Top Giving Foundations: NE

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The foundations listed below are from GrantDomain. 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 $416,440,853
Nebraska Community Foundation $34,967,338
Omaha Community Foundation $25,179,262
Peter Kiewit Foundation $22,035,777
ConAgra Foods Foundation, Inc. $9,262,611
Union Pacific Foundation $8,257,703
Lexington Community Foundation $4,797,350
Kearney Area Community Foundation $3,748,265
Mutual of Omaha Foundation $3,429,169
Richard P. and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation, Inc. $1,755,700
The Kind World Foundation $1,616,820
The Phelps County Community Foundation $1,302,608
Woods Charitable Fund, Inc. $1,205,000
Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation, Inc. $1,194,347
Fremont Area Community Foundation $1,114,583
Hastings Community Foundation, Inc. $1,096,085
Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation $936,355
Grand Island Community Foundation, Inc. $873,819
Oregon Trail Community Foundation $866,342
Cooper Foundation $861,740
Merrick Foundation, Inc. $726,140
Scoular Foundation $678,232
Hamilton Community Foundation $639,180
The Abel Foundation $617,826
World-Herald Goodfellows Charities, Inc. $612,990
Ameritas Charitable Foundation $602,879
The Harper Family Foundation $492,500
Thomas D. Buckley Trust $475,162
Robert Herman Storz Foundation $389,062
Edgar and Frances Reynolds Foundation, Inc. $291,500
Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc. $251,400
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company Foundation $201,087
Kawasaki Good Times Foundation $135,000
Virgil Eihusen Foundation, Inc. $134,320
The Owen Foundation $114,684
La Vista Community Foundation $71,612
Cintani Family Foundation $50,000
Blair Area Community Foundation $44,935
Hartington Community Foundation $23,809