WITH CAUSES THAT
WELCOME TO THE
KEARNEY AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Welcome to the Kearney Area Community Foundation website! Whether you are interested in applying for a grant or simply looking for information, we hope our website will make it easy for you to find what you're looking for. Websites are a great way to get oriented with KACF, but if you like a personal touch, please contact us.
Give Where You Live
December 3, 2020
WOW! WE DID IT AGAIN KEARNEY!
Is it just us, or does it seem a little brighter out today?
Here are some quick stats for the record breaking Give Where You Live 2020!
• The community raised $1,325,551 this year! (This will be verified in the coming weeks.) That is up 10% from the $1,203,453 we raised last year!
• Individual donations were 6440 this year, compared to 5603 last year. (This is a 14.9% increase!)
• 178 local organizations and causes participated this year, compared to 165 in 2019. (Another record breaker – a 7.9% increase!)
OUR COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER, IN THE MIDDLE OF A PANDEMIC, TO WRAP OUR ARMS AROUND OUR NONPROFITS DURING THIS CHALLENGING TIME!
Since Give Where You Live was launched in 2013, together we have raised more than $6.5 million for our community! SIMPLY AMAZING KEARNEY!
Yes, it does look like we are enjoying brighter tomorrows!
WE LOVE THIS COMMUNITY! WE ARE GLAD YOU DO TOO!
2020 Fall Newsletter
Read our fall newsletter to learn more about Give Where You Live, 25 Years of Board Members, Why Giving is Important, as well as recognizing The Edison Society members.
Kearney Area Community Foundation 2020 Scholarship Recipients Announced
Today, the Kearney Area Community Foundation (KACF) manages 53 scholarship funds. We have awarded 104 scholarships equaling more than $143,000 in 2020 to local students enrolled in a technical college, community college and/or university. This year, we worked with 81 scholarship recipients.
Arthur Klinkacek Community
Enrichment Fund Est.
The Arthur Klinkacek Community Enrichment Fund will award grants to local nonprofits for programs and projects that will enrich the lives and communities for those in Buffalo County.