Where St. Thomas Aquinas Church - Newman Center
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Diocese of Lincoln
Pastor Father Robert Matya
Director of Development Jude Werner
Began June, 2006
Primary Objectives
  • Establish a professional fund development program
  • Database selection and implementation
  • Annual fund and marketing program
  • Major gift solicitation program
  • ‘A Great Program to Have’ Capital campaign
  • Comprehensive expansion business plan
  • Land acquisition
  • Tax Increment Financing – Urban Redevelopment Plan
  • Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity construction
  • Newman Center – St. Thomas Aquinas Church construction
  • Alley Renovation Project
  • Pi Alpha Chi Sorority future construction
  • Planned giving program

‘A Great Problem to Have’ Capital Campaign

Feasibility Study $7 to $9 million
Campaign Goal $25 million
Current Total $20.56 million
% of Feasibility to Date 291%
% of Goal to Date 82%
Total Funds Raised to Date $26.4 million (includes capital campaign)