraska, will showcase affiliated funds using these steps to accomplish their goals. Doug also will share tools to help you with each step. Whether your affiliated fund is new or well established, this webinar will provide great ideas from other affiliated fund leaders on how to share the work to get more done.
This webinar will be offered twice on Wednesday, July 13, once at 12:30pm CT (11:30am MT) and again at 5:30pm CT (4:30pm MT). Each will last up to one hour.
Register today using the links below:
for the 12:30pm CT/11:30am MT webinar
for the 5:30pm CT/4:30pm MT webinar
Tell Your Story
Video: Getting Your Story Out to the Public
The video below discusses two key ideas for communicating about your affiliated fund.
Click on the photo below to watch the video at 501videos.com or go to http://www.501videos.com/mm2011/06/mm_3_story.html?awt_l=A1vCk&awt_m=It4nRrRDPmSBtP.
Get More Done with Volunteers
Thomas McKee’s Tips for Recruiting Today’s Volunteers
*Adapted from The New Breed: Understanding & Equipping the 21st Century Volunteer, Group Publishing, 2008
Learn more about volunteer engagement for your affiliated fund on the NCF webinar Many Hands Make Light Work: Tips for Meaningful and Effective Volunteer Engagement.
The information on this page was sent as an e-mail message to NCF affiliated fund leaders on June 23, 2011.
Late in 2013, following the death of an anonymous donor who had lived in the area for many years, the Byron Community Foundation Fund received an unrestricted gift from the sale of a quarter section of land located in Kansas. This enabled the Fund to begin building its new community center much sooner than anticipated.Read more →