The Nebraska Community Foundation works with community, organizational and donor-advised affiliated funds serving 255 communities located in 78 counties. NCF and its affiliated funds have reinvested $243.2 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.
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 →