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Meeting community needs all across Western Nebraska is what Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska is all about. In a nutshell we are about Helping People, Changing Lives.  But sometimes, there are projects that arise which have not been funded through the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska budget process.  That's where the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Foundation comes in.

 

 

We act to help Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska by reaching out for charitable contributions that ultimately can be used for further service to the community.  The Foundation enhances all the good that the folks of Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska do each and every day.  You can help us help them!  Your tax deductible donation means more good can be accomplished each and every year.  Do you have room in your heart and wallet to help?  Then call us today and find out just what extra good you can help us do!  Call or email Margo Hartman at 635-3089 or mhartman@capwn.org

 

 

Foundation Board of Directors

 

 

M. Joan Cromer, Chairperson

Dayle Wallien, Vice-Chairperson

Rosalie Kramer, Secretary/Treasurer

Dayle Wallien

Phillip Brooker

Lisa Franzen-Castle

Tammy Henkel

Gretchen Foster

Chabella Guzman

 

 

Working together we can help people and change lives.

 

Nite At The Races is the annual fundraiser for CAPWN Foundation.

The Foundaton's signature event, A Nite at the Races, provides an opportunity for guests to enjoy a fun evening for a good cause.

More About The Foundation

 

Established in 2001.

 

 

Charter

To assist Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska in obtaining the resources needed to deliver programs and services that will result in low income and disadvantage families and individuals achieving self-sufficiency.

Provide individuals, organizations and corporations the opportunity to make gifts and bequests of lasting value.

To allow for the accumulation and disbursement of funds for capital expenditures, and improvements as identified by the Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Board of Directors.

 

 

Mission

The purpose of the Foundation is to develop and implement giving campaigns as required to assist Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska meet community needs.

 

 

Projects

The foundation has funded several projects since its inception in 2001, including:

 

2004

Raised funds for a matching grant of $180,000 from the Peter Kiewit Foundation.  The grant allowed for the expansion of the health center and early childhood programs.

 

2005

Established a permanent walkway for community members to showcase their partnerships and loyalty of Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska.

 

2006

Funded the establishment of professional signs for the main campus are in Gering.

 

2007

Provided funding for a blower fan for the Housing Department.  The fan is used in both the Weatherization and Housing Rehabilitation Programs.

 

 

Provided funding for the production of a public service announcment to raise awareness and increase enrollment in the Head Start Program

 

More Info on Giving

Q&A about Giving.

Why does CAPWN need private gifts/investments?

A.  CAPWN is funded through local, state and federal grants.  These grants provide basic funding.  Private support advances basic services to exceptional service to individuals, children and families.

 

 

Q.  What do private gifts accomplish at CAPWN?

A.  Local, state and federal funding allow CAPWN to provide basic services.  Private gifts allow CAPWN to reach more clients, increase our visibility throughout the service area, expand and enhance services, launch new programs, renovate and expand old buildings, and provide the financial means for new construction.

 

 

Q.  Who gives to CAPWN?

A.  Committed individuals, businesses and foundation in the community who recognize that helping people become self-sufficient benefits the entire community.

 

 

Q.  Do all gifts really make a difference?

A.  Absolutely!  All gifts are appreciated and benefit CAPWN.  Gifts of all amounts enhance available resources.

 

Types of GiftsThere are several ways to give a gift that the CAPWN Foundation can use towards the fight to end poverty in your community.  Please call Jewel Kent at (308) 635-3089, or e-mail jekent@capwn.org to discuss the following investment options.

 

 

Cash:  The simplest way to give.  Your gift is tax deductible.  You can make a donation right now on-line by clicking the Donate button below.

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Gifts of Securities:  Provides a charitable income tax deduction, avoids capital gains taxes and reduces potential estate taxes.

 

 

Tangible Personal Property:  A gift that allows you to deduct the fair market value of the gift, avoid all capital gains taxes and remove that asset from your taxable estate.

 

 

A gift as part of your will: A way to defer a gift until after your lifetime and leave a lasting legacy.

 

 

A gift as a bequest:  A way to defer a gift until after your lifetime and leave a lasting legacy.

 

 

Gifts of real estate:  A gift with triple tax benefits.

 

 

A gift of tangible personal property:   A gift that allows you to deduct the fair market value of the gift, avoid all capital gains taxes and remove that asset from your taxable estate.

 

 

Donor advised funds:  A gift of funds to be given in allocations, amounts and purposes specified by the donor.

 

Life Insurance: A gift of a hidden asset.

 

Working together we can help people and change lives.

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Toll-Free:  888.448.9665

Health Center: 308.632.2540

Fax: + 308.635.0264

 

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