Nebraska Community Foundation Welcomes Two to Growing Team
Nebraska Community Foundation (NebraskaHometown.org) has welcomed two new members to its staff – Denise Garey of McCook and Katie Kinsella of Lincoln. Garey and Kinsella are among six new employees the foundation has welcomed in the past two years, the majority of whom are occupying newly created positions, just one indicator of NCF’s dramatic growth in recent years.
Denise Garey will serve NCF as an affiliated fund development coordinator focused on southwest Nebraska, including her hometown of McCook. As affiliated fund development coordinator, she provides training, education and resources to local volunteers as they strengthen and enhance their community impact. Prior to the Foundation, she served as fund coordinator for McCook Community Foundation Fund, housing director at McCook Economic Development Corporation and director of community relations for Northeast Community College.
Katie Kinsella also joins the Nebraska Community Foundation team as executive assistant to the CEO. She provides support to the CEO, performing a variety of organizational, logistical and administrative duties. Prior to joining the NCF team, she worked as an executive assistant at Nebraska Heart Institute.
Nebraska Community Foundation empowers community leaders, builds nonprofit capacity, and links charitable giving to the creation of greater economic opportunity and prosperity. Headquartered in Lincoln, the Foundation serves communities, donors and organizations by providing financial management, strategic development, education and training to a statewide network of 1,500 volunteers serving 250 communities.
In the last five years, 39,142 contributions have been made to Nebraska Community Foundation and its affiliated funds. Since 1993, Nebraska Community Foundation has reinvested $291.6 million in Nebraska’s people and places. For information, visit NebraskaHometown.org.