Mission: To leverage collective business leadership to build a more prosperous heartland.
Programs: The knights of ak-sar-ben foundation organizes the annual river city rodeo that celebrates the heritage of the area. This program includes a rodeo which is sanctioned by the professional rodeo cowboys association.
the knights of ak-sar-ben foundation organizes an annual stock show, which is the largest 4-h youth stock show in the nation. This event is an opportunity for youth from ten states to showcase livestock competitively. Certain winning classes are awarded premiums.
the knights of ak-sar-ben foundation organizes an annual coronation and scholarship ball to recognize the contributions of families in the heartland and celebrate the long history of the organizations' contributions to the area and to provide scholarships to students within nebraska and western iowa.
the knights of ak-sar-ben friends program activities are for the purpose of the betterment of the communities in nebraska and western iowa.