2019$1,529,200

Bridges to Hope

Amount
$16,600
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Support of a staff position for this organization providing household goods, clothing and more to those re-entering society after incarceration

Bright Lights

Amount
$5,100
Category
Education
Year
2019

To support a strategic plan for this organization that provides summer academic and enrichment courses for elementary- and middle-school students

CASA for Lancaster County

Amount
$15,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

General-operating support for this organization that provides volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children going through the court system

Cause Collective

Amount
$10,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Two grants of $5,000 to support work with nonprofit executives on succession planning

Center for Legal Immigration Assistance

Amount
$40,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

Second payment of a three-year $120,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services through Lincoln cultural centers to undocumented individuals

Center for People in Need, Inc.

Amount
$6,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

General-operating support of this organization providing services and programs to low-income people that address their basic needs

Center for Rural Affairs

Amount
$20,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

General-operating support for advocacy work in Lancaster County to benefit low- and moderate-income Nebraskans

CenterPointe, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Continued support for Artists on the Edge and Writers’ Wordshop, creative opportunities for adults with mental-health issues or in recovery

City of Lincoln, Lincoln Police Department

Amount
$25,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Third and final payment of a three-year $75,000 grant to support staffing for Human Trafficking prevention and deterrence projects

Disability Rights Nebraska

Amount
$40,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Second payment of a three-year $100,000 grant for the Inclusive Education Lay Advocacy Program to advocate for and encourage inclusive education for students with special-education needs

El Centro de las Americas

Amount
$14,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Second and final payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for family support services by this cultural center serving Lincoln’s Hispanic/Latino population

Families Inspiring Families

Amount
$10,000
Category
Arts and Culture
Year
2019

For support of a theatrical production in spring 2020 to share the stories of people who have experienced trauma, court involvement and/or family violence

Flatwater Shakespeare Company

Amount
$15,000
Category
Arts and Culture
Year
2019

Continued general-operating support for this performing-arts organization

Food Bank of Lincoln, Inc. (school markets)

Amount
$20,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Second and final payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for markets providing food and fresh produce at Lincoln middle and high schools

Girls Code Lincoln

Amount
$5,000
Category
Education
Year
2019

For operational and planning expenses for this organization providing computer coding classes and workshops

Girls Incorporated of Omaha

Amount
$15,000
Category
Education
Year
2019

For support of the Eureka program providing a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum for Lincoln girls in grades 8-12 with community partners

HopeSpoke

Amount
$35,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Continued support of the organization’s ability to hire and retain quality staff

Inclusive Communities

Amount
$8,500
Category
Education
Year
2019

In support of Lincoln high-school students and staff participating in IncluCity Leadership Camp, to help students appreciate differences and reduce acts of violence

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant in support of the organization’s Advocates cohort, which develops strong leaders with a focus on advocating for underrepresented voices

Legal Aid of Nebraska (UPLIFT project)

Amount
$160,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

Second payment of a three-year $480,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services to clients through Lincoln cultural centers

Lincoln Arts Council

Amount
$25,000
Category
Arts and Culture
Year
2019

Second payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support coordination of arts programming at Lincoln schools and other outreach

Lincoln Housing Charities

Amount
$5,000
Category
Education
Year
2019

Support of Expanding Horizons, a free summer enrichment program for children in Lincoln’s Air Park neighborhood

Lincoln Lancaster County Habitat for Humanity

Amount
$20,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant for a Homeownership Coordinator position to work with this organization that builds and rehabilitates housing for low-income Lincoln families

Lincoln Medical Education Partnership

Amount
$15,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

For the School Community Intervention and Prevention program, which supports students’ mental, behavioral and emotional health

Lincoln Public Schools (TCA Summer Academy)

Amount
$30,000
Category
Education
Year
2019

First payment of a three-year $75,000 grant to support a summer career-focused program for incoming ninth-graders at The Career Academy

Madonna Foundation

Amount
$27,500
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Support of renovations and conversion of the Thomas C. Woods III House

Mourning Hope

Amount
$50,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Second and final payment of two-year $100,000 general-operating grant for this organization that serves grieving children and families

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Education
Year
2019

For the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) youth education and employment initiative in collaboration with the HUB Central Access Point for Young Adults

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

Amount
$30,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

First payment of a three-year $90,000 grant for this advocacy organization working to build an electorate representative of all Nebraskans

Nebraska Cultural Endowment

Amount
$6,000
Category
Arts and Culture
Year
2019

Support of this endowment that matches funds pledged from the State of Nebraska to support arts and humanities programming across the state

OpenSky Policy Institute

Amount
$10,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

In support of a journalism project for this organization that promotes public discussion and conducts research on fiscal policy

Released and Restored, Inc.

Amount
$55,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

A two-year grant to support empowerment programming provided to women from Community Corrections Center – Lincoln

Stand for Schools

Amount
$15,000
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

General-operating support for this organization advancing public education in Nebraska

The Mediation Center

Amount
$9,500
Category
Civic and Community
Year
2019

For work with a peer-to-peer restorative justice project at two Lincoln high schools

The Set Me Free Project

Amount
$20,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

Continued support of prevention education on the dangers of human trafficking and social media safety for Lincoln elementary, middle and high school students

Vision Maker Media

Amount
$10,000
Category
Arts and Culture
Year
2019

Second payment of a two-year $30,000 grant for staffing support of the Vision Maker Film Festivals in 2018 and 2020, which showcase stories of Native People

Willard Community Center Corp.

Amount
$13,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

To support staffing and expenses for youth and summer programming at this west Lincoln community center

ynpnLNK

Amount
$5,000
Category
Other
Year
2019

Support of start-up expenses for this Lincoln chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network

YWCA of Lincoln

Amount
$20,000
Category
Human Services
Year
2019

General-operating support and support of social-justice initiatives for this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

Total: $1,529,200