“Donor-Advised Funds” Archive
Partnering with Professional Advisors
Steve and Bev Harms
“Steve and Bev wanted their charitable giving to have long-term impact, but they were concerned. They didn’t want to bog down their children with administrative work – they wanted to give them the opportunity to enjoy the fun part of charity,” said attorney Christin Lovegrove. “I knew that NCF would be the perfect avenue.”
Educator Creates Legacy for Libraries
Shirley Kreutz Bennett
Small-town libraries receive a helping hand thanks to an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation. The Kreutz Bennett Donor-Advised Fund, established by the late Shirley Kreutz Bennett, provides matching grants for public libraries in Nebraska communities with a population of less than 3,000.
$2.3M Estate Gift for Entrepreneurship and People Attraction
Rudolph R. Elis
A $2.3 million endowment established to support entrepreneurship and people attraction in north-central Nebraska has grown to nearly $4 million. Rudolph R. Elis created a donor-advised fund in 2006 that was funded by a bequest upon his death.
Siberts’ Challenge Grant Creates Endowment in Red Cloud
Frank and Shirley Sibert
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.
Unique Gift Launches a Family Legacy
Paul and Karen Seger
Paul and Karen Seger have lived in the Atkinson, NE area all their lives. They raised eight children there, owned and operated the funeral homes in Atkinson and Stuart, and served as volunteers and community activists.