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.
Nebraska Community Foundation is pleased to welcome a talented and experienced new staff member to better serve our growing statewide network of affiliated funds.
Kristine Gale works part-time from her home office in Bassett, Nebraska, providing training and support for NCF affiliated funds in north-central Nebraska. As an affiliated fund development coordinator, she assists volunteer affiliated fund leaders in achieving their fundraising goals and in developing strategies for reinvesting in ways that attract new leadership and build stronger communities.
Kristine has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nebraska Omaha. In addition to experience in marketing, communications and community development, Kristine’s previous experience includes serving as economic development director in Bassett, Nebraska; executive director of the Fremont Area Community Foundation; and executive director of the Nebraska State Fair 1868 Foundation.
Kristine and her husband, David, have lived in Bassett since 2010 with their three sons, Jack, Charlie, and Thomas. Kristine and David also served as founding members of the Rock County Community Fund, an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation.
Nebraska Community Foundation is a statewide 501(c)(3) organization using charitable giving to build prosperous communities. NCF works with volunteer leaders serving more than 250 communities by providing training, strategic development, gift planning assistance and financial management for its affiliated funds located throughout the state. In the last five years more than 37,000 contributions have been made to NCF affiliated funds, and more than $125 million has been reinvested to benefit Nebraska communities.