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  • Planned Giving: Making a Difference in Your Home Community

    Since each of us will leave a legacy after our time on earth is passed, the question becomes what legacy will you leave? For most, our legacy will be left with those we leave behind. However, what about those causes that matter to us most?   Read More...

  • Custer County Foundation 101

    There may appear to be something somewhat perplexing about community foundations because they offer so many different services and giving opportunities. To help you better understand the many services and giving opportunities the Custer County Foundation offers, below is a list and the definitions of the different types of funds that can be established with the Foundation.· Donor Advised Fund (DAF): Allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax benefit, an...  Read More...

  • Interested in Establishing a Scholarship?

    Have you ever thought of establishing a scholarship fund? The Custer County Foundation can be a valuable resource to you and your family in establishing an effective and meaningful scholarship fund. Many donors establish a scholarship in honor or memory of a loved one.   Read More...

  • Using your IRA for Tax-Saving Charitable Gifts

    The Custer County Foundation can help turn your individual retirement accounts (IRAs) into tax-saving charitable gifts. Extended tax benefits allow more people to experience the joy of giving during their lifetime.A Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) is a distribution from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) that allows taxpayers who are over the age of 70½ to give up to $100,000 directly to a non-profit organization without having to count the distribution as taxable income. You ...  Read More...

  • Scholarship Application Deadline February 1st

    Custer County, NE) The deadline to submit scholarship applications for the Custer County Foundation is approaching. All applications are due to the Foundation by February 1, 2017.The Foundation manages 65 scholarship funds and awards over $70,000 in scholarships annually. To view all of the scholarships available and download application forms, go to the Foundation's website:  www.custercountyfoundation.org.The Custer County Foundation is dedicated to supporting youth and education.   Read More...

  • Custer County Foundation raises over $122,000 at 12th Annual Gala & Auction

    The Custer County Foundation held its 12th Annual Gala & Auction on Saturday, December 10th at the One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow. By raising over $122,000, the evening was deemed a success! The Foundation sincerely appreciates the generosity of the many businesses and individuals throughout Custer County.   Read More...

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