Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
Awarded in 2016

ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

For a promotional project marking the 50th anniversary of the organization

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

General-operating support for civil legal services provided in Lincoln

Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$1,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

Toward the production of an updated “Vital Signs” report about Lincoln

Nebraska Bicycling Alliance

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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

Nebraskans for Civic Reform

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

Support for the legal director of voting rights position

Neighborhoods, Inc. (dba NeighborWorks Lincoln)

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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

OpenSky Policy Institute

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

For temporary staffing to research fiscal aspects of health-related topics

VolunteerLinc

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2016

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

Total $196,000