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Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation is an IRS-qualified 501(c)(3) public charitable organizationDonations are tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes to the extent allowed by law. 

In order to fulfill the purposes of the many charitable funds that we administer, we strive to have accurate financial accounting, prudent investment of assets as well as effective and efficient administrative operations.  


Financial Highlights

Year established:  1978

Type of Organization:  501(c)(3) public charitable organization

Federal Identification Number:  47-0604965

Number of Funds Administered:   More than 300 charitable and scholarship funds

Total Assets:  $50,122,000 as of May 31, 2023

Charitable Grants Paid:  $2,056,000 in fiscal year 2022-2023

Scholarships Paid:  $326,000 in fiscal year 2022-2023

Administrative Expense Ratio:  1.1% of total assets in fiscal year 2022-2023


We invest long-term funds and endowments for long-term performance.  For the fiscal years beginning June 1980 through May 2023, long-term investments had returns that averaged 7.3% per year.  As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, investment returns are tax-exempt.  Our long-term funds were invested 65.4% in stocks and other equities, 31.3% in fixed income securities and 3.3% in cash equivalents as of March 31, 2023.

Audited Financial Statements

Our financial statements are audited each year by the CPA firm of RJ Meyer & Associates, LLC, North Platte NE.  Contact us if you would like a copy of our Audited Financial Statements.

IRS Form 990 Return

Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation annually files an IRS Form 990.  Contact us if you would like a copy of our IRS Form 990.  Our IRS Form 990 typically is available on the web sites of monitoring organizations such as GuideStar and Charity Navigator.

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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