Top Giving Foundations: NE

Foundations have far-ranging interests. With some research, you’ll find one that's a “fit” for your work.

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They’re prescreened: they have a staff, issue RFPs, or otherwise indicate interest in receiving grant proposals. Some foundations are omitted, even though they award large grants, because they don’t accept unsolicited grant proposals. We list up to forty foundations for each state.

Foundation Name Total Annual Giving
The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation $589,873,244
Omaha Community Foundation $60,393,663
Peter Kiewit Foundation $22,035,777
Nebraska Community Foundation $9,632,520
Union Pacific Foundation $8,303,805
The Harper Family Foundation $5,574,658
Kearney Area Community Foundation $3,748,265
Mutual of Omaha Foundation $3,394,035
The Kind World Foundation $1,962,833
Richard P. and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation, Inc. $1,755,700
Woods Charitable Fund, Inc. $1,586,800
Fremont Area Community Foundation $1,510,675
The Phelps County Community Foundation $1,471,242
Lexington Community Foundation $1,464,962
Hastings Community Foundation, Inc. $1,310,763
Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, Inc. $1,079,899
Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation $1,079,520
Merrick Foundation, Inc. $980,589
Grand Island Community Foundation, Inc. $873,819
World-Herald Goodfellows Charities, Inc. $730,668
HDR Foundation $672,628
Cooper Foundation $669,568
Hamilton Community Foundation $639,180
Ameritas Charitable Foundation $602,879
The Abel Foundation $599,783
Thomas D. Buckley Trust $579,373
E.M. Parsen Charitable Trust $571,905
Oregon Trail Community Foundation $543,884
Robert Herman Storz Foundation $362,028
Edgar and Frances Reynolds Foundation, Inc. $252,527
Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc. $251,400
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company Foundation $241,609
Blair Area Community Foundation $183,153
The Owen Foundation $138,700
Virgil Eihusen Foundation, Inc. $96,080
Cintani Family Foundation $70,000
Kawasaki Good Times Foundation $60,000
Scoular Foundation $39,700
Hartington Community Foundation $24,145
La Vista Community Foundation $17,667