Young people are giving back to their communities in Greater Nebraska, showing their dedication to local service.
By working on local civic projects, the students are strengthening their ties to community and developing important skills.
There were 23 kids in my kindergarten class, the same as my graduating class. I got to do everything: sports, music and 4-H. But as I grew older, I heard a troubling message from adults: "Your future is someplace else."
Radil and Garrigan, of Omaha, and Parks, of Papillion, serve on the Nebraska Community Foundation board.
The key to competing in the new economy is to link together four critical resources that nearly every community has: leadership, entrepreneurship, youth engagement and philanthropy.
Five very active working mothers are moving full speed ahead for the future of Atkinson (pop. 1,245) in north-central Nebraska.
The 2010 Census had an important nugget of information that offers encouragement for Nebraska’s rural communities.
For Red Cloud, Nebraska, the potential had always been there. But it required time, trust and charitable investment to put a plan and the people in place to capitalize on it.
The community of about 600 people in northeast Nebraska is energetic, collaborative, cohesive and certainly generous.
“This idea all came about when a group of people got together one night and started penciling things out on a napkin.”
As waves of immigrants arrived in America and traveled to the Great Plains to build a new life, one of the few possessions many settlers were …
The Nebraska Community Foundation works to help people answer the question: "Why here? Why do I want to live, work and raise my family in this community?"
Bereuter represented Nebraska in Congress from 1979-2004 and currently serves on the Nebraska Community Foundation board of directors. Yost is…