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About North Platte Giving Day

North Platte Giving Day is a 24-hour seasonal fundraising giving event during which donors specify which participating local nonprofits to help and how much to give.  Donors will be able to make contributions online or at local Giving Sites.   The 2023 North Platte Giving Day is Wednesday, May 3 and will end at 11:59 PM, Central Time with Early Giving begins at least 10 days before.

North Platte Giving Day is the BEST Time to Help Community Causes!  Donors can help their favorite nonprofits win cash prizes and earn matching prizes just by donating.   

100% of each Giving Day donation goes to donor-selected nonprofits.  Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, along with an anonymous donor, covers all donation processing costs.

Anyone with a credit card or debit card and access to the internet can participate can donate with a minimum donation of $10.  Donors can also deliver or mail checks to Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, 121 North Dewey St-Suite 112, PO Box 1321, North Platte, NE 69103.

All donations are fully tax-deductible and irrevocable donations to Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, that will disburse donations to the nonprofit organizations specified by donors.

Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation will provide an electronic receipt at the time of each online donation via email. The e-mail you receive is a record of donation for income purposes. You may want to print out a copy of your email receipt for your income tax files.


How can my charitable organization participate in North Platte Giving Day?

Each organization must be recognized as a 501(c)(3) public charitable organization in good standing with the IRS and be located and provide services other than religion in North Platte or Lincoln County, Nebraska and registered for North Platte Giving Day of that year.  Nonprofits do not have to pay any fee to participate in North Platte Giving events.

Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation hosts North Platte Giving Day and administers the online giving site. The Community Foundation promotes the North Platte Giving Day campaign, coordinates local giving sites, receives online and check donations, and distributes 100% of donated funds to donor-selected nonprofits. The Community Foundation also arranges cash prizes for nonprofits to win based on donations.

Registration for the 2024 Giving Day event will begin in January 2024.

Community Fundraising Campaigns

  • Add connections to North Platte trails
    Add connections to North Platte trails

    Help add connecting trail segments to North Platte trails.  To donate online to North Platte Trails Network Fund go to the Donate page on this website.

  • The City of North Platte plans to renovate the Cody Park Tennis Courts into a multi-sport facility with eight new competition-worthy Tennis Courts and ten new Pickleball Courts. This multi-sports facility will also have additional features, including spectator seating, equipment storage and nearby restrooms.

  • Due to the sport's growth and the tournaments that are now held in North Platte, more courts are required in the community. In order to satisfy the demands of the expanding sport in North Platte, the North Platte Pickleball Association and the City of North Platte are collaborating to upgrade the Cody Park Tennis Courts into a multiport facility with ten dedicated pickleball courts.

  • The North Platte Tennis Association is working together with the City of North Platte to raise funds for a new multisport facility in Cody Park with eight new competition-worthy tennis courts along with spectator seating and other amenities

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