The Council of Independent Nebraska Colleges Foundation (CINCF, office has moved and is now located on the Bellevue University campus. CINCF’s new address is 1036 Bruin Boulevard, STE 110, Bellevue.

On August 29, the CINC Foundation – founded in 1953 as the Nebraska Independent College Foundation – will be celebrating its 70th anniversary of raising scholarship dollars for students attending Nebraska’s private colleges and universities with an event to be held at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel. This will be an informal reception with a brief program to include a special presentation and remarks by Governor Jim Pillen.

CINCF’s 13 member schools include Bellevue University, Bryan College of Health Sciences, Clarkson College, College of Saint Mary, Concordia University, Creighton University, Doane University, Hastings College, Midland University, Nebraska Methodist College, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Union College and York University.

The Council of Independent Nebraska Colleges Foundation represents Nebraska’s leading independent colleges and universities. It’s their responsibility to help raise funds and awareness so everyone understands the economic and personal impact these institutions have on our state and our students. CINCF is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to making excellent higher education opportunities accessible to students from diverse backgrounds and communities. For more information about CINCF, please visit