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The University of Nebraska doesn’t expand and grow without the generous support of private donors. Here are a few stories about these kind and generous people.

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Gift from “remarkable man” to help art students achieve their dreams

Gift from “remarkable man” to help art students achieve their dreams

A distant relative of famed author Willa Cather, Bud Cather studied art and played on the Husker football team while a student in the 1930s.

Posted: Wed, Jan 10, 2018

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Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham

Nebraska business scholarship forever honors alumnus Ron Rotherham

The family of Nebraska alumnus Ron Rotherham has honored the Ewing native as a loving husband, father and grandfather by establishing a scholarship in his memory.

Posted: Tue, Nov 14, 2017

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Gift to help first-generation, low-income Huskers

Gift to help first-generation, low-income Huskers

Beginning in 2018, the Trenchard Foundation, established by Husker alumnus Bob Trenchard in memory of his late wife, Barbara, and his late sons, Todd and Trey, will provide scholarships for Nebraska College Preparatory Academy graduates to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Posted: Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab

Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.

New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship

A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations

Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s

The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.

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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. 

Nebraska Circle

Distinguishing donors of $1 million or greater to any campus in cumulative outright giving, pledges and qualifying planned gifts.

President's Society

Honoring donors to any campus at $100,000 in cumulative outright giving.

Chancellor's Society

Recognizing donors to a specific campus at $50,000 in cumulative outright giving.

Burnett Society

Representing those friends and alumni who have documented an estate gift, or similar planned gift, with the foundation. 

Annual Leadership Society

Acknowledging cumulative giving of $1,000 or more during a calendar year to any fund or campus.

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Feser Amanda

Amanda Feser

Amanda Feser

Donor Relations & Recognition
458-1204 direct
800-432-3216 toll free
afeser@nufoundation.org

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