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 week’s e-newsletter.
Notices and Reminders
Making the Most of NCF’s Marketing Assistance – March 9
Get to know the tools and resources available to you
|Reggi Carlson, NCF’s Communications Director, will walk you through two new tools for affiliated funds. The first is a tool designed to help you get the most out of the marketing and communications resources available to you as an affiliated fund. The second is a tool will help you identify and recruit a “marketing coordinator” in your own community. If you want to learn more about getting marketing help for your affiliated fund this is one webinar you don’t want to miss.|
This webinar will be offered twice on March 9th, 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
March 1, 2011
Jeff Yost, NCF President and CEO, was recently asked to write an article about the work NCF is doing with our affiliated funds here in Nebraska. Nationally, people are intrigued by the collaboration model we employ as we work together for the future of your hometowns and Nebraska. This article focuses on the value and benefits of collaboration in community development efforts. Read the article on the NCF website.
Presented by the Human Services Federation
April 7-8, 2011 in Lincoln
Finding and Tapping Into Private Sector Resources for Community Programs
Two Intensive Days of Hands-On Grant Writing!
This comprehensive hands-on boot camp led by Dr. Bev Browning, author of Grant Writing for Dummies, covers everything from learning grants-related terminology to learning how to conduct funding searches to forming grant writing teams to actually writing the critical, high-point review sections of a sure to win private sector grant proposal. Participants will receive a notebook full of resource and exercise handouts AND a grant writing instructions textbook, Grant Writing for Dummies-Third Edition, hard copy.
When: Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, 2011
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both Days
Sponsored by: Lincoln/Lancaster County Human Services Federation
Location: 1645 N Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
Remember: You must notify NCF every time your affiliated fund intends to apply for a grant.
According to a survey of people who volunteer reported in the September 2010 issue of Success Magazine,:
73% say it lowers their stress level
92% say it enriches their sense of purpose in life
68% say it makes them feel physically healthier
88% say it provides networking/career development opportunities
The information on this page was sent as an e-mail message to NCF affiliated fund leaders on March 3, 2011.
An attitude of gratitude prompted Frank and Shirley Sibert, former longtime residents of Valentine, in north-central Nebraska, to give a $100,000 gift of appreciated securities to the Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund, an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation and their hometown, in South Central Nebraska.Read more →