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Celebrate our 35th Anniversary on Give to Lincoln Day 2020

Leadership Lincoln has been creating and supporting a legacy of leaders who make a positive impact on Lincoln since 1985.

You can help to create a thriving Lincoln by supporting civic leadership. You can help to connect, engage, and serve the leaders of today and tomorrow.

Your support on Give to Lincoln Day makes a BIGGER impact because nonprofits also get a proportional share of a $500,000 challenge match fund provided by Lincoln Community Foundation and their sponsors! Give to Lincoln Day is on May 28, 2020.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we rely on the support of our community to build strong leaders for a stronger Lincoln. Your donation is tax-deductible.



Give to Lincoln Day is on May 28, 2020!

There are four ways to donate to Leadership Lincoln on Give to Lincoln Day:

  1. Donate Online RIGHT NOW:
  2. Mail your donation to the Lincoln Community Foundation (postmark by May 23, 2020). Make out your check to "Lincoln Community Foundation" with "Leadership Lincoln" in the memo line.
    • Lincoln Community Foundation
      215 Centennial Mall S Ste 100
      Lincoln, NE 68508
  3. Lead Sponsor, West Gate Bank, will accept Give to Lincoln Day donations via their drive thru windows May 1-May 28. Make out your check to "Lincoln Community Foundation" with "Leadership Lincoln" in the memo line.
  4. Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
    • Donors 70 ½ and older can use their IRA to donate. Gifts must be initiated by May 15 to ensure the funds arrive by May 28. You should complete this form and send it to the Lincoln Community Foundation online and then initiate the gift with your IRA administrator. More information about these gifts is available at https://www.givetolincoln.com/about. If you have specific questions about your IRA, you can contact Chip DeBuse, Vice President for Development, at chipd@lcf.org.

You can receive a tax benefit through the CARES Act if you invest in your community!

The CARES Act offers a new tax benefit. Here's what you need to know:

  • The CARES Act includes a new $300 tax deduction for 2020
  • You are eligible if you do not itemize your taxes
  • If you do itemize your taxes, you are eligible for a charitable deduction at 100% of your adjusted gross income