Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
Awarded in 2015

Center for Legal Immigration Assistance

Amount
$50,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To increase staffing at this organization that provides affordable legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Lincoln area

Center for Rural Affairs

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

In support of civic-engagement work among Latinos in Nebraska and development of town-hall forums in the Lincoln area

Common Cause Education Fund (Nebraska)

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant to support the general operations of this watchdog organization in Nebraska that works to keep government accountable to all citizens

Community CROPS

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To support strategic planning for this organization that works to help the community grow and enjoy healthy, local food

Community Development Resources (CDR)

Amount
$100,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Pass-through support for start-up costs to create a new low-income federal credit union in Lincoln

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Final payment of a three-year $50,000 grant for a new Access to Justice Self-Help Center in downtown Lincoln to be staffed by Legal Aid attorneys and open three afternoons a week

Nebraskans for Civic Reform

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

Final payment of a two-year $40,000 grant toward a new position focusing on protecting voting rights for all Nebraskans

OpenSky Policy Institute

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

For general-operating expenses of this organization working to expand economic opportunity for all Nebraskans by promoting public discussion and informed action through research, analysis and outreach

The Mediation Center

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2015

To boost this organization’s capacity to provide mediation between victims and juvenile offenders

Total $270,000