November 9, 2017

Take a peek at how the Columbus Area Future Fund is collaborating with the Nebraska Community Foundation and other affiliated funds across the state to build strong, vibrant communities for years to come.

August 31, 2017

CAFF priorities met: Engaging Youth and Young People

Columbus Area Future Fund has awarded a $30,000 matching grant to Scotus Central Catholic for the development of a STEAM Lab (science technology engineering arts math). Scotus’ fundraising for the project includes a d...

July 31, 2017

CAFF priorities met: Engaging Youth and Young People

Platte County faces alarming statistics when it comes to suicide rates; 43% of suicides in  Northeast Nebraska take place in Platte County. The Northeast Nebraska Suicide Prevention Coalition, a 501c(3) organization,...

July 29, 2017

CAFF priorities met: Engaging Youth and Young People

The Columbus Public School Foundation has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Columbus Area Future Fund for a STEM on the Go program.

Funds will be used to create a mobile learning lab to engage and educate area scho...

June 22, 2017

Click here for a look at the Columbus Housing Study. CAFF is proud to have provided a portion of funding for this insightful information!

June 22, 2017

CAFF Priorities met: Expanding Community Philanthropy; Engaging Youth and Young People

Oasis Counseling International received a $1,500 grant from the Columbus Area Future Fund for their Befriend Mentoring Program. Befriend is a family-to-family mentoring program curren...

May 1, 2017

The Columbus Area Community Foundation Fund has been renamed Columbus Area Future Fund (CAFF).

The name change will better reflect the fund’s role in the community - to provide funding for projects and programs that have a community-wide reach in the Columbus area for g...

April 11, 2017

Local youth are putting their philanthropic skills to use by completing projects that will impact the community. Winners were selected by the Columbus Area Philanthropy Council as recipients of this year’s Youth Contest. The students are matched with a local mentor non...

April 11, 2017

The Columbus Area Community Foundation Fund and the Nebraska Community Foundation hosted a facilitator training workshop for area non-profits and community groups on

March 23 -24 at Central Community College.

Participants learned valuable methods for leading group discus...

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The Columbus Area Future Fund (formerly Columbus Area Community Foundation Fund) is an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation and strives to build a community endowment to promote local leadership development, entrepreneurship, youth engagement and community philanthropy.  Your gift will be used to advance those efforts and ensure dollars are available locally for use in determining our region’s future.

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Contact CAFF:

402-606-6783
director@columbusareafuturefund.org

P.O. Box 1734
Columbus, NE 68602

The Columbus Area Future Fund is an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation, a registered 501(c)3 charitable non-profit corporation. 

The Columbus Area Future Fund is a founding member of the Columbus Area Philanthropy Council.

© 2017 Columbus Area Future Fund

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