Leadership Recognition

Celebrating donor loyalty and leadership

All gifts matter, and giving societies are one way for us to say thank you to our most generous and loyal donors. Through giving societies, we honor those whose gifts help change lives and save lives.

When you become a part of one or more giving societies, we show our appreciation and recognize you for your contributions and commitment to the University of Nebraska.

The University of Nebraska doesn’t expand and grow without the generous support of private donors.

University of Nebraska Foundation Giving Society

University of Nebraska Foundation Giving Society members directly influence the University of Nebraska and its stature as an institution dedicated to teaching, research, and service, strengthening the national and international reputation of the institution. Many programs would go unfunded, or could not achieve the next level of excellence, without support from these loyal individuals and organizations. 

It is our goal to make sure members of the Giving Society know how much we value their dedication and tremendous investment in the University of Nebraska. To offer our thanks and recognition, Giving Society members may receive a number of courtesies, including specialized digital communications, foundation and university publications, invitations to campus events and activities, as well as public recognition and acknowledgment at member events. 

Kim Waller

Manager, Donor Experience & Recognition

Kim has a bachelor’s degree in child, youth and family studies from UNL and has been with the foundation since 2006. As the primary contact for the Burnett Society, she leads the foundation's efforts to thank planned gift donors for their generosity. She enjoys connecting donors with the university and finding meaningful ways to share with them the lasting impact they will have through their giving.

Amanda Feser

Director, Creative Impact

Amanda graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2008 with a Bachelor of Journalism in Advertising and Psychology. She joined the University of Nebraska Foundation team the same year. Amanda is passionate about nonprofit work and enjoys using her unique skill set to advance the mission of the University of Nebraska.



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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.