Growing a permanent endowment to continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

Inspiring a thriving community where giving back is a priority for all citizens.

Partnering with others in our community to foster teamwork and create a culture of giving.


Shaping the future by helping create and sustain innovative projects, services and opportunities that enhance the Norfolk area.


We believe in being fair, reliable and trustworthy with donors, recipients and the community.

We believe in operating with integrity by following through on commitments, maintaining confidentiality, complying with the law and honoring donor intent.

We believe in showing respect to community members by considering their thoughts, feelings and life experiences.

Our Impact

Since 2013, NACFF’s unrestricted endowment has allowed us to reinvest over
back into the community to a variety of local projects and nonprofit organizations in the Norfolk area.



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Members of the Fund Advisory Committee

Emily Afrank
Tracey Buettner
Chance Buss
Andrea Libengood
Lee Weander
Tim Pearson
Leann Widhalm
Ethan Brozek


Andrea Libengood

Honorary Fund Advisory Committee Members

Jim Bradford
Steve Busskohl
Brandon Day
Tammy Day
Bob Dudley
Jared Faltys
Joe Ferguson
Paula Pflueger
Pamela Handke
Betty Froehlich
Tara Buell-Korth
Andrew Steffensmeier


*Unrestricted Endowment

A permanent account whose assets are invested to generate an ongoing source of income year after year. Investment earnings from the endowment are used to support community improvements and programs. The Fund Advisory Committee determines how the money generated from the endowment will be used to benefit the community now and in the future.

Northeast Nebraska Philanthropy Council Account

An account to support and promote philanthropy in Norfolk, Nebraska and its surrounding area through a collaboration of charitable organizations known as the “Northeast Nebraska Philanthropy Council”. Activities of the “Northeast Nebraska Philanthropy Council” include educating donors on local philanthropic opportunities, mutual support, training, collaboration and convening.

Liberty Centre Services Endowment

An endowment to support Liberty Centre Services, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to help people recover from mental illness and become contributing members of society.

COVID-19 Response Account

The purpose of the account is to raise funds and make grants to local charities working to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Nebraska Community Foundation

The Norfolk Area Community Foundation Fund is an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible.
The Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF) is the umbrella organization for more than 270 community foundations and funds in Nebraska. NCF provides a number of benefits to our foundation, including: 
  • Oversight to ensure all expenditures meet 501(c)3 requirements
  • Staff to assist with training, programming, planning, and more 
  • Donor counseling and gift planning 
  • Management and investment services for donated funds 
  • Legal, accounting, and audit services