Current KACF Funds

Affiliate Funds

Amherst “Building for Tomorrow”

Elm Creek “Building For Tomorrow”

Garden County Community Foundation
Gibbon “Building for Tomorrow”

Kearney “Building for Tomorrow”

Pleasanton “Building for Tomorrow”

Ravenna “Building for Tomorrow"

Shelton “Building for Tomorrow”

Designated Funds 

100 Women Who Care - Kearney

Accessible Outdoor Ventures

Amherst Schools Expendable
Archway Society
BraveHearts Equine Therapy and Learning
Buffalo County Crimestoppers
Caring Angels

Central Nebraska Veterans Memorial

Double R Horse Rescue

Dr. B.M. Stevenson Family Endowment
Elm Creek Public School District #9

Elm Creek Public School Foundation Clara Marshall     Endowment
ESU 10 Educational Technology and Community         Outreach Project
Family Advocacy Network
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FreeThinking Ministries

Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo

Fort Kearny Shooting Sports Association Facility
Friends of the Axtell Public Library

Friends of Law Enforcement and PAWS
Friends of the Oshkosh Library
Garden County Auditorium Renovation
Garden County Centennial Endowment

Garden County Friends of Antelope Valley Historical 
Garden County High School Foundation
Garden County Lisco Multipurpose Court
Garden County Rural Health
Garden County Unrestricted
Garden County Volunteers of America

Gibbon Community Foundation

Gibbon Endowment

Grow Garden County

Harmon Park Sonotorium Restoration Project

Himanchal Educational Foundation

Hope and Healing

Impact Art
Junior Golf Classic
K-9 Freekz Rescue
KAAPA Ag Development
Kearney Area Storytelling Festival

Kearney-Buffalo County Citizen's Police Academy           Alumni Association
Kearney/Buffalo County Friends of Law Enforcement

Kearney Cemetery Beautification
Kearney Literacy Council
Kearney LOSS (Local Outreach for Suicide 

Kearney Park and Recreation

Kearney Pickleball Club
Kearney Public Library Foundation Expendable

Kearney Rail Viewing Platform Project
Kearney Rotary - Dancing with the Stars

Kearney Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program
Kearney Trolley
Kearney Volunteer Fire Department
Kearney Whitewater Association
Kids and Dreams Foundation
Leadership Kearney

Leadership Kearney Endowment
Lisco Presbyterian Church Endowment
Loper Legacy

McKenna's Rae of Hope Foundation
Moffett Station Renovation

Musicians Investing Kindness and Energy (MIKE)
Nebraska Animal Rescue Foundation
Nebraska State Senior Games
Nebraska Veterans First
Oshkosh Arboretum
Oshkosh Community Improvement
Peterson Senior Activity Center

Platte River Children’s Chorale

Platte River Singers
Pleasanton Community Improvement
Pleasanton Old Settlers
Pleasanton PIK (Parents Interested in Kids)
Pleasanton “Save the Depot”
Pleasanton Volunteer Fire and Rescue

Prairie Art Brothers
Ravenna Public Schools Foundation Expendable

Ravenna Public Schools Foundation Endowment


ReUse It
Sarah Luddington Memorial

Sea Star Foundation
Senior College of Central Nebraska
Senior Hospitality Center Charitable Future
Shamrock Shuffle
Shelton Cemetery Beautification

Shelton FFA Boosters

Shelton Helping Everyone Live Longer (SHELL)
Shelton Historical Society
Shelton Public School Foundation

Skills for Success

Tasha Keiter Memorial Youth Golf
Tri-City BMX Track

Tri-City Youth Ice Hockey
Water 4 Haiti

Donor Advised Funds

Anonymous Family Donor Advised
Bascom Family Donor Advised
Bill and Joyce Olsen Donor Advised
Bob and Jan Scriven Family Advised

Charles J. and Deborah L. Keeney Donor Advised
C.J. Williams and Lena A. Williams Hospital Trust
Eaton Employees Charitable Donor Advised
Emken Family Donor Advised 

