The Lexington Community Foundation exists to encourage and strengthen philanthropy in order to provide a permanent source of funding for opportunities to improve the quality of life, strengthen the sense of community, benefit future generations in Lexington, Nebraska.

Lexington Community Foundation

Taking small steps to achieve BIG change!

For the past six years the greater Lexington area has been more than supportive and dedicated to making each giving day a BIG success. Because of you lives have been changed, our community is growing stronger, and the causes you have supported continue to thrive. We invite you to join us, once again, for the opportunity to take the annual Give BIG Lexington event to a new level!

Give BIG Lexington ‘17 is Thursday, November 16, 2017. This one-day, online event will showcase the local causes that make our community and the surrounding area a more vital place to live. We encourage you to give to the causes that mean the most to you and your family.

  • Donations can be made online on Thursday, November 16, beginning at 12 a.m. and ending at 11:59 p.m. Visit: to choose which causes you want to support.
  • Donations can be scheduled online beginning September 15, 2017. Visit the GBL web site to choose which causes you want to support. Check-out and your contributions will be collected and added to the totals on 11/16/17.
  • Donations can be made in person. Donors can come to the Foundation office at 607 N. Washington St. between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. on 11/16/17.
  • Donations can be mailed in. Complete the donation form and return it to the Foundation office. Donations received after or postmarked after 11/16/17 will not be eligible for match incentives.
  • Donations in any amount over $5 can be given to the GBL participating causes.
  • A pool of $50,000 in funds is set aside for partial match incentives.
  • We will again draw Golden Tickets! During the day, online donors will be selected at random and additional bonus grants will be added to the online donations that donor made to their participating cause. Four $250 Golden Tickets & ten $100 Golden Tickets will be given away.

The Foundation recognizes the important role that everyone plays in the success of our giving days. Thanks is given to the donors, volunteers, event sponsors, media sponsors and the local organizations that promote GBL on their marquee. We could’t do it without everyone working together!

Foundation 2017 Event Sponsorship

The LEXINGTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION Board appreciates your support of the Foundation and its activities throughout the years. We recognize that our success in being able to raise money through our annual events is directly related to the support you provide us.

We invited you to partner with us for the remainder of 2017. Your sponsorship will help dozens of projects, both large and small, and thousands of people will benefit. The Foundation firmly believes that communities should feel great about being generous together. Lexington accomplishes that!

We thank you for the many ways you continue to support the Foundation. 

2017 Foundation Premier Event Sponsors: