NCF Heartland

A like-minded ministry you can trust

Every day, we help givers just like you send more to the causes they love. Together, we've mobilized over $16 billion for 71,000 charities at work here in our community and around the world.


We’re so glad you connected with us today. Along with our other offices from coast to coast, we offer creative solutions and tax-smart strategies to help you give more efficiently, to wisely steward all that God has entrusted to you, and to make the biggest possible impact in the areas of your greatest passion. Every day, we see hearts and lives changed through the joy of generosity.

How will generosity change you?

Latest news and updates

Learn how we're serving the NCF family of givers, advisors, charities, and churches here in our local community.

5 ways business owners can become more generous every day

A note from Connie: Stewarding your story

From generational farming to generational generosity

Why choose NCF to manage your Giving Fund

On a weekend Journey of Generosity, God can change everything

Using wisdom from God’s Word to direct year-end giving

Tips to transfer businesses and join the Greatest Stewardship Opportunity

Reflections: A Personal Journey of Generosity with Beth McLain

When Life Gets in the Way of Giving, Get a Strategy

A note from Connie: 3 things cancer has taught me about generosity

Three creative ways to leverage your business for generosity

Organizing your life for generosity and obedience

By faith: Two words that should lead our generous giving

Three ways to find freedom through generosity

Oh, the places you’ll go! Advice to my younger, graduating self.

Motherhood: an example of ultimate generosity

Two amazing models of generosity found in the Resurrection story

A Legacy of Values, an Inheritance Worth Giving

Your Giving Strategy: A game plan for true abundance

Wise wealth: A biblical model

How gratitude fuels generosity

How generosity can bring unity and purpose to your family

Reflections: A Personal Journey of Generosity with Matt Farmer

A note from Connie: God’s invitation to sit

Plan to Give: Advisor Webinar Series

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Unleashing the Power of Impact Investing

Mike and Larinda Rogers: A vision for impact, and a call to wait

Empowering the Homeless with Hope in the Streets

Meet Connie Hougland: Generous giving starts with humble receiving

Retired MLB first baseman takes up human-trafficking crusade, starts E3 Foundation

Plan to Give: Live Webinar Series

Lessons in Investing a Life

A road map for selling a closely held business: Part 1

Award-winning technologist inspires marginalized girls to learn coding

God owns it all

God is generous

God’s children reflect his nature

On earth, we are stewards

Giving is worship

It is God who enables us to give

Mistake or miracle: The typo that led Kim King to a life of adventure

2 million dollars, 1 billion souls

Responding to Community Needs Caused by COVID-19

3 ways you’ve never heard generosity explained before

The supporting organization: A flexible vehicle for investing charitable dollars

5 insurance strategies to maximize your generosity

8 practical ways to love God more than money

Are your charity dollars going to the right people in the right place at the right time?

In fight against human trafficking, FIs turn to AI

Our leadership

With offices here and across the country, our local NCF team is comprised of some of the brightest, most passionate experts in charitable giving. But even better, we share your biblical view of generosity that inspires our work every day.

Connie H
Connie Hougland
Vice President of Ministry Services Read Bio
Matt Farmer
President Read Bio
Paul Forbes
Paul Forbes
Vice President – National Relationship Manager Read Bio
Val H
Val Hetrick
Director of Strategic Initiatives for Ministry Services Read Bio
Beth McLain
Director of Giver Services Read Bio
Glenda Waldschmidt
Vice President - National Relationship Manager Read Bio
Jami Hood
Administrative Coordinator Read Bio
Sean Lelchuk
Asset Manager Read Bio
Robin Wilsey
Due Diligence Administrator Read Bio
Lamour Evans
Gift Coordinator Read Bio
Caroline Meadows
Complex Gifts Solutions Specialist Read Bio
Michele Shively
Director of Complex Gifts Solutions Read Bio
Daniel Hicks, J.D.
Gift Planning Attorney Read Bio

Creative solutions to help your giving go further

From the simplicity of the Giving Fund to the multiplying power of non-cash giving, our creative solutions help givers experience less paperwork, fewer taxes, more joy, more impact for their favorite causes, and ultimately ... more glory to God.

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