Community Services Fund

Who is Community SErvices FUnd of Nebraska?

  • Community Services Fund is a coalition of 57 diverse non-profit organizations, some of whom provide services statewide. Member organizations offer education, advocacy and direct services that promote innovative solutions and enhance the quality of life for all Nebraskans.
  • Community Services Fund raises money through workplace campaigns primarily payroll deduction. Member organizations are largely supported by individual donor contributions. Community Services Fund gives them the opportunity to access funds from donors who give at work.
  • Community Services Fund is always looking to partner with workplaces across Nebraska to offer our member agencies as a payroll giving choice!

Non-Profit News

Current information on philanthropy from the Non-Profit Quarterly

    19 December 2014, 2:16 pm
    Another Name Change Comes Amid Red Cross Chapter Restructuring

    Red crossCould the ongoing investigation into the Red Cross have contributed to the new statewide restructuring efforts in PA?

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    19 December 2014, 2:06 pm
    Cascading Problems Flow from This Nonprofit’s Failure to Pay Payroll Taxes

    Storm of problemsMultiple problems are enveloping this AIDS services organization—stemming from its failure to pay payroll taxes. 

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    19 December 2014, 1:58 pm
    Surprise! 19.5 Million Surprise Loss Rocks an Important NYC Social Service Agency

    Financial lossFEGS Health & Human Services scrambling to explain and correct conditions that led to large deficit. 

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    17 December 2014, 2:29 pm
    Á la Carte or Prix Fixe in Your Hosted Tech Services?

    nonprofit databaseMore choice in discrete technical support services may better meet your specific needs, but additions come at a price. On the other hand, getting everything in one package is convenient, but “no substitutions, please” is the rule.

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    12 December 2014, 2:29 pm
    Political Ties and Lack of Oversight Enabled This Nonprofit’s Mismanagement

    MismanagementCommunity Action of Minneapolis has misspent millions in government funds over the years but is only now being cut off from government contracts.

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    9 December 2014, 2:28 pm
    Fundraising Performance vs. Fundraiser Performance—Part 3

    MeasurementIn this final installment of a three-part series, Simone Joyaux explains her standards for measuring and appraising fundraisers.

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    9 December 2014, 2:09 pm
    Orchestra Makes Excellent Use of “Friends” Group to Extend Capacity

    NewsLovelace Orchestra in Colorado relies heavily on an outside group of supporters for staff functions.

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    5 December 2014, 2:15 pm
    Fun with Overhead: The Red Cross and its Claims to Efficiency

    Red CrossAn investigation by NPR and ProPublica finds that the American Red Cross has been overselling the proportion of its donations devoted to services.

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Community Services Fund
3800 VerMaas Place
Suite 200
Lincoln, NE 68502
phone: 402.475.7759
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