Grants

Grants in Support of Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in 2017

ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For criminal-justice reform and re-entry programming

Asian Community & Cultural Center

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for general operations of this cultural center supporting Lincoln’s Asian community

Bay Lincoln (The Bay)

Amount
$34,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this youth organization providing outreach and more

Bridges to Hope

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Capacity-building support for this organization serving those recently released from incarceration

Camp Summergold, Inc.

Amount
$7,500
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For support of leadership and capacity of this summer camp program for girls

CASA for Lancaster County

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $22,500 grant to support a new development director position

Cedars Youth Services

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

First payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support its Early Childhood Prevention Program

Center for People in Need, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $30,000 grant to increase fiscal staffing

Center for Rural Affairs

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this organization advocating for rural communities

City of Lincoln, Lincoln Police Department

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

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

Common Cause Nebraska Education Fund

Amount
$12,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For publication of “Know Your Rights” education on Nebraska’s Sunshine Laws

Disability Rights Nebraska

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

First payment of a three-year $100,000 grant to support the Inclusive Education Lay Advocacy project in Lincoln

Flatwater Shakespeare Company

Amount
$12,500
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $25,000 grant to support operational expenses of this performing-arts organization

Girl Scouts – Spirit of Nebraska

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For outreach programs serving refugee girls in Lincoln schools and community centers

Good Neighbor Community Center, Inc.

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

First payment of a two-year $80,0000 grant to support MENA Hope programming for families from the Middle East and North Africa

Guidance to Success Youth Club

Amount
$9,500
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this organization serving at-risk youth

Hear Nebraska, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this organization supporting live music and culture in Lincoln and across Nebraska

Heartland Big Brothers-Big Sisters (PRI)

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

A program-related investment to support this youth mentorship organization

Karen Society of Nebraska, Inc.

Amount
$3,500
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $8,500 grant for an office coordinator position for this organization supporting Karen refugees in Lincoln

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $30,000 grant to support a new communications specialist position

Lincoln Children’s Museum

Amount
$1,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $2,000 grant for staffing of clubs at Lincoln elementary schools’ Community Learning Centers

Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Inc.

Amount
$7,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For audience development through education and nontraditional programming

Lincoln Literacy Council (dba Lincoln Literacy)

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $60,000 grant to support general operations of this organization that teaches English language and literacy skills

Lincoln Medical Education Partnership

Amount
$7,250
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

In support of School Community Intervention and Prevention capacity needs

Lincoln Public Schools (Community LINKS program)

Amount
$94,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Third payment of a three-year $220,000 grant in support of Community LINKS, a collaboration of student services provided by community organizations, teachers and staff members to help Lincoln High School freshmen and sophomores at risk of dropping out

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $45,000 grant for mental-health therapist positions for children at the new Health 360 Integrated Care Clinic in Lincoln

Lux Center for the Arts

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For the 2018 Lux Artists in Residence program

Malone Community Center

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this cultural center serving Lincoln’s African-American community

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, Inc.

Amount
$27,500
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $55,000 grant to support a new director of business & finance position

Nebraska Bicycling Alliance

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $20,000 grant for leadership support to cultivate a more bicycle-friendly state

Nebraska Brass, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

In support of its 30th anniversary season and programming

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a three-year $90,000 grant for this advocacy organization

Nebraska Writers Collective

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For “Louder Than A Bomb” performance poetry program in Lincoln schools

Nebraskans for Civic Reform (now Civic Nebraska)

Amount
$375,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

First payment of a three-year $1.175 million grant to support the Collective Impact Lincoln project

Neighborhoods, Inc. (dba NeighborWorks Lincoln)

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $60,000 grant to support staffing for community-building and neighborhood project development

Nonprofit Hub Foundation

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Miscellaneous, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Support for the development of a Resource Center serving Lincoln nonprofits

Outlinc, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating funds for this organization supporting Lincoln’s LGBTQ+ community

Released and Restored, Inc.

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

For life skills and re-entry programs for the formerly incarcerated

St. Monica’s Home

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this organization helping women with behavioral health and/or substance abuse issues

The Bridge Behavioral Health, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Second payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support staffing to increase outpatient programming

UNL Department of Psychology

Amount
$16,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Third payment of a three-year $65,000 grant in support of Project SAFE, a clinical research and treatment program for sexually abused children and their families working with the Lincoln Lancaster County Child Advocacy Center

UNL Lied Center for Performing Arts

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

Educational programming with “Seedfolks” play presentation

UNL Nebraska Repertory Theatre

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this professional regional theater

Vision Maker Media

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

First payment of a two-year $30,000 grant to support Vision Maker Media Film Festivals

Voices of Hope of Lincoln, Inc. (PRI)

Amount
$100,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

A program-related investment to support this organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

VolunteerLinc

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support to promote voluntarism through Lincoln’s nonprofit agencies

Willard Community Center Corp.

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support during the community center’s renovation

Youth Actors Academy of Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Arts and Culture, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support for this youth educational theater

YWCA of Lincoln

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Human Services, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2017

General-operating support to assist this organization working to eliminate racism and empower women

Total $1,726,800