Reggi Carlson

Communications Specialist

Reggi assists with NCF’s strategic communications, online marketing, publications, grant writing and reporting. She also helps NCF’s affiliated fund leaders located across the state with their communications efforts, which may include press releases, donor stories, fundraising letters and other marketing tools.

Reggi has more than 30 years of successful fundraising and marketing experience with several Nebraska nonprofits, including the Heartland Center for Leadership Development, the Lincoln Arts Council and Orchestra Association and the Girl Scouts. She spent several years with Nebraska Public Television, where she won a national award for community outreach programming. She is an experienced public facilitator, and has completed certificate programs through the International Association of Public Participation.

Reggi grew up on a farm near Wahoo, Nebraska, and still loves the wide open spaces, friendliness and the sense of belonging that she finds in rural environments. She believes that successful rural communities are central to the sustainability of our nation and our world.

Reggi received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She and her husband, Doug, live in Lincoln, and have two adult sons.