Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Total $602,000