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How to Give

  • Gifts in Your Will
    You designate Nebraska Community Foundation or an affiliated fund as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or beneficiary designation form.
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  • IRA Rollover
    Congress has enacted a permanent extension of the IRA Charitable Rollover. As a result, you can make an IRA rollover gift in the current year and beyond.
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  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts
    You can designate Nebraska Community Foundation or an affiliated fund as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy.
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  • Charitable Gift Annuity
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to Nebraska Community Foundation in exchange for our promise to pay you fixed payments (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.
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  • Charitable Remainder Unitrust
    You transfer your cash, appreciated property, collectibles or ag commodities to fund a charitable remainder unitrust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust
    You transfer your cash, appreciated property, collectibles or ag commodities to fund a charitable remainder annuity trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with fixed income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Lead Trust
    You fund a trust that makes gifts to Nebraska Community Foundation or an affiliated fund for a number of years. Your family receives the trust remainder at substantial tax savings.
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  • Sale and Unitrust
    You give a portion of your property to fund a charitable remainder trust, when the property sells you receive cash and income for life.
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  • Give It Twice Trust
    You provide your children with a stream of income while making a gift to charity.
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  • Donor-Driven Funds
    A donor-driven fund may be established as a donor-advised fund or a donor-designated fund to help you achieve your charitable goals. It can be established and funded currently. Or, you can name it as a charitable beneficiary of your will, charitable trust, gift annuity, retirement plan or insurance policy.
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  • Gifts to Community-Based Funds and Organizational Funds
    You can support your hometown or favorite charity with your planned gift. Nebraska Community Foundation provides education, training, financial management and strategic development to approximately 1,700 volunteer leaders of 100 community-based affiliated funds throughout Nebraska.
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