Grants

Category Civic and Community

2019 $836,500

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

Total: $836,500