Rural Futures Institute Excellence Fund
The Rural Futures Institute Excellence Fund is an expendable Fund that benefits and supports the Rural Futures Institute, University of Nebraska.
UNK AA has been working since 1906 to promote communication and interaction among more than 40,000 alumni, students, faculty, administrators and friends of the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
The mission of the UNMC Alumni Relations Office is to serve and engage with learners and graduates through effective communications, the formation of meaningful relationships, and opportunities to invest in the advancement of the university through gifts of time, talent, and treasure.
Maverick’s Athletes are successfully competing at the highest level in collegiate sports in Division I athletics to not only enhance the visibility of UNO, but also to provide great benefits to all of Omaha.
Nebraska Medicine and its research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
The mission of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is to transform the lives of young children by improving their learning and development.
Every day, nearly a billion people in the world do not have enough safe and nutritious food to lead healthy and active lives. Many of them also lack access to enough clean water to meet their needs. By 2050, our global food demand will double to meet the needs of nearly 10 billion people, making water and food security one of the most urgent global challenges of our time.
Through a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, the Rural Futures Institute mobilizes the diverse resources of the University of Nebraska and its partners to support rural communities and regions in building upon their unique strengths and assets to achieve their desired futures.
Your giving to this area enables the president’s office to quickly direct resources to various university projects and areas across the system as needs arise.
The Rural Futures Institute, one of four interdisciplinary institutes of the University of Nebraska, leverages the talents and research-based expertise from across the four NU campuses on behalf of rural communities in Nebraska, the U.S. and around the world. Through a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, the institute encourages bold and futuristic approaches to address critical rural issues. It works collaboratively with community leaders of place and practice, students of all ages, educational, business, community, nonprofit, government and foundation partners to empower rural communities and their leaders.
Darla joined the foundation in 2015, after raising her daughter in western Nebraska. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Creighton University and a master’s degree in Organizational Development from Peru State College. Believing in the power of education and philanthropy, she enjoys connecting thoughtful friends of the university with opportunities to powerfully influence lives and communities.
When you make a gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation you can trust that it will be used in the way in which it was intended. That’s a promise we’ve kept with our donors since our organization was founded in 1936.
The University of Nebraska Foundation (EIN: 47-0379839) is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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