Fred and Betty Kempf Donor Advised
Harold and Helen Olson Donor Advised
Heaven’s Gift Donor Advised
Jerry and Deb Colvert Donor Advised
Jerry and Tami Hellman Donor Advised

Larry and Sue Bragg Donor Advised
Lee and Delphine Sanks Donor Advised

Mick and Sue Wise Donor Advised

Mike and Becky Evers Charitable Advised

Painted Prairie

Parker, Grossart, Bahensky, Beucke, Bowman
   and Symington, L.L.P. Donor Advised

Schrock Family Advised Fund

Sherry Morrow Donor Advised 

Steven and Meggan Gangwish Charitable Fund

Ted Baldwin Donor Advised 
Tom and Cynthia Olsen Donor Advised

Field of Interest Funds

Emergency, Disaster and Hardship

Our Tomorrow

Recreation Plus

Organization/Agency Endowments

Ainsworth United Methodist Church Endowment

Buffalo County Community Partners Health Endowment
Buffalo County Historical Society Endowment
Crossroads Center Endowment
Dwight and Lois Gangwish United Methodist Church

Elm Creek United Methodist Church Endowment

Garden County Historical Society Endowment
Kearney Concert Association Endowment
Kearney Family YMCA Foundation Endowment
Kearney Public Library Endowment
Kearney Tennis Association
Pat Munro United Way of the Kearney Area Endowment
Robert M. Merryman Performing Arts Center Endowment

SAFE Center Endowment

United Methodist Church of Oshkosh Endowment
United Way of the Kearney Area Endowment
Yanney Heritage Park Foundation Endowment

Scholarship Funds

Arthur E. Klinkacek Promise

Asher Family 
Blanche Thompson Memorial 
Betty Zwiener Rodehorst Memorial

Carol Cope Alpha Xi Delta 
CD Orr and Emily Orr 
Charles and Jeanette Mumma 
Charles and Verna Lee Falk 

CJ & Lena Williams 
Class of 1948 (Ravenna High School) 

Colene Riessland Memorial
Don Newth Memorial 
Donald Kaup Memorial Knights of Columbus 
Dr. AA Jaeke 
Dwight and Lois Gangwish
Ella Johnson
Elm Creek Public School Foundation

Elm Creek Public School Foundation Clara Marshall

Elm Creek - Hal Saum Memorial
Faye Wendt Memorial
Ferol G. Carney and Patricia A. Carney Memorial

Ft. Kearny Conference Future Educator
Garden County High School Alumni
Holy Cross Lutheran Mitchell
Jane S. and Franklin V. Bernhard 
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Mark Benjamin
   Building Opportunity
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Student Leader

Kenneth L. Erickson FFA
Kurt Keaschall Memorial
Lance Corporal Kyle Codner Memorial

Lynn Rosenlof Hoelting Memorial
Mary E. Hehnke Educational
McKenna's Rae of Hope Character

McKenna’s Rae of Hope Mental Health Field Scholarship 
Oren and Joyce Vogt
Pauline Fulton Memorial
Pleasanton Career Builders

Pleasanton High School Alumni
Ravenna Public School Foundation
Richard Dunn Memorial
Robin and Judy Marshall
Ronald and Jaquelyn Kegley 4-H
Roy and Doris Abood
Shawn Reiber Memorial
Ted Headley UNL Ag

Troy and Kay Bauer

UNK Pi Kaapa Alpha Alumni 
Vanity Fare
Violet Wadzinski Memorial
Youth Leadership Kearney

The following is more than a list of charitable funds established by you, the charitable individuals of Kearney, NE, since 1995. It is a powerful testimony to the causes and institutions you consider vital to our community’s well-being.

Unrestricted Funds

Kearney Area Community Foundation Endowment
Kearney Area Community Foundation Operating

Ron and Carol Cope Endowment



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