Grants

Grants in Support of Education
Awarded in 2019

Bright Lights

Amount
$5,100
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

To support a strategic plan for this organization that provides summer academic and enrichment courses for elementary- and middle-school students

Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools

Amount
$10,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

To support a strategic business plan for its Spark summer programming

Girls Code Lincoln

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For operational and planning expenses for this organization providing computer coding classes and workshops

Girls Incorporated of Omaha

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For support of the Eureka program providing a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum for Lincoln girls in grades 8-12 with community partners

Inclusive Communities

Amount
$8,500
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

In support of Lincoln high-school students and staff participating in IncluCity Leadership Camp, to help students appreciate differences and reduce acts of violence

Lincoln Housing Charities

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Support of Expanding Horizons, a free summer enrichment program for children in Lincoln’s Air Park neighborhood

Lincoln Public Schools (STEM Ecosystem project)

Amount
$5,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For work with a national consultant organization on a strategic planning to coordinate a STEM Ecosystem for Lincoln

Lincoln Public Schools (TCA Summer Academy)

Amount
$30,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

First payment of a three-year $75,000 grant to support a summer career-focused program for incoming ninth-graders at The Career Academy

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

For the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential (LEAP) youth education and employment initiative in collaboration with the HUB Central Access Point for Young Adults

Nebraska Human Resources Research Foundation, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Grants in Support of
Education, Grants in Alphabetic Order
Awarded in
2019

Continued support of an administrative position at this leadership development and mentoring program for college students

Total $178,600