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Bellevue Future Foundation 501 (c) 3
The Bellevue Future Foundation is actively involved in the recruitment, retention and development of the greater Bellevue community and Sarpy County.
Our foundations purpose is to enhance the economic and business conditions of eastern Sarpy County and Bellevue, Nebraska; and to promote Eastern Sarpy County and Bellevue, Nebraska as an area for business and industry to establish, grow and prosper.
B.F.F. has been in the forefront of several initiatives with the following examples:
- Bellevue Event Center and Hotel – We initiated and paid for the feasibility and return on investment studies along with the recruitment of a developer and hotel operator.
- LB 840 – Developed ballot language and project parameters along with funding the marketing campaign to promote the ballot initiative that would provide the city of Bellevue the ability to fund economic development projects.
- Marketing material development to promote Bellevue for new business – Utilizing this material at trade shows and prospect calls with developers.
- Programs - Olde Towne Christmas, Holiday Cheer, Avenue of Flags, Offutt Picnic, and Riverfest are just a few of the programs B.F.F. supports.
- Tourism - work closely with Bellevue University to attract and maintain sporting events in Bellevue with the VB Labor day Tournament as an example. We attract close to 30 teams in from the entire country and coordinate hotels, restaurants and entertainment for teams. In addition, we support the spaghetti feed for all players at the start of the tournament.