Help support the future of the community by giving to CACFF during the Columbus Big Give!

May 14, 2015


On May 20-21, residents and supporters of the Columbus area can show their support for their favorite non-profit organizations during the second-annual Columbus Big Give: a 24-hour period of giving.


During the Columbus Big Give, every donation we get will help us earn matching funds. All funds we raise during the Columbus Big Give will be put into our unrestricted endowment, providing perpetual grantmaking for emerging needs and opportunities in the Columbus area.


To help support our efforts, please review the information below about the Columbus Big Give and consider making a special gift during the Columbus Big Give. Thank you in advance for your consideration.


What is the Columbus Big Give? 

The Columbus Big Give is a 24-hour time of giving where Columbus area supporters are invited to give back to their favorite local charities and help them earn valuable matching funds. 


When is the Columbus Big Give? 

Columbus Big Give will kick off at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20th and conclude at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21st. Volunteers are planning a kickoff “Tip Night” at Pizza Ranch on Wed. May 20th and a wrap up party on Thursday May 21st at Henry’s on 11th. 


How do I make a donation? 

Donations to participating organizations can be made online at or in-person at Hy-Vee. Donations must be made during the giving period (7:00 p.m. May 20-7:00 p.m. May 21) to qualify for matching funds. 


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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:


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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