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.
Whether you think of yourself as rich or poor or somewhere in between, your gift to your community will make a lasting impression. The “Good Life” we cherish in Nebraska is worth preserving and passing on to the next generation.
Here in Nebraska we are proud of our hometowns. Your planned gift continues that tradition of investing in the future. You can provide for both your family and your community. There are also gifts that have immediate tax benefits and ensure that you or a loved one receives income payments for life, with the promise of a future charitable gift.
The Nebraska Community Foundation helps people plan charitable gifts to their hometowns and favorite organizations. Together we are “endowing” the future. An endowment is a permanent charitable fund whose assets are invested to generate an ongoing source of income year after year. That means your gift, and your legacy, will last for generations.
A few years ago Bryan learned about the tax advantages of making a charitable gift of grain. “As a self-employed, sole proprietor, giving bushels of grain makes the best sense because I can deduct all of my production costs, and I don’t have that profit to claim. Tax-wise it’s way more beneficial than making a gift of cash,” Bryan said.Read more →