Pender-Thurston Education & Community Foundation Fund

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The Pender-Thurston Education and Community Foundation Fund is dedicated to the long-term viability of the community so that residents of Pender, pop. 1,208, and the surrounding area can continue to enjoy the tremendous quality of life that only a small town can provide.

A volunteer Fund Advisory Committee works actively to increase charitable giving and award grants to local worthy causes and projects that are addressing emerging needs and future opportunities in our community.


Through collaboration, we create opportunity. With determination, we set and achieve goals. Embracing progressive thinking, we move forward.


We provide the framework for our community to dream big, flourish, and grow.


WE . . .

  • are passionate leaders.
  • go further together than we do alone.
  • do our best work when we are having fun.
  • work towards a vibrant future for our community.
  • challenge the status quo.

Help Keep our Mission in Motion by donating to our Fund.

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  • Unrestricted Endowment

    A permanent account whose assets are invested to generate an ongoing source of income year after year. Investment earnings from the endowment are used to support community improvements and programs. The Fund Advisory Committee determines how the money generated from the endowment will be used to benefit the community now and in the future.

  • Pender Community Center Account

    An account to help support the construction of a new community center building in Pender, Nebraska.

  • Pender Community Center Endowment Account

    A permanent endowment to benefit and sustain the Pender Community Center.

  • Pender-Thurston Veterans Challenge Campaign Account

    An account for challenge funds from Pender-Thurston Veterans and Veteran families to grow PTECFF unrestricted endowment.

  • Pendragon Sports Complex

    The purpose of this account is to help raise funds to support the construction of a new Pender Pendragon Sports Complex at the public school in Pender, Nebraska.

Fund Details

  • Opened: September 1997
  • Related Towns: Pender, Thurston
  • Related Counties: Thurston

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