Invest in Scouting
Show your support by donating to the Mid-America Council, Boy Scouts of America. Your contribution can help the Council provide valuable programs which benefit each and every Scout.
Thank you for your interest in how the Boy Scouts of America, Mid-America Council funds its many programs, camps and leader training. There are four ways our youth programs are funded:
- Annual Giving - Our "Investment in Character" Campaign
- Endowment - Includes wills, estate planning, the James E. West fund
- Capital Gifts - Support our camps and Scout Service Center
- Gift-In-Kind - Donation of items or services
Investment in Character Campaign
Boy Scouts of America is building the leaders of tomorrow. And it wouldn't be possible without the generous support of donors like you. Investment in Character donations make it possible for the Mid-America Council to provide youth with both what they get in and out of the Boy Scout program. So please... please become an Investor in Character. Donate today and start building the leaders of tomorrow, today.
| 2016 Investment in Character Recognition Items
Golden Eagle Club
The Mid-America Council Golden Eagle Club recognizes generous supporters of Scouting. The “club” is open to anyone who makes a gift of $1,000 or more to the annual Investment in Character Campaign. Generous contributions will be recognized with a one-of-a-kind Golden Eagle Club recognition gift. This year’s gift is a print commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Camp Cedars. Click here to download the donation form.
NEW Investment in Character Unit Incentive for 2016.
If the unit reaches their goal and pledges are paid by June 30th then the unit will get 10% put into their UPPA account. (funds will be in your UPPA by July 31) For more information please click here.
Matching Gift Donation
Does your employer have a matching gift benefit? To learn more about how you and your employer can donate to Boy Scouts, click on Matching Gift
Support Scouting By Donating Items
"Gifts-In-Kind" is great a win-win situation for you and the Scouting movement. Mid-America has a vast list of items that are needed for normal operation of the Scouting program. Items collected will allow us to continue to provide our quality values based program to over 20,800 youth in our community.
Our goal is to secure gifts of product: food for camp, office supplies, medical supplies, paper products, cups, etc. and in-kind services: printing, lawn mowing, carpet cleaning, window cleaning, etc.
Donate new or gently used items by contacting the Durham Scout Center at 402.431.9BSA (402.431.9272).
Donate a Vehicle. Support Scouting.
Vehicles donated to One Car One DifferenceTM help the Boy
Scouts of America. We auction your unwanted vehicles and
the proceeds support Scouting. Our Scouts appreciate your
support. Go to OneCarHelpsScouts.com, call 855-BSA-1CAR
(855-272-1227), or scan this code
with your smartphone to learn more!
Download a free QR reader for
your smartphone at scan.mobi.
Donate Scout Uniforms
If you have an outgrown Scout uniform in good condition, please give it to a Scout who needs one. Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Venturing shirts and pants are needed. Please bring your gently used uniforms to the Durham Scout Center, 12401 W. Maple Rd., Omaha, Nebraska.
The Council receives financial support from various United Ways. Area United Way offices collaborate with community organizations, partner with businesses, team with service delivery organizations and join forces with dedicated leaders and volunteers. Together, the Boy Scouts and the United Way help solve community needs that affect families and children, assuring a community-wide services infrastructure.