The Frank House

Make a Gift

Your gift to the Frank House will help preserve, interpret, and share the historic home on the campus!

  • "GIVE NOW!" through the University of Nebraska Foundation website.
  • Donations are accepted and welcome during your visit to the Frank House. A donation jar is available at the front door for your convenience.
  • Or, mail your contributions to: Frank House, 2010 University Drive, University of Nebraska-Kearney, Kearney, NE , 68849

Frank House Wish List
Here are just a few wishes your gifts could grant:

  • $10 gifts: stain for the veranda furniture, copy paper, or Frank House stationary
  • $25 gifts: kitchen supplies for public events (dish washing soap, coffee filters, paper goods)
  • $50 gifts: event flyers
  • $100 gifts: postage for one group mailing
  • $250 gifts: an ad for the Frank House in an area magazine, donation box that matches the decor of the house
  • $500 gifts: wooden west storm door, repair and installation of a period light fixture, repair of dining sideboard
  • $1000 gifts: 8x11' room sized area rug, Frank House brochures for a year, UV covering for 1890's hand stenciled wall samples, custom upholstered cushions for the dining room window seat and vestibule seat
  • $2500 gifts: 12'x18' or larger room sized area rug, a summer intern working 20 hours per week, security system upgrade
  • $5000 gifts: canvas curtaining for the veranda to extend use, a professional video about the Frank House, climate controlled viewing area for textiles such as the wedding dress of Ella Frank, an intern archivist/collection manager during school year
  • $10,000 gifts:repair holes in 1st floor oak floor and refinish
  • $50,000 gifts: elevator construction plans
  • $60,000 gifts: tuck pointing for three sides of the house
  • $100,000 gifts: foundation structural support or complete repair of faulty windows
  • $150,000 gifts: upgrade electrical to support elevator
  • $300,000 gifts: upgrade all utility support (electric, boiler, plumbing and environmental control
  • $500,000 gifts: elevator (makes 3 levels accessible), or refurbish 2nd and 3rd floor
  • $1,000,000 gifts: an endowment to make the Frank House sustainable for the future

For additional information please contact:

  • Anne McConkey, University of Nebraska Foundation, Kearney Office, 402-698-5270 or 800-432-3216
  • Email frankhouse@unk.edu or call 308-865-8284