The University of Nebraska Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization created in 1936 by community leaders who wanted to create excellence at the university not possible through state funding alone. We manage more than 11,000 donor funds, an endowment ranked in the top 25 among public universities and keep our cost of fundraising below that of our peers.
Our vision is to be recognized as the trusted partner of those wishing to support the University of Nebraska and its affiliates.
Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
The University of Nebraska Foundation believes that our strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to accomplishing our mission to grow relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives and save lives. Our values of teamwork, integrity and passion for mission is where our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is evidenced and lived out through our actions and behaviors.
The University of Nebraska Foundation prohibits discrimination on any basis and is committed to the fair treatment, access, and opportunity for all. We promote respect, fairness and a sense of belonging within our policies, processes and in the distribution of resources. We strive to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of historically underrepresented groups. We invite, explore, and celebrate differences to increase productivity, spark innovation and most importantly, to fulfill our mission.
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