Give Where You Live is a 24-hour fundraising event created to rally community support for local charitable causes.  This fun one-day fundraiser is being powered by the Kearney Area Community Foundation (KACF) and will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2018, from midnight to midnight.

Community members are asked to make donations and show support for the local nonprofit organizations that positively impact their lives every day.  Prizes, match monies and other incentives during the Give Where You Live campaign make this a strategic way and time to give back to your community.


This year there will be $115,000.00 given to participating nonprofits through the Challenge Match Pool and various prizes!!

Challenge Match Pool: Take advantage of the matching funds available. Donations, up to $25,000 from donors (not nonprofits), are considered eligible gifts that qualify organizations to receive a proportional share of the $100,000 match pool.

Golden Tickets: Donors will be chosen at random each hour from the donations made during Give Where You Live to have an additional $200 Golden Ticket given to the organization that received their donation. Winners drawn from 1:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. will be posted after the office opens at 8:00 a.m. CST

Power Hours: "Power Hours" are when three additional Golden Tickets are awarded for randomly selected online gifts made between 8:00-9:00 a.m. and 8:00-9:00 p.m.

20/20 Contest: Ten nonprofits that have had 20 donors donate $20 will be randomly drawn to win a $220 prize. $2200 in 20/20 Contest prizes!

50/50 Contest: The first nonprofit to get 50 unique donors to give $50 will receive a $1,050.50 prize!!

Giving Destination Contest: $700.00 in prize money will be given out by unidentified "secret donors" attending nonprofits' giving destination events on Give Where You Live day. This prize pool will be split evenly between the winners!

Biggest Percentage Increase Contest: $749.50 prize for the nonprofit with the biggest percentage increase (only nonprofits that participated last year in Give Where You Live are eligible.)

Fabulous Freshman Contest - New this year! $500 prize for the nonprofit that raises the most money this year as a first time participant in Give Where You Live!

Personal Campaign Contests - New this year! Six $500 prizes will be awarded for personal campaigns at the end of the event!  Top three with the most unique online donors and the top three that raise the most money will win prizes!

Underdog Recognition - New this year! At the designated hours of 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., we will draw from the 20 nonprofits on the bottom of the leaderboard. The winners will each receive $250 and extra social media promotion.


Early online giving starts November 1, 2018. Donations scheduled for the Give Where You Live campaign between November 1 - December 6 will be charged on the donor's credit card on December 6, the day of the Give Where You Live giving day.

  Any additional questions, email [email protected] or call (308) 237-3114.