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The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation responds to questions about the Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award and College Scholarships only.
222 Kiewit Plaza Omaha, Nebraska 68131
Telephone: (402) 943-1383


Nebraska Community Foundation
The staff of the Nebraska Community Foundation includes professionals in finance, planned giving, community development, education and communications.
3833 S 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502
P: (402) 323-7330
F: (402) 323-7349


Omaha Community Foundation
Foundation focus on the community’s greatest needs. And it helps us bring people – donors, charities, businesses, government agencies, educational institutions – together toward meeting those needs.
302 South 36th Street
Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68131
Tel 402 342.3458 or 800 794.3458
Fax 402 342.3582


Peter Kiewit Foundation
The foundation gives primary consideration to proposals that are most closely aligned to the foundation’s impact areas, but all grant applications are accepted and considered.
1125 South 103rd Street, Suite 500
Omaha, Nebraska 68124
Phone: 402-344-7890
Fax: 402-344-8099


Grand Island Community Foundation, Inc.
The mission of the Grand Island Community Foundation is to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Central Nebraska and assist donors in realizing their charitable goals.
1811 W. 2nd Street, Suite 365
Grand Island, NE 68803
(P) 308-381-7767
(F) 308-384-4069


Fremont Area Community Foundation
A Field of Interest Fund allows you to connect your philanthropy to specific areas of need in the community. These funds provide a way for donors to contribute to a specific area that meets their personal charitable interests in the areas of arts and culture, civic improvement, education, health and recreation, and social services.
1005 East 23rd Street, Suite 2
Fremont, NE 68025
Phone 402-721-4252
Fax 402-816-4102


Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, Inc.
Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation administers funds totaling millions of dollars established by charitable people and organizations. Each fund has its own charitable purpose and specifications. Each year hundreds of thousands of dollars are distributed to worthy causes from these funds.
120 North Dewey Street
North Platte, NE 69101
Phone: 308-534-3315
Email: mncf@hamilton.net


Woods Charitable Fund, Inc.
A significant cornerstone in community life is the family. Its power to mold and develop mentally healthy, secure, loving members determines Woods’ interest in supporting projects to strengthen families and provide opportunities for youth to achieve their full potential. This is a broad category and may include either direct service or policy programs focused on child care, single parenthood, the elderly, family planning, shelter, troubled families as well as others.
1248 ‘O’ Street – Suite 1130
Lincoln, NE 68508
Telephone: (402) 436-5971
E-Mail: info@woodscharitable.org


Cooper Foundation
Cooper Foundation considers proposals in five program areas: Arts, Education, the Environment, Human Services and the Humanities.
1248 O Street, Suite 870
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 476-7571


The Phelps County Community Foundation

  • Education
  • Cultural
  • Human Services
  • Health and Recreation
  • Community

504 4th Avenue
Holdrege, NE 68949
Phone: (308) 995-6847
Fax: (308) 995-2146
Email: vlpccf@phelpsfoundation.org


Scoular Foundation
The Scoular Foundation was established to put a portion of our net profits to work helping people, organizations and projects. We are committed to acting on the issues, needs and concerns of the communities where we are privileged to do business and where our employees live.
2027 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102
T: 402-342-3500


The Abel Foundation
To provide financial support for non-profit organizations located in communities where NEBCO and its affiliated companies have operations. Funding emphasis is on health and human services, education, civic/community and the environment.
1815 Y Street
P.O. Box 80268, Lincoln, NE 68501
Telephone: 402-434-1212
Fax: 402-434-1799


Lexington Community Foundation
The Trust provides scholarships to students from Dawson County with priority given to those pursuing a career in health care.
607 North Washington • P.O. Box 422
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-6704


Merrick Foundation, Inc.
The Merrick Foundation will strive to be a leader in attracting, mobilizing, and focusing philanthropic resources to meet Merrick County's needs for generations to come.
1532 17th Avenue
Central City, NE 68826
Ph: 308.946.3707
General Information: merrickfoundation@gmail.com


Mutual of Omaha Foundation
We believe there are critical areas that need positive change in order for our mission to be fulfilled. Therefore, we invest in organizations and programs in the Omaha metropolitan area that are making strong impact on the following outcomes related to poverty:
Preventing & Ending Homelessness
Increasing Self Sufficiency
Increasing Educational Achievement
Preventing & Ending Violence
Mutual of Omaha Plaza
Omaha, NE 68175
Phone: (866) 663-5665
E-mail: mutualofomaha.foundation@mutualofomaha.com


Oregon Trail Community Foundation
The purposes of the Oregon Trail Community Foundation are to receive, administer and disburse funds for such charitable or education purposes as will, in the discretion of the Board of Directors, promote the mental, moral, intellectual and physical improvement and well-being of the inhabitants of Nebraska, and of Goshen and Platte Counties, Wyoming, and primarily of Scotts Bluff County, all regardless of race, national origin, creed, sex or age; and, without in any way limiting or restricting the foregoing but rather in enlargement and extension thereof
115 W Railway Street
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
Phone: (308) 635-3393
Email: info@otcf.org


Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc.
The Lincoln Community Foundation helps donors who share a common interest—improving the quality of life in our community—create a collective charitable impact. The Foundation goes beyond simply making grants that advance charitable activities.
215 Centennial Mall S Ste 100
Lincoln, NE  68508


Blair Area Community Foundation
The Foundation collects funds, distributes gifts, makes grants, manages designated funds and scholarships, and provides resources that benefit both the local community and donors.
1646 Washington Street
Blair, NE 68008


Hastings Community Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation manages over 110 charitable funds, including endowments, scholarships, memorials, donor advised funds, and special projects.
800 West 3rd St., Suite 232
Hastings, NE 68901
Phone: 402-462-5152
Fax: 402-462-5171
Email: hcf@inebraska.com


La Vista Community Foundation
Over the years, the LVCF has given nearly $300,000 in Community Impact Grants to local non-profit organizations that provide efficient programming in the community and carry out the charitable purposes of the Foundation. The LVCF supports the Arts, Culture, Health and Fitness, Education, Elder Care, Public Safety and other philanthropic works.
8116 Park View Blvd.
La Vista, NE 68128

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