The University of Nebraska Foundation is pleased to serve as the college’s gift and fund manager. All contributions go completely and directly to the area you designate. Funding is sought to meet student, faculty, program, and building priorities.
Following is a list of priority funds for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service. If you do not see the area you are interested in supporting, please visit the University of Nebraska Foundation website or contact Tessa Barney.
The CPACS Fund for Excellence helps meet the greatest needs of the college by providing crucial scholarship dollars to students in financial need, research awards to faculty, and travel support for students attending academic conferences, to name a few.
Established through the generosity of School of Public Administration alumni, this fund provides scholarships to help attract and retain the best and brightest students in the country.
The Public Administration Fund for Student and Faculty Support provides program assistance for research projects, student organizational support, guest lectures, and professional faculty development.
The Criminal Justice Department Fund provides assistance to students and faculty for extraordinary needs of the department, including research, educational travel, publications, alumni outreach, and general student support.
This fund provides scholarships, fellowships, and travel funds to graduate and undergraduate students studying criminal justice.
This scholarship is awarded to selected candidates who meet the criteria for being severely wounded in combat as defined by the U.S. Military. This scholarship is open to military service members or veterans and their spouses, enrolled either part-time or full-time in the BGS degree program.
Gifts to this fund help meet the greatest needs of the Division of Continuing studies by providing scholarship support, student research awards, and lectureships.
The Gerontology Development Fund provides support for Gerontology-specific program enhancements and professional faculty development.
This lectureship remembers the life and teaching career of Professor Chuck Powell. Gifts help the Department of Gerontology bring renowned experts and experienced professionals to UNO’s campus to enhance the education of students.
The Goodrich Summer Scholarship Program offers scholarships for summer school when state support is unavailable.
The Goodrich Textbook Scholarship Fund will assist in purchasing books for students enrolled in the Goodrich Scholarship Program.
The School of Social Work Fund provides assistance to students including scholarships, course-related travel, and research awards.
A gift to the Aviation Institute Fund for Excellence helps meet the greatest needs of the program. Gifts may provide crucial student scholarships, help upgrade instructional equipment, or bring guest lecturers to campus, to name a few.
A gift to this fund supports the University of Nebraska at Omaha National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) team.