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.
The Nebraska City Community Foundation Fund received the 2009 Catalyst for Change Award from Partners for Otoe County. The award recognized NCCFF for the alcohol-free, family-friendly street dance it sponsored. According to NCCFF committee member Scott VanderVeen, the purpose of the street dance was not to raise money. Rather, it was an opportunity to increase exposure for NCCFF, have fun and enjoy Nebraska City’s community life.Read more →