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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.
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.
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.
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The University of Nebraska Foundation is a public charity, raising private gifts for the benefit of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates, including the UNF Charitable Gift Fund. All gifts to the foundation are tax deductible to the extent permitted by the Internal Revenue Code. Our fees and policies are reviewed regularly and updated here. We encourage donors to review this information and direct any questions they may have to General Counsel Keith Miles or Chief Financial Officer Troy Wilhelm at 800-432-3216 or email@example.com.
Gifts to the University of Nebraska Foundation are tax deductible in the manner and to the extent provided in Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. 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 of 1986.
UNF Charitable Solicitation Disclosure
The University of Nebraska Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity soliciting private contributions for the benefit of the University of Nebraska and its affiliates, including the UNF Charitable Gift Fund. Information about the foundation can be found at nufoundation.org. The foundation is registered to solicit charitable contributions in all states which require it. If you are a resident of one of the following states, you may obtain registration and financial information by contacting:
The University of Nebraska’s financial statement is available upon request to the University of Nebraska Foundation. 100 percent of your gift less the fair market value of any materials received, may be deducted under federal and state income laws.
A copy of the current financial statement of the University of Nebraska Foundation is available by writing 1010 Lincoln Mall, Lincoln NE 68508 or by calling (402) 458-1100. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.
100 percent of your gift, less the fair market value of any materials received, may be deducted as a charitable contribution under federal and state income laws.
INFORMATION FILED WITH ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING 973-504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm. REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.
A copy of our most recently filed financial report is available from the Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website (www.charitiesnys.com) or, upon request, by contacting us at 1010 Lincoln Mall, Lincoln NE 68508 or by visiting our website. You may also obtain information on charitable organizations from the New York State Attorney General at www.charitiesnys.com or by contacting (212) 416-8686.
The official registration and financial information of the University of Nebraska Foundation may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
The official registration of the University of Nebraska Foundation may be obtained from the Washington Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483 or http://www.sos.wa.gov.
The University of Nebraska Foundation is a private corporation, independent of the University of Nebraska, and does not receive any direct funding from the university for operations. Funding for our operation comes from the following sources. None of the fees charged by the foundation affect the donor’s tax deduction.
An annual fee of 1.25% is charged on the average market value of the foundation’s endowment. In addition, expenses associated with the endowment’s professional investment managers, advisers and administrators are charged to the endowment.
Capital Project Gifts
The foundation does not charge a fee on gifts given to capital projects when fundraising costs are included as project expenses in the program statement approved by the Board of Regents. If cost recovery is not included in the program statement or there is no program statement, most non-endowed gifts to capital projects are assessed a 4% advancement fee.
A 4% advancement fee is assessed against most expendable gifts at the time the gift is received. On non-cash gifts, the fee is taken at the time the gift is liquidated but is calculated on the value at the time of the donation. The advancement fee does not apply to:
The NU Foundation may serve as a trustee of charitable remainder unitrusts and annuity trusts (collectively, CRTs) and it offers charitable gift annuity contracts (CGAs). CRTs or CGAs managed by the foundation are not charged a trustee or administrator fee; however, any professional fund manager or adviser fees are charged to the CRT or CGA.
In limited circumstances, the foundation utilizes third parties to assist with fundraising. Expenses for these services may be assessed to the resulting donations.
Last revised: March 1, 2021
The foundation has a distribution policy for its permanently endowed funds. The annual distribution from the endowment is 4.25% of the 20-quarter average of the endowment market value as of June 30. The distribution is proportionally credited to each fund within the endowment. The distribution is used for the specific charitable purpose identified by the donor for the endowed fund.
Last revised: December 27, 2019
The University of Nebraska Foundation values social media and its role in fostering discussion and engagement about the foundation and its mission. The foundation strives to respond to all online inquiries in a timely manner. We ask members of the community to exercise courtesy when posting and treat members with respect. Profanity and abusive language are not permitted. Comments, posts, or photos that are illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy, or otherwise injurious or objectionable will be removed.
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.