Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
Awarded in 2018

ACLU Nebraska Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

Continued general-operating and staffing support for work focused on Nebraska’s prison system and prisoners’ and ex-felons’ civil rights and liberties

Center for Legal Immigration Assistance (UPLIFT project)

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

First payment of a three-year $120,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services through 4 Lincoln cultural centers to undocumented individuals

Community CROPS

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

Support of the Yazidi Farmer Outreach Program

Legal Aid of Nebraska

Amount
$160,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

First payment of a three-year $480,000 grant for UPLIFT, to provide legal services to clients through 4 Lincoln cultural centers

Lincoln Community Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

Support of Lincoln Vital Signs report 2019

Nebraska Civic Engagement Table

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

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

South of Downtown Community Development Organization

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

Second payment of a three-year $90,000 grant to support staffing for this organization developing Lincoln’s Near South and Everett neighborhoods

Stand for Schools

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

General-operating support for this organization advancing public education in Nebraska

VolunteerLinc

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2018

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

Total $822,500