Grants

Grants in Support of Civic and Community
Awarded in 2019

Center for Legal Immigration Assistance

Amount
$40,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
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
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

General-operating support for advocacy work in Lancaster County to benefit low- and moderate-income Nebraskans

Civic Nebraska (Civic Health program manager)

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Second and final payment of a two-year $50,000 grant to support staffing and expansion of civic health programming

Civic Nebraska (Collective Impact Lincoln)

Amount
$400,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Third and final payment of a three-year $1.175 million grant to support the Collective Impact Lincoln project

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Amount
$7,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For the Apostle Islands Area Community Fund in support of Madeline Island, Wis.

Leadership Lincoln, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
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 (Housing Justice project)

Amount
$25,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Support of a Lincoln attorney specializing in housing legal issues for the organization’s Housing Justice Project

Legal Aid of Nebraska (UPLIFT project)

Amount
$160,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
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
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
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
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

First payment of a three-year $90,000 grant for this advocacy organization working to build an electorate representative of all Nebraskans

Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

First payment of a two-year $20,000 grant for an advocacy and empowerment program focused on high-school youth

OpenSky Policy Institute

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

In support of a journalism project for this organization that promotes public discussion and conducts research on fiscal policy

South of Downtown Community Development Organization

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Third and final 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
2019

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

The Mediation Center

Amount
$9,500
Grants in Support of
Civic and Community, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For work with a peer-to-peer restorative justice project at two Lincoln high schools

Total $836,500