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.
The Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) offers three types of trainings:
The majority of Nebraska Community Foundation’s events are targeted toward its affiliated funds. NCF provides a variety of education and training opportunities for affiliated funds in statewide, regional and local community settings and through interactive Web-based training sessions. Descriptions of events for affiliated fund leaders can be found on on the affiliated funds’ education and training page.
NCF provides a variety of education and training opportunities for professional advisors, both online and in person. Descriptions of training opportunities for professional advisors can be found on the professional advisors’ education and training page.
NCF hosts periodic multi-day conferences that draw both statewide and national participants. The conferences offer plenary and break-out sessions that explain NCF’s model for community development philanthropy and provide strategies for adapting the model in different rural environments. Read more about past conferences by following the links at the left. Future conferences will be listed on the calendar.
Community leaders in northeast Nebraska commissioned an NCF survey of 1,833 students from 15 communities to measure youth perceptions about their community, future education and career plans, and their desire to live in the region in the future. The survey was funded by the Connie Fund in Norfolk and the Nebraska Community Foundation.Read more